WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 2, 2022) – Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake released the following statement today in response to final passage of the “Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022,” also known as the PACT Act. Championed as the most comprehensive toxic exposure legislation […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 28, 2022) — Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake issued a statement today in reaction to the Senate’s failure to pass the PACT Act. “We are extremely disappointed and dismayed that the Senate failed yesterday to allow the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 30, 2022) – Paralyzed Veterans of America today announced that U.S. Marine Corps. veteran and Florida native Charles Brown will remain its national president – the nonprofit’s highest elected office. Brown was re-elected to serve a second term by PVA’s Board of Directors on May 20. Brown, along with PVA’s executive committee, will begin […]

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Campaign to run in all Food City supermarkets in Southeast June 29th – July 26th    WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 2022) — Paralyzed Veterans of America – the nation’s premier nonprofit  for disabled veterans, their families, and caregivers, once again kicked off its annual checkout campaign alongside long-time supporters Food City and champion racecar driver […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C., (June 27, 2022) — Paralyzed Veterans of America National President Charles Brown released the following statement in response to today’s release from a bipartisan group of Senators announcing their opposition to the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission moving forward. “Paralyzed Veterans of America supported the VA MISSION Act which established the AIR […]

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  New law expands lifesaving mammogram screenings for women veterans who are more at risk of getting breast cancer than their civilian counterparts   Paralyzed Veterans of America – the nation’s premier nonprofit of choice for disabled veterans, their families, and caregivers – today applauds President Biden for signing the Making Advances in Mammography and […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C., (May 31, 2022) – With more than 28,000 cases of multiple sclerosis reported to the Department of Veterans Affairs annually, Paralyzed Veterans of America – the nation’s premier nonprofit of choice for disabled veterans, their families, and caregivers – is expanding its membership as medical technology advances early detection of MS, inviting all […]

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  WASHINGTON, D.C., (March 24, 2022) — Paralyzed Veterans of America National Vice President and Chair of its Anita Bloom Women Veterans Health Committee Tammy Jones this week released the following statement applauding the Senate for passage of the Making Advances in Mammography and Medical Options for Veterans Act (also known as the MAMMO Act). […]

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WASHINGTON, March 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Paralyzed Veterans of America – the nation’s premier nonprofit of choice for disabled veterans, their families, and caregivers – today announced it received a donation of more than $1 million from long-time partner and veteran supporter Penske Automotive Group. The amount includes donations from Penske Automotive Group and Premier […]

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PVA Partners with Excelsior College

Post Date:March 16, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C., (March 16, 2022) – Paralyzed Veterans of America announces a new partnership with Excelsior College – a private online higher education institution based in upstate New York – to help bring practical adult education directly to America’s veterans. As part of the collaboration, Excelsior College is providing PVA members, their spouses and domestic […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 10, 2022) — Paralyzed Veterans of America – the nation’s premier nonprofit of choice for disabled veterans, their families, and caregivers – today announced the formation of a committee to represent the interests of veterans with multiple sclerosis. As the only veteran service organization specializing in helping veterans with MS, PVA created […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C., (March 14, 2022) — Paralyzed Veterans of America National President Charles Brown released the following statement in response to today’s Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) health care infrastructure recommendations to the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission. “Paralyzed Veterans of America has grave concerns about the recommendations released today by the VA that some […]

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  WASHINGTON, D.C., (March 11, 2022) — Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake today released the following statement on this week’s nomination of Shereef Elnahal to serve as Under Secretary for Health of the Veterans Health Administration and Ray Jefferson to serve as Under Secretary for Benefits of the Veterans Benefits Administration. “The […]

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WASHINGTON, March 9, 2022 — West Point graduate, leading veterans advocate, and Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake today released the following statement on his nomination to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission – an independent, bipartisan group nominated by the President and approved by the Senate to […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C., (March 9, 2022) — Paralyzed Veterans of America National President Charles Brown today released the following statement on President Biden’s announcement of his intention to nominate PVA Executive Director Carl Blake to serve on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission – an independent, bipartisan group established by the […]

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