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Sep 17, 2019, 08:47 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Announces U.S. Senator Duckworth as Recipient of 2019 Gordon H. Mansfield Congressional Leadership Award

Paralyzed Veterans of America today announced it will honor Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois with the 2019 Gordon H. Mansfield...


Sep 17, 2019, 08:43 ET PVA Issues Statement on Senate Passage of TSA Precheck Bill for Veterans with Disabilities

Paralyzed Veterans of America Deputy Executive Director Shaun Castle issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate passage of the Veterans ...


Sep 13, 2019, 08:33 ET Unique Charity Golf Open to Raise Funds for Veterans' Employment Program

WHAT: Disabled veterans will play alongside business leaders, military and government officials, and more at the 12th annual Paralyzed Veterans Golf...


Sep 04, 2019, 08:32 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Issues Statement on Sen. Johnny Isakson's Resignation at the End of 2019

Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake issued the following statement regarding the announcement from Georgia Republican Sen....


Aug 05, 2019, 13:43 ET Department of Transportation backtracks on legal obligation to take action addressing airplane restroom accessibility for travelers with disabilities

Today, Democracy Forward on behalf of Paralyzed Veterans of America requested a federal court to lift its hold on their lawsuit to compel the...


Jul 16, 2019, 12:06 ET Championship Tuesday will conclude competition at the 39th National Veterans Wheelchair Games

The 39th National Veterans Wheelchair Games conclude today with Championship games in wheelchair rugby, wheelchair soccer, wheelchair basketball and...


Jul 12, 2019, 14:55 ET Competition at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games starts today, providing vital physical and mental rehabilitation opportunities for athletes

More than 600 military Veterans from across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Great Britain are in Louisville this week to compete in the 39th National...


Jul 02, 2019, 08:38 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Kicks Off Campaign With Food City and Richard Petty to Support Our Nation's Heroes

On July 3rd, Paralyzed Veterans of America will kick off its campaign with Food City and NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty. Donations made at Food...


Jun 24, 2019, 08:33 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Seeks Award Nominations to Honor Business Leaders

Nominations are now open for the annual PVA Awards, Paralyzed Veterans of America announced today. With new categories introduced for 2019, these...


Jun 11, 2019, 08:38 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Welcomes OptumServe as Presenting Sponsor of Annual Gala

Paralyzed Veterans of America announced today that OptumServe is the presenting sponsor of its 2019 PVA Gala. Formerly known as the Mission: ABLE...


Jun 06, 2019, 07:00 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America issues statement on the VA implementation of the Veterans Community Care Program

Carl Blake, executive director of Paralyzed Veterans of America, issues the following statement regarding the VA implementation of the Veterans...


May 01, 2019, 08:41 ET MEDIA ALERT: Webinar to update disabled veterans and others with disabilities on their civil rights

WHAT: Paralyzed Veterans of America will host a webinar covering the civil rights laws that provide access to housing, air travel, public...


Feb 06, 2019, 09:04 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Receives Over $1 Million through Penske Automotive Group's "Service Matters" Campaign

Paralyzed Veterans of America received over $1 million through Penske Automotive Group's 2018 "Service Matters" campaign. Since the beginning of this ...


Jan 30, 2019, 19:00 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America issues statement on Veterans Affairs' proposed access standards to community care

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced its proposed access standards required by the "VA MISSION Act." The law sought to reform VA's...


Jan 17, 2019, 07:00 ET Veterans service organizations issue The Independent Budget Policy Agenda for the 116th Congress

Today, DAV, Paralyzed Veterans of America and Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States released The Independent Budget Veterans Agenda for the...


Dec 04, 2018, 09:00 ET Paralyzed Veterans Of America Issues Statement On The Passing Of Former President George H.W. Bush

Paralyzed Veterans of America issued the following statement today in response to the passing of former United States President George H.W. Bush. He...


Nov 20, 2018, 06:00 ET Paralyzed Veterans Of America Helps Travelers With Disabilities Avoid Holiday Flight Hassles

With some of the year's busiest travel days coming up, and new government research finding that one out of seven Americans has a mobility disability, ...


Oct 22, 2018, 11:17 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America highlights the UnstoppABLE spirit of veterans in new public service announcement

UnstoppABLE is a new, high-impact, public service announcement (PSA) campaign from Paralyzed Veterans of America that celebrates the indomitable...


Oct 04, 2018, 08:43 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Passage of Bill Making Air Travel More Accessible

Paralyzed Veterans of America is hailing the passage of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 302) through the U.S....


Sep 24, 2018, 18:14 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Lauds House and Senate Committee Leaders' Agreement on Long-Term FAA Bill

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) today lauded House and Senate transportation committee leaders for coming to an agreement on a long-term Federal...


Sep 07, 2018, 15:18 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America's Suit to Protect Rights of Disabled Air Travelers Progresses in Court Today

Today, on behalf of Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), Democracy Forward appeared in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ...


Aug 28, 2018, 07:00 ET Health summit offers cutting-edge research and technology to improve care of paralyzed veterans and others with disabilities

Starting today, over 500 clinicians from across the country — physicians, nurses, physical therapists, psychologists and more — are gathering at the...


Aug 26, 2018, 23:11 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Mourns the Loss of Decorated War Hero and Veterans and Disability Rights Champion Senator John McCain

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) today issued the following statement from its National President David Zurfluh, regarding the passing of Senator...


Jul 27, 2018, 13:34 ET The Department of Veterans Affairs and Paralyzed Veterans of America Recognize Top-Level Sponsors of the 38th National Veterans Wheelchair Games

The National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) co-hosts—the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) are delighted...


Jul 02, 2018, 10:57 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Partners with Food City, Richard Petty, and Coke to Benefit MISSION: ABLE

On July 4th, Paralyzed Veterans of America will kick off the eighth year of its partnership with Food City and NASCAR Champion and Hall of Fame...