Ahead of July 4th, IAVA Launches Ambitious Veteran Support Fund (VSF) to Inject Critical Funding into New Veterans’ Community

Ahead of July 4th, IAVA Launches Ambitious Veteran Support Fund (VSF) to Inject Critical Funding into New Veterans’ Community

On National PTSD Day, $30 Million Campaign Challenges Americans to Support IAVA and Partners Operation Mend, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), Operation Homefront and National Military Family Association

Congress Passes Crucial Legislation Expanding the New GI Bill

Today, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the country's first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, applauded Congress for passing the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Improvements Act (S.3447).  This critical legislation will upgrade the Post-9/11 GI Bill by expanding benefits to new veterans studying at vocational schools, granting full GI Bill credit to National Guardsmen responding to national disasters and simplifying the Yellow Ribbon Program for veterans enrolling at private schools.

Senate Must Pass Defense Bill Supporting Troops, Military Families This Year

Today, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the country's first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, called on the Senate to swiftly pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  Although “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has dominated the national discussion, and it is undoubtedly important, it is only one part of the vital Defense Bill.

House Passes Sweeping Legislation for Female Vets and Caregivers

Today, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the nation’s first and largest nonprofit, non-partisan organization for the veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of S.1963, The Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act: