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TOP PHOTO: U.S. Army Veteran Chris Hull (left) makes a play to steal the ball from U.S. Army Veteran Mason Symons during a National Veterans Wheelchair Games rugby match, July 11 in Louisville, Kentucky.

The National Veterans Wheelchair Games is co-presented annually by VA and Paralyzed Veterans of America. The games serve Veterans with spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, amputations and other central neurological impairments with the goal to increase their independence, healthy activity and quality of life through wheelchair sports and recreation. Photo by Erika Ruthman

Get National Veterans Wheelchair Game news and updates here


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Hurricane tips for Veterans and their families


Hurricane Season is June 1 – Nov. 30. Never underestimate the value of being prepared! Learn more about hurricanes, hazards associated with hurricanes and what you can do to prepare. READ MORE

VA Police and Veteran

Suicide prevented. Army Veteran thanks Dublin VA nurses and police

When a Veteran with severe PTSD knew that he needed help immediately, and thought suicide was an option, he called the Veterans Crisis Line. READ MORE


Veteran: “I’m hearing better now than I have in 20 years”

Jerry Smith thought he would never be able to hear again when he came home from Vietnam. That all changed thanks to a hearing aid fitted via VA audiology telehealth. READ MORE

NVWG Event

New Wheelchair Games event tests Veterans' strength and brain power

The National Veterans Wheelchair Games are getting a makeover in its 39th year, with an event that will test strength, leadership, skill and brain power. READ MORE

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Are you a fan of podcasts? Borne the Battle is our weekly podcast where we interview Veterans and share their stories with you.

Perry Fiorz was an analytical scientist for the Air Force. Now, as the CEO of his own licensing company, he's returned to his first love: music. Listen to the entire episode here.



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