Paralyzed Veterans of America Blog


PVA Serves Members During COVID-19

Posted by PVA Admin on Thursday March 26, 2020

Despite their own personal and family challenges and concerns, PVA’s Field Services Staff continue to make serving our members and their families a top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic. While many of them are working remotely to protect their health and safety and that of our veterans and communities at large, others are still working […]

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WE Served Retreat Supports Women Veterans

Posted by PVA Admin on Thursday October 10, 2019
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VA MISSION Act Provides New Health Care Options for Vets

Posted by PVA Admin on Thursday May 31, 2018

On May 23, the United States Senate voted 92-5 for the VA MISSION Act. The bill is now headed to President Trump’s desk for signature. The House of Representatives passed the bill on May 16, by a vote of 347-70. This historic legislation will reform care in the community, assess VA’s infrastructure, and finally, correct […]

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Unmasking ‘Administrative Evil’ in VA Worth the High Cost

Posted by PVA Admin on Tuesday July 4, 2017

‘Unmasking [Administrative Evil],” University of San Diego business ethics professor George Reed explained, “occurs when the harmful effects and full scope of wrong becomes widely known and the evil is named.’ In other words, there is no more ‘just doing one’s job’ in a broken government system once the consequences of doing so have been […]

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Stop Fighting Wars Before Doing Away with VA

Posted by PVA Admin on Friday January 20, 2017

As I watched Dr. Ben Carson’s interview on The Dave Ramsey Show, where he suggested that “we don’t need a Department of Veterans Affairs,” and that “the Department of Veterans Affairs should be folded in under the Department of Defense,” it became apparent to myself and anyone else who understands how the two agencies work […]

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Bearing the Battle Should Not Preclude Bearing A Child

Posted by PVA Admin on Sunday January 15, 2017

The Women Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2015, introduced by Senator Patty Murray last February, would have ended the 23-year ban on providing veterans with in-vitro fertilization (IVF) options; a ban that essentially limits — even eliminates in many cases — a veteran’s ability to bear or produce a child despite suffering the […]

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