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2015 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition underway

The 2015 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition began on January 1st. During the months of January, February and March, Veterans enrolled at VA medical facilities or outpatient clinics are invited to enter their art, music, dance, drama and creative writing entries into the local competition phase. It’s an exciting time with art exhibits and performances by Veterans occurring across the country.

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2015 Wheelchair Games registration opens today

Co-Presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games is a rehabilitation and wheelchair sports program empowering Veterans to live more active and healthy lives through wheelchair sports and recreation. Veterans with a Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Amputation or other neurological injury that uses wheelchair for sport, and are eligible for care in the VA can participate.

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Team Red White & Blue opens Firebase Tampa, Florida

Founded in 2010, Team Red White & Blue has more than 50,000 members with chapters in 120 cities across the country. Surprisingly, Team RWB  accomplished this amazing growth without a physical facility, not even an administrative office, but that is changing. …

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Memorial honoring disabled Veterans dedicated in DC

On Sunday, October 5, 2014, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. The dedication ceremony included remarks from President Barack Obama, VA Secretary Bob McDonald, former Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Interior Department Secretary …

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