Helping Others to Achieve
Brian felt lost, alone, and didn’t know what to do next…
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One Vision, One Team, One Fight
Lonnie's strength and joy come from those who haven’t yet experienced...
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A Shining Light of Inspiration
Paul continually guides his colleagues out of the darkness and into the light...
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Rising to the Challenge
Ken epitomizes BVA’s mission...
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Gaining New Vision
Steve found purpose and fulfillment in life again...
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Living the Army Values
Eric inspires his fellow blinded veterans...
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Never Leaving Anyone Behind
Monaca champions women veterans initiatives via her...
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Blinded Veterans Association Expands Criteria for Organization Membership

Any person having honorably served, or currently serving in the Armed Forces of the United States, qualifying for Department of Veterans Affairs Blind Rehabilitation Service is now eligible for membership in BVA…


A Thanksgiving Message from BVA Director of Development Meredith Buono-DaGrossa

Dear Blinded Veterans Association Family, The time has once again arrived when we gather around the table with our families and friends, pausing to reflect on the things for which we are most thankful. Beyond our own needs, we are mindful of those less fortunate and struggling in our own country and throughout the world. The Thanksgiving holiday can serve as an invitation to rededicate ourselves in our own unique ways to make a difference

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BVA Joins VSOs in Honoring all Veterans

For the first time in three years due to the worldwide pandemic, BVA National President Joe McNeil and Director of District 1 Wanda Grover joined other Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) in presenting an organizational wreath at Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Veterans Day. The symbolic gesture paying tribute to all veterans capped off a day of memorable activities for BVA in and around a rainy Nation’s Capital.  The laying of the

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Options for Recognizing the World Around You

VetTech to focus on text and object recognition as November series continues this Wednesday Join the Blinded Veterans Association’s VetTech Team this Wednesday, November 16, at 2:00pm Eastern Standard Time. The session will highlight various smart phone apps, services, devices, and other means by which text and objects can be recognized and communicated to individuals with sight loss. Do not miss this VetTech session! Attendees will participate in: An overview of recognition apps, services, and

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BVA National President Reflects on Veterans Day

My Fellow BVA Members:  I have a question for you to contemplate on the eve of this most significant holiday: What exactly is Veterans Day and what does it mean to us, our families, our fellow veterans, and our fellow citizens everywhere?  Veterans Day is a day that has been set aside by the country to recognize certain unique sacrifices made by a select group of citizens, our veterans. The sacrifices originate from a choice

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