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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…

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A Veterans Day Message from BVA’s Executive Director

Dear Friends: Veterans Day is a unique and special day for those of us affiliated with the Blinded Veterans Association (BVA). In many cases, we share this day and its meaning with our families. I plan to use the day this year to contemplate, even more than I have in the past, the service and sacrifices of the veterans I have met over the years, many of whom have become my closest friends. Col. Brian

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Ambassador Program Forges Ahead, Midpoint Reached in Round Two

BVA Ambassadors are the key liaisons between veterans with sight loss and the organization’s Veterans Service Program. They serve in key roles in the dissemination of valuable benefits information and crucial advocacy tips to help their fellow veterans.  Ambassadors are trained and available to help blind and low-vision veterans gain access to the vital services provided VA Blind Rehabilitation Service. The second class of BVA Ambassadors has now completed more than half of the required

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Fusion, JAWS, ZoomText Updates Will Highlight November 9 VetTech

Are you interested in learning about recent updates to computer software that assist blind and low-vision users? Or do you have a question about screen readers or other software you have used to read or produce written material? If so, the upcoming BVA VetTech session is meant for you! BVA is pleased to again announce our VetTech program recently inaugurated last month.  VetTech offers participants the opportunity to learn about the latest in AT available

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Virginia Ceremony Draws Mid-Atlantic BVA Members

Michaun Harrison, president of the Blinded Veterans Association’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Group, and Edd Bond a member of the regional group from Williamsburg, Virginia, participated in a symbolic flag-raising ceremony November 3 at the recently opened downtown City Hall in Manassas Park, Virginia. Michaun also spoke at the event, promoting BVA’s services to veterans with sight loss and the recent bylaw amendment expanding eligibility for membership. Edd was accompanied by his wife, Wilma Bond. The event

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