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Remember This Woman Vet?

By Bill Morgan | October 24, 2019

Update on the Woman Veteran we featured on the front page of our Memorial Day newsletter: You might remember that her car broke down on the way to LA. Staff met her at the bus station, helped her find housing…

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Watch This Space

By Bill Morgan | October 24, 2019

The NVF is partnering with Working Pictures, Inc. (www.working-pictures.com) on a documentary about Shad Meshad’s 50-year war against veteran suicides and homelessness entitled “The Mad Man,” Shad’s moniker when he was called to Washington to develop the Vet Center Program.…

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Welcoming Travis Mills to the Board

By Bill Morgan | October 24, 2019

New NVF Board Member Travis Mills is the CEO and founder of LibertyID, a leading voice in identity theft, cyber-security and e-commerce circles. LibertyID resolves identity theft issues, restoring both identity and peace of mind for individuals. It also serves…

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Welcome Home, Kristine!

By Bill Morgan | October 24, 2019

Kristine Stanley, MSgt, USAF (Ret.) joins our Board. It’s a pleasure to welcome Kristine to the Board of Directors. She came to us in early 2013 from The Mission Continues after her retiring from 24 years in the Air Force.…

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NVF Welcomes New Interns Jane Zierhut and Roberto Hernandez

By Bill Morgan | October 24, 2019

Both interns are students in the School of Social Work at Cal State Los Angeles. Jane is from Los Angeles, California. She received her Bachelor’s in social work from California State University, Los Angeles and is currently a master’s student…

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A Shoutout to Scott McCullough

By Bill Morgan | October 24, 2019

Award-winning filmmaker Scott McCullough, best known as a director for commercials and music videos, applied his talent to a public service announcement for the NVF. “The Other Note” with Martin Sheen launched in November 2016. It went on to win…

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Alzheimer’s on the Horizon: Looking Ahead

By Shad Meshad | August 29, 2019

I thought I knew about all the issues facing our nation’s veterans, particularly those with TBI and PTSD. Then VeteransAgainstAzheimer’s reached out to us. VeteransAgainstAlzheimer’s, part of UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, is a national network of veterans and their families, military leaders, veterans…

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VA Denies Emergency Room Claims

By Shad Meshad | August 19, 2019

When I first heard about this, I thought maybe some of these ER visits were unwarranted. But that’s not the case. The report from the VA’s Office of the Inspector General is titled, “Non-VA Emergency Care Claims Inappropriately Denied or…

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Historic Humvee auctioned to help feed veterans

By Bill Morgan | August 10, 2019

WATCH VIDEO AT WNYT.COM ALBANY – The next time you’re at an event at the Times Union Center, don’t just walk by that giant car parked in the atrium. Instead, take a second look. The 1991 military High Mobility Multipurpose…

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