Veterans Day commemorates the end of World War I, the war to end all wars. It’s become a day to remember all Veterans and victims of war. In America we especially honor that precious one percent of our population who have fought our longest-running wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, their brothers and sisters who served…

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The National Veterans Foundation is pleased to feature a special Veterans Day project that uses art and the written word together. This project began as a collaboration between an artist and a poet in Crestline, California, a community in the San Bernardino Mountains. Linda Harlan-White teaches a weekly Special Needs Adult Art Class to a…

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moovel has partnered with FASTLinkDTLA to bring Angelenos a new way to navigate Downtown Los Angeles. Starting as a community beta on October 2nd 2018, Angelenos and visitors can get around Downtown LA driven by U.S. military veterans, for an affordable flat-rate fare – on-demand. The FlexLA on-demand ridesharing app will get you to your…

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The vote was unanimous. On August 21, the California Board of Parole Hearings voted to recommend that James “Sneaky” White’s sentence be commuted. White has served 37 years of a life sentence. If White’s name is familiar to you, it’s likely because the NVF has been advocating for him for years. Shad Meshad met White…

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The National Veterans Foundation honors the memory of Burt Reynolds (1936 – 2018). Though not a veteran himself, Reynolds was a staunch advocate for veterans. He joined our honorary board in the late nineties. Reynolds was a close friend of Charles Durning, a WWII veteran who served on Normandy Beach. Durning joined our honorary board…

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Chauncey McNeill smiles easily when you meet him, but engage him in conversation and you quickly find out how passionate he is about learning. Born in Southern Pines, NC, he grew up in Charlotte where he attended UNC- Charlotte, graduating with degrees in Chemistry and Criminal Justice. Pressed, he mentions his publications in scientific journals:…

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What is VASH? The Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) is run through the department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  You might be familiar with HUD’s Section 8 vouchers for low-income families. VASH is similar, but serves only qualifying veterans. Like the HUD program, there are income thresholds and other criteria to be eligible.  …

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A native Angeleno, Jackie Hill attended Cal State, Dominguez Hills for her undergrad work. She credits leaders at the university with her choice of social work. “They showed me that I had always been a social worker because of my commitment to service and the empowerment of others. I chose to work with Veterans because…

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Loxley, AL – (May 22, 2018) – Aloha Hospitality, Inc., parent company of Baumhower’s Victory Grille, will honor our military heroes by donating 5% of their restaurant’s proceeds this Memorial Day, Monday, May 28th to the veteran service programs of the National Veterans Foundation “We could never repay the sacrifices our veterans have made defending…

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47 years of working with Veterans. I thought I’d run into every kind of challenge they face.  Then, recently I attended a cybersecurity conference in Los Angeles, with presentations by the LAPD’s cybersecurity team and others fighting identify theft. That’s where these experts hit me with the information that Veterans are twice as likely to…

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