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Sep 20, 2017, 19:10 ET Paralyzed Veterans 'Mission: ABLE' Awards Honor Outstanding Contributions to the Nation's Veterans

Last night, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) welcomed approximately 480 esteemed guests to its 12th annual Mission: ABLE Awards....


Sep 15, 2017, 13:06 ET 2017 Paralyzed Veterans of America Mission: ABLE Awards Celebrates Leaders Committed to Paralyzed Veterans and their Families

Media are invited to attend and cover the 2017 Paralyzed Veterans of America Mission: ABLE Awards. The Mission: ABLE Awards provides a unique...


Sep 11, 2017, 22:11 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Comes to Houston for Recovery Effort

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today announced a team from its national office will join its local Paralyzed Veterans...


Sep 11, 2017, 08:15 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Partners with Waffle House and Richard Petty to offer a Delicious Donation Opportunity

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today announced another great partnership that offers a quick, convenient opportunity to support...


Sep 07, 2017, 15:52 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Reaches Out to Hurricane Victims

Today, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) President David Zurfluh issued the following statement on Hurricane Harvey recovery...


Aug 25, 2017, 11:13 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America's Annual Healthcare Summit & Expo Opens in Washington, DC

Media are invited to attend and cover the 7th annual Paralyzed Veterans of America Healthcare Summit & Expo (Summit). The Summit brings...


Aug 23, 2017, 16:51 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Veterans Appeals Improvement & Modernization Law

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) Executive Director Sherman Gillums Jr. today released the following statement, after witnessing...


Jul 31, 2017, 19:44 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Challenges Administration Rollback of Protections for Disabled Air Travelers

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today filed suit against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for abruptly rolling back a...


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...