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Nov 11, 2016, 05:34 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 November ...


Nov 10, 2016, 05:01 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, 03:29 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, 04:13 ET iHeartRadio Station Ticket 760 to Host 'Help-a-Hero' Radiothon Benefitting Paralyzed Veterans of America

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


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, 06:39 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 by ...


Oct 19, 2016, 03:22 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 bi-annual ...


Oct 14, 2016, 09:46 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Names Longtime Veteran Advocate to Lead Veterans Benefits Department

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is pleased to announce Peter Gaytan as associate executive director of its Veterans Benefits...


Oct 07, 2016, 04:34 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Recognizes 30th Anniversary of Air Carrier Access Act

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is recognizing the 30th Anniversary of the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA). The law signed by...


Sep 30, 2016, 06:19 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America to be Honored by National Fertility Association with Award for Advocacy

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is proud to announce that it will be honored with the Hope Award for Advocacy by non-profit...


Sep 29, 2016, 03:52 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Continuing Resolution that Allows VA to Provide Reproductive Services

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is pleased that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will soon be able to provide reproductive...


Sep 22, 2016, 04:55 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Honors Champions of Veterans with Disabilities at 2016 Mission: ABLE Awards

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) welcomed approximately 435 esteemed guests at its 2016 Mission: ABLE Awards, including Governor...


Sep 13, 2016, 04:51 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Pleased with House Passage of Veterans Mobility Safety Act

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is pleased with the passage by the House of H.R. 3471, the Veterans Mobility Safety Act. This bill ...


Sep 02, 2016, 07:04 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Weighs in on Presidential Candidates' Positions

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is responding to remarks made this week by presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary...


Sep 02, 2016, 02:59 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Reacts to President Obama's Response to the Commission on Care Report

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today reacted to President Obama's response to the Commission on Care Report, which was released...


Aug 31, 2016, 04:44 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Recognizes 2016 Summit Sponsors

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is proud to recognize the top level sponsors of its 6th annual Healthcare Summit and Expo. This...


Aug 31, 2016, 03:50 ET Paralyzed Veterans Executive Director Highlights VA Staffing Needs, Privatization and Title 38 in Strong Remarks to More than 800 Attendees at 2016 Healthcare Summit

During his opening remarks on the second day of Paralyzed Veterans of America's (Paralyzed Veterans) 2016 Summit and Expo, Paralyzed Veterans'...


Aug 29, 2016, 10:19 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Educates Hundreds of Spinal Cord Injury and Disease Health Care Professionals at 6th Annual Summit & EXPO

Beginning tomorrow, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) will host nearly 840 health care professionals at its 2016 Summit + EXPO...


Aug 25, 2016, 05:47 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today applauded the Obama Administration for issuing final regulations and guidance implementing...


May 12, 2015, 11:28 ET Disabled Veterans to Play Golf Alongside Pro Athletes, Business Leaders and Military Officials to Raise Money for Veterans Employment Program

Media are invited to attend and cover the 8th annual Paralyzed Veterans Golf Open (PVGO). At this unique event, paralyzed veterans and disabled...


Oct 03, 2012, 05:47 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Celebrates 66 Years of Helping Veterans with Disabilities and Honors Individuals and Organizations for their Contributions to Disabled Veterans

At its 2012 Americana Gala last night, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) welcomed more than 350 esteemed guests, including...


Sep 26, 2012, 12:10 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America to Honor Outstanding Leadership of Those Improving the Lives of Veterans with Disabilities

The following is being released by Paralyzed Veterans of America: WHO: Host, Paralyzed Veterans of America Keynote Speaker, Admiral James A....


Aug 27, 2012, 10:50 ET Latest Breakthroughs and Treatments in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Bring Top Clinicians and Researchers Together in Las Vegas

The best and the brightest minds in spinal cord injury medicine will convene this week for Paralyzed Veterans of America's Summit 2012 to discuss the ...


Jul 27, 2012, 11:19 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Disappointed in VA Admission That it Faces Sequestration Cut

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is extremely disappointed that the Administration still believes portions of the funding for the...


Jul 26, 2012, 08:05 ET Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at 22 -- Groundbreaking Law Celebrated by Rights Advocates

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), perhaps the single most important piece of legislation to improve the lives of people with disabilities,...