DAV Crow Wing County Chapter # 22

DAV/DAVA Crow Wing County Chapter # 22

            

             

           MISSION STATEMENT

Made up exclusively of men and women disabled in our nation’s defense, the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is dedicated to one, single purpose: building better lives for all of our nation’s disabled veterans and their families. This mission is carried forward by: providing free, professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service and provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other agencies of government; providing outreach concerning its program services to the American people generally, and to disabled veterans and their families specifically; representing the interests of disabled veterans, their families, their widowed spouses, and their orphans

before Congress, the White House, and the Judicial Branch, as well as state and local government; extending the DAV’s mission of hope into the communities where these veterans and their families live through a network of state-level departments and local chapters; and providing a structure through which disabled veterans can express their compassion for there fellow veterans through a variety of volunteer programs.

                                                           

  

                                                               Who is Eligible?
                                                         Any man or woman, who:
  • served in the armed forces during a period of war or under conditions simulating war, and
  • were wounded, disabled to any degree, or left with long-term illness as a result of military service, and
  • were discharged or retired from military service under honorable conditions.
  •                      Why your DAV Membership is so Important
  •                  http://www.dav.org/membership/JoinDAV.aspx