• In 2003, Ce-Ce Mazyck’s parachute got tangled with another soldier’s; today she’s a voice for disabled Veterans

    In 2003, Ce-Ce Mazyck's parachute got tangled with another soldier. Today, she is “living life to the fullest and not just existing.”

  • Veteran and DAV volunteer leader uses VA virtual tools to help fellow Veterans

    Army Veteran overcame hurdles transitioning from military to civilian life. She is now a DAV volunteer leader in the Veteran community in Connecticut.

  • Disabled American Veterans take White Ribbon VA pledge

    Veterans at the Disabled American Veterans’ Women Veterans Seminar took White Ribbon pledge to end harassment and sexual assault.

  • DAV volunteers clean, highlight American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial

    In a sign of pre-pandemic times, Disabled American Veterans volunteers met May 22 to clean the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington, D.C.

  • VA engineering research center’s newest invention: prosthetic hook mouse

    It’s yet another example of ingenuity on the part of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL), a collaborative effort between the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and the University of Pittsburgh. HERL researches, develops, and tests a variety of technologies, including wheelchairs, and uses 3D printers with advanced manufacturing to design and create prostheses and other assistive devices.

  • 35th Annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic

    The 35th Annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic will look a bit different but the mission remains the same. This year’s five-day event, sponsored by VA and DAV, will be held virtually.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Centra “Cece” Mazyck

    During Black History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Centra “Cece” Mazyck, who became a Paralympian following a parachute accident.

  • Columbia VA receives van dedicated to WW II hero

    Celebrities are accustomed to their faces on billboards and buses, but for retired Army Major Albert Hamilton, it was a bit overwhelming to see his image painted on a donated van dedicated to him.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Butch Whitehead

    On the Disabled American Veterans birthday, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Stephen “Butch” Whitehead, who serves as the national commander.

  • Quad amputee finds adrenaline through skiing, golfing and adaptive sports

    No arms and no legs are no problem for this Coast Guard Vet who still skis and golfs with the best of them through adaptive sports.

  • VA, DAV co-host National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic

    Annual clinic is a world leader in adaptive winter sports instruction for injured Veterans. It’s therapy that gives freedom to heroes who fought for our freedom. Includes Nordic skiing and sled hockey.

  • North Idaho Veterans service organization provides silent support behind the scenes

    "They want to help people one way or another. As I like to tell people, you don't have to carry this load all by yourself."

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