BVA To Host State of the Organization Virtual Town Hall

The Blinded Veterans Association’s National Board of Directors and National Headquarters have scheduled a 90-minute virtual Town Hall meeting for Wednesday, December 16, at 3:00 p.m. EST to address the current state of the organization and its activities on a national level. BVA members, their families, and other interested stakeholders are invited to attend the Town Hall, which will feature BVA’s national leadership and the leaders of the Association’s special interest groups. National leadership areas […]

Give the Gift of Hope to Blinded Veterans this #Giving Tuesday!

Today is the day! Take part in #GivingTuesday and help us support all blinded veterans. Every donation counts. Even if you were financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still support us! Visit our Facebook page and share our #GivingTuesday posts with your friends and family. By spreading the word you’re helping us reach every blinded veteran who would benefit from our support. When you donate to BVA you’re helping us provide opportunities to […]

Give the Gift of Hope to Blinded Veterans this #GivingTuesday!

This year has been hard on all of us, but together we are getting through it. While you’re shopping for your holiday gifts this Black Friday and Cyber Monday, give the gift of hope to blinded veterans. By supporting BVA, you’re supporting veterans like Monaca Gilmore. Monaca sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) from an improvised explosive device that detonated near her convoy. The aftereffects of the TBI resulted in the loss of her eyesight. […]

VA To Present November 30 Community Town Hall

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will host a free hour-long event for veterans, families, caregivers, communities, service providers, Veterans Service Organizations, and partners. Please mark on your calendar a 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time start for the event on the Monday following Thanksgiving (November 30). The town hall will feature VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. Dr. Lynda Davis, VA’s Chief Veterans Experience Officer, will moderate the program. A Q&A segment will address important questions from the […]

Elizabeth Holmes Honored as Women’s Veteran of the Month for November

Elizabeth “Liz” Holmes, Georgia Regional Group, is an Army veteran. During her career, she attended both the Basic and Advance Ordnance Course and Airborne School. In 1976, she was commissioned to a 2nd Lieutenant in the Ordnance specialty. Following her military service, Ms. Holmes became a United States Postal Service employee, serving in a variety of capacities until she was forced to retire in 2014 due to her vision loss. She left USPS with 36 […]