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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...


Jun 18, 2018, 09:31 ET Disabled Veterans, Military and Business Leaders Tee Off to Raise Funds for Veterans Employment Program

Paralyzed veterans, their caregivers and families, business leaders, military and government officials took to the fairways today at The Golf Club at ...


Jun 06, 2018, 04:38 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Commends President Trump for Signing VA MISSION Act

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) issued the following statement from its President, David Zurfluh, in response to President Trump signing the VA...


Jun 01, 2018, 05:36 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Elects Leadership for 2018-2019 Term

Paralyzed Veterans of America today announced that David Zurfluh, an Air Force veteran, and native of Washington state, will serve as national...


May 30, 2018, 09:08 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Responds to VA Announcement of Acting Secretary and Retirement of Deputy Secretary

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) released the following statement from its Executive Director, Carl Blake, in response to today's announcement...


May 25, 2018, 03:29 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Leaders Convene in Minneapolis for 72nd Annual Convention

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) kicked off its Annual Convention earlier this week in Minneapolis, with representatives from the organization's...


May 23, 2018, 04:40 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Final Passage of VA MISSION Act

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) issued the following statement from its President, David Zurfluh, in response to the Senate's passage today of...


May 18, 2018, 03:41 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Responds to President Trump's Nomination of Robert Wilkie as VA Secretary

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) released the following statement today from its Executive Director, Carl Blake, in response to the nomination of...


May 16, 2018, 11:19 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Chapters from Across the Country to Gather in Minneapolis for 72nd Annual Convention

WHO: National directors and delegates representing Paralyzed Veterans of America's 33 chapters across the country David Zurfluh, national president,...


May 16, 2018, 08:20 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds House Passage of VA MISSION Act

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) issued the following statement today from its Executive Director, Carl Blake, in response to the House passage of ...


May 09, 2018, 03:57 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Passage of VA MISSION Act

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) released the following statement today from its Executive Director, Carl Blake, in response to the ...


May 03, 2018, 12:27 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Honors San Antonio-based Luna Middleman Architects with 2018 Barrier-Free America Award

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has awarded its 2018 Barrier-Free America Award to Luna Middleman Architects of San Antonio,...


May 03, 2018, 03:25 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds House Introduction of VA MISSION Act

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) strongly supports H.R. 5674, the VA MISSION Act. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation would...


May 01, 2018, 05:22 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Responds to House Passage of Long-Term FAA Reauthorization Bill

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) issued the following statement today in response to an overwhelming vote in the U.S. House of...


Mar 28, 2018, 07:18 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Responds to Removal of VA Secretary

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) released the following statement today from its Executive Director, Carl Blake, in response to the ...


Mar 19, 2018, 05:50 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Responds to Omnibus Spending Bill

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) released the following statement today from its Executive Director, Carl Blake, in response to the ...


Mar 08, 2018, 03:48 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Honors Senator Johnny Isakson with 2018 Gordon H. Mansfield Congressional Leadership Award

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today presented Sen. Johnny Isakson, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, with...


Mar 07, 2018, 06:39 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Responds to OIG Report Regarding Problems at DC VA Medical Center

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) released the following statement today from its Executive Director, Carl Blake, in response to the ...


Mar 06, 2018, 08:08 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Urges Protection of VA Specialized Care and Expansion of Caregiver Support Services to Veterans of All Eras

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) National President, David Zurfluh, presented the organization's top legislative priorities today...


Feb 20, 2018, 01:18 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Responds to Findings of VA OIG Report

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) issued the following statement today from its executive director, Carl Blake, regarding the...


Feb 16, 2018, 03:36 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Deeply Disappointed in House Passage of H.R. 620

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) issued the following statement today in response to a vote in the United States House of...


Feb 13, 2018, 10:38 ET Paralyzed Veterans Executive Director Honored by HillVets

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is proud to announce that its Executive Director, Carl Blake, has been named to the HillVets100...


Feb 06, 2018, 12:52 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Announces First Annual Quad Rugby Invitational

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans), today announced its groundbreaking Quad Rugby Invitational, a free event for individuals living...


Feb 02, 2018, 11:56 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Contribute to Vikings' Super Bowl Stadium Accessibility Redesign

The Minnesota Vikings NFL team will be hosting this year's Super Bowl in a 65,400-seat stadium featuring superior wheelchair access and seating...