The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that its National Cemetery Administration (NCA) is partnering with Carry The Load, a nonprofit organization that provides active ways to connect Americans to the sacrifices made daily by the U.S. military, Veterans, first responders and their families. NCA will participate in Carry The Load’s Memorial May awareness campaign, which […]
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Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert Wilkie today announced an increase to the department’s goals for contracting with Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB). For fiscal year (FY) 2019, VA seeks to award at least 15% of its total contract dollars to SDVOSBs and at least 17% to VOSBs, representing a 5% […]
In August of 2018, the United States Department of Justice resolved the whistleblower lawsuit filed by Moldex-Metric against 3M, the manufacturer of standard issue ear protection devices for combat use. To the tune of $9.1 million, 3M settled allegations made against their dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 (CAEv2), without admitting liability. The plaintiff claimed […]
2019 National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic
Francis Osorio-Rivera goes from one extreme sport to the next. In Miami she kiteboards, In Snowmass she snowboards. In her spare time this amazing Army Veteran also finds time to share her passion for adaptive sports with other Veterans.
Air Force Veteran Joel Bowman is in hot pursuit of that feeling. A feeling he can only get gliding down the mountain on skis, or in this year’s case, a sit ski. Skiing gives him a sense of joy he never thought he would feel again. To learn more about the National Disabled Veterans Winter […]
Andrew Lessard lives for adrenaline. He’s stroked to have discovered skiing after his military career ended abruptly. He will tell you “not bad for a Texas boy.
Navy Veteran Scott Nelson owes his life to adaptive sports and VA therapists. His wife and caregiver says this time at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic is a whole new beginning for her family.
A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researcher was recently recognized by the American Academy of Audiology for his work in improving the lives of Veterans and others affected by hearing loss. Dr. Patrick Feeney was presented the 2019 Jerger Career Award for research in audiology at the American Academy of Audiology’s annual meeting March 29. The Jerger Award […]