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Mid-Winter Conference 2018

DAV Mid-Winter Conference 2018 Planning is in full swing for our DAV Mid-Winter Conference in D.C. and I am hopeful we will have another great showing for the 2018 Mid-Winter. In the past DAV of MN has had participation at a level that has made us stand out. If you have never been, I highly [...]

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DAV is in Need of Volunteer Drivers

Our Transportation Program Director Trent Dilks recently met with Twins Cities Station KSTP Channel 5 about the need for volunteer drivers for our Veterans.  You can view the story attached, or via this link http://kstp.com/medical/veteran-affairs-hospital-minneapolis-reports-volunteer-driver-shortage-disabled-american-veterans/4687373/?cat=12196 Click here to Learn more on the DAV Transportation Program

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DAV MN E-News 12/1/17

DAV MN E-News 12/1/17 

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Legislative Update 12/1/17

Greetings, It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That’s right, the build up for the MN state legislative session is upon us again (also the holidays). I hope you are all as excited as I am for the upcoming session. We have some very important work ahead of us and I hope you will [...]

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COLA Increase for 2018 Passed into Law

On November 2, 2017, President Trump signed Public Law 115-75, which provides a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) increase of 2 percent, effective December 1, 2017, for veterans disability compensation and dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) for survivors and certain other benefits.  This increase matches the COLA provided to Social Security recipients. This COLA  benefits injured and [...]

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Aitkin County veterans take the cake

Local agencies have been of significant support to area veterans. In the past year, the Aitkin Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and VFW and their auxiliaries donated 60 gas cards, 95 grocery cards for $25 each. In addition, the office collaborates with Aitkin County Health and Human Services, Salvation Army, Aitkin County Homeless Coalition and [...]

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Klobuchar learns from local veterans, praises their efforts

By the time the second-term Democrat departed, she had an insider’s perspective of the local Disabled American Veterans chapter’s efforts. And she had a better understanding of how the group works with other organizations, including the McLeod County Veterans Services Office. http://www.crowrivermedia.com/hutchinsonleader/news/local/klobuchar-learns-from-local-veterans-praises-their-efforts/article_68439671-1ebd-54f4-bea8-d96f9f222505.html

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DAV MN E-News 10/27/17

DAV MN E-News 10/27/17 

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VA Medical Center’s Wish Lists

The VA Medical Centers in Minneapolis, St. Cloud, Fargo and Sioux Falls are always looking for donated items to help support Veterans in their care.  Below are their current “needs” Minneapolis VA Health Care System Needs List August 2017 (002) Sioux Falls VA Health Care System Needs List July 2017 Sioux Falls VA Health Care [...]

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DAV MN E-News 9/29/17

DAV MN E-News 9/29/17

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