Rising to the Challenge
Ken Horn epitomizes BVA’s mission of “blinded veterans helping blinded veterans.”
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Gaining New Vision
Steve Baskis says he has found purpose and fulfillment in life again, thanks to BVA.
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Living the Army Values
Eric Marts’ example of “LDRSHIP” now inspires his fellow blinded veterans.
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BVA to Host Virtual Session Featuring VA Director of Optometric Service

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Davis-Lilly Honored as WVG Member of the Month for August

Davis-Lilly Honored as WVG’s Member of the Month for August Marlene Davis-Lilly, U.S.Navy, Veteran, Captain Buddy Spivey,U.S. Navy Veteran, Captain, Buddy Spivey (Razorback).Regional Group. Marlene Davis- Lilly served in the United States Navy as an Aviation Boatswains Mate and was stationed at Naval Air Station Sigonella Sicily. Marlene leads a kayak team in Little Rock Arkansas and is married with two children and three grandchildren. Mrs. Davis-Lilly has served as a police officer and a

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District 3 – Member of the Month – Doris Jones

District 3 – Member of the Month – Doris Olivia Jones Doris Olivia JonesMid-Atlantic Regional Group – Doris is a veteran of the U.S. Airforce and has been an active member of the Blinded Veterans Association since joining. Soon after joining, BVA Doris began participating in Adaptive Sports, Recreation Therapy, and Women’s Group Programs at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. She held dual leadership roles by serving as the Mid-Atlantic Regional

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President Signs Critical Legislation for Blinded Veterans

President Signs Critical Legislation for Blinded Veterans For Immediate ReleaseAugust 11, 2020 Contact – Stuart NelsonPhone – 202-371-8880 Blinded Veterans Association today recognized the magnitude of a presidential signing into law of two of the organization’s longstanding legislative priorities. The enactment of these measures will significantly enhance the lives of America’s blinded veterans and their families for years to come.   President Donald Trump announced the signing in a press briefing on August 8 from

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District Directors Goldsmith, Jackson Assume New Roles on BVA Board

District Directors Goldsmith, Jackson Assume New Roles on BVA Board Blinded veterans Daryl Goldsmith of Pensacola, Florida and Kevin Jackson of Austin, Texas have been sworn in as members of the BVA Board of Directors representingDistricts 5 and 6, respectively. The official actionoccurred on July 24, 2020.  Under BVA’s National Bylaws, each of the newly elected District Directors will serve three-year terms. Darryl will serve in the capacity for the first time while Kevin has

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