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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...


Jan 05, 2017, 16:46 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Joins Presidential Inaugural Parade

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today announced it will join the official inaugural parade on Jan. 20. The event, organized by...


Dec 15, 2016, 14:56 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Corrects the Record on Support for VA Secretary in the Trump Administration

Despite Paralyzed Veterans of America's consistent position as an apolitical organization, it is being either falsely or mistakenly reported by...


Dec 14, 2016, 16:41 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds VA for Granting Full Practice Authority to Advance Practice Registered Nurses

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today expressed its support of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) decision to grant full...


Nov 30, 2016, 16:12 ET Passage of Veterans Mobility Safety Act a Big Win for Paralyzed Veterans

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) applauds the passage of H.R. 3471, the Veterans Mobility Safety Act, which has been a top...


Nov 18, 2016, 13:04 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Honored with Award for Advocacy by National Fertility Association

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) was recently presented with the Hope Award for Advocacy by non-profit organization, RESOLVE,...


Nov 11, 2016, 17:34 ET Veterans Day Message from Paralyzed Veterans of America National President

Paralyzed Veterans of America today issued the following statement from its National President Al Kovach, Jr., in honor of Veterans Day: "In...


Nov 10, 2016, 17:01 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Awards Top Honors to Students from Texas and Connecticut for its National Veterans Day Poster and Poem Contest

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) proudly announces the winners of its 13th annual Veterans Day Poster and Poem Contest:...


Nov 10, 2016, 15:29 ET iHeartRadio Station AM 1300 The Zone to Host 'Help-a-Hero' Radiothon Benefitting Paralyzed Veterans of America

AM 1300 The Zone, an iHeartRadio station in Austin, is teaming up with Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) to host its 'Help-a-Hero'...


Nov 09, 2016, 16:13 ET iHeartRadio Station Ticket 760 to Host 'Help-a-Hero' Radiothon Benefitting Paralyzed Veterans of America

Ticket 760, an iHeartRadio station in San Antonio, is teaming up with Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) to host its 'Help-a-Hero'...


Nov 01, 2016, 18:29 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Rule Requiring U.S. Airlines to Report Wheelchair and Scooter Transport and Damage

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) applauds the Department of Transportation's (DOT) final rule requiring large domestic airlines...


Oct 26, 2016, 12:56 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Weighs in on Repayment of California National Guard Re-enlistment Bonuses

In response to the news that the Pentagon is seeking repayment of re-enlistment bonuses equaling millions of dollars from nearly 10,000 current or...


Oct 21, 2016, 18:39 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Addresses the Future of Veterans Healthcare at Alliance for Health Reform Briefing

Today, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) Executive Director Sherman Gillums, Jr. addressed attendees at a panel discussion hosted...


Oct 19, 2016, 15:22 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Presents 2016 Fritz Krauth Award to Dr. Sarah Moyon

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) this week presented Dr. Sarah Moyon with the 2016 Fritz Krauth Award in Cleveland at its...