News from Paralyzed Veterans of America A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages.

Latest

Jul 22, 2017, 11:57 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Urges Open-Minded Debate on Future Funding For Veterans Healthcare

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today weighed in on options being considered to fund the veteran "choice" program, as the House...


Jul 18, 2017, 19:18 ET 37th National Veterans Wheelchair Games Opens Big

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), co-hosts of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games,...


Jul 13, 2017, 12:43 ET 37th National Veterans Wheelchair Games Comes to Cincinnati, Ohio

Media are invited to attend and cover the 37th annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG). At this momentous event, paralyzed veterans and...


Jul 12, 2017, 15:33 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Urges Movement on Veteran Healthcare Data System

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) expressed concern that the building blocks to VA healthcare reform may be getting lost in the...


Jul 05, 2017, 09:10 ET Food City, NASCAR Legend Richard Petty and RTIC Coolers Team Up to Help Veterans

Today, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) kicked off the seventh year of its partnership with Food City and NASCAR Champion and...


Jun 13, 2017, 21:24 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Passage of VA Accountability Bill

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) National President Al Kovach, Jr. today commends the U.S. Congress for passing...


Jun 08, 2017, 16:44 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Joins Forces with Disability Rights Partners to Urge Support of Air Carrier Access Amendments Act

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today banded with like-minded advocacy organizations in support of the newly introduced Air...


Jun 05, 2017, 22:03 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America "Cautiously Optimistic" on New VA Patient Record System

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today expressed restrained yet hopeful support of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary...


May 24, 2017, 17:51 ET Leading Veterans Groups Respond to VA Budget for Fiscal Years 2018-19

Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)—authors of The Independent...


May 22, 2017, 15:18 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Elects David Zurfluh as National President

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) this week appointed immediate past national senior vice president to hold the organization's...


May 08, 2017, 19:01 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Weighs in on the American Health Care Act Debate

In a May 3, 2017 letter sent to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Paralyzed Veterans of America...


Apr 25, 2017, 16:58 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Celebrates Virginia Governor's Mansion for its Accessible Design Accomplishment

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) presented the Virginia Governor's Mansion with its 2017 Barrier-Free America Award at a private...


Mar 31, 2017, 16:10 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Recognizes Virginia Governor's Mansion for its Accessible Design

This week, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) announced it has awarded the 2017 Barrier-Free America Award to the Virginia...


Mar 16, 2017, 18:58 ET Penske Automotive Group Donates More Than $1 Million to Paralyzed Veterans of America

Today Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) announced that Penske Automotive Group donated more than $1 million last year to the...


Mar 15, 2017, 17:04 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Presents Senator Patty Murray with 2017 Gordon H. Mansfield Congressional Leadership Award

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today announced it has honored Senator Patty Murray with the 2017 Gordon H. Mansfield...


Mar 14, 2017, 20:15 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds VA's Action for Veterans with Service-Connected Diseases as Result of Camp Lejeune Water Supply

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today commended the VA for the long-awaited rule to establish presumptions for the service...


Mar 10, 2017, 16:32 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Expresses Grave Concerns for Disabled Air Travelers

This week, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) members have been on Capitol Hill to discuss with Congressional members the...


Mar 09, 2017, 19:32 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Urges Protection of VA Specialized Services, CARF Standards in Private Healthcare, Enforcement of VA Staffing Capacity Requirements

Today Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) National President Al Kovach, Jr. testified before the Senate and House Veterans' Affairs...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:15 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Leader Recognized for Positive Impact on Veteran Advocacy

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) Executive Director Sherman Gillums, Jr. has been named among 100 of 2016's most impactful...


Feb 14, 2017, 11:53 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Looks to the Future with Confirmation of Dr. David Shulkin as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) National President Al Kovach, Jr. today released this statement following the confirmation of...


Feb 07, 2017, 16:41 ET Leading Veterans Service Organizations Release 30th Edition of the Independent Budget for the 115th Congress

Today DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans), and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) released The...


Jan 26, 2017, 14:31 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Cautiously Optimistic About Hiring Freeze Exemptions for VA Clinical Staff

On January 23, 2017, President Donald Trump mandated by executive order a civilian service hiring freeze in all agencies of the executive branch....


Jan 19, 2017, 10:56 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Congressional Action that Enables VA to Provide Procreative Services

On January 19, 2017, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued an interim final rule amending its regulation regarding fertility counseling...


Jan 18, 2017, 15:43 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America President Attends Run Across America Celebration

The following media advisory was issued today by Paralyzed Veterans of America: WHO: Paralyzed Veterans of America and Guardian for...


Jan 11, 2017, 15:13 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Voices Expectations of President-Elect Trump's Selection for VA Secretary

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today remarked on President-Elect Trump's announcement that he has selected VA Under Secretary...