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2011-07-15 11:59:00

PITTSBURGH, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experiencing the world's largest annual wheelchair sports event, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games (Games), August 1--6, 2011, is just a mouse click away, thanks to an unprecedented effort by copresenters Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

2011-07-13 09:07:00

Largest Annual Wheelchair Sporting Event Comes to Pittsburgh, August 1-6 PITTSBURGH, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Paralyzed Veterans of America: WHO: Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaDepartment of Veterans AffairsMore than 600 athletes, all military veterans in wheelchairs WHAT: More than 600 wheelchair athletes from across the United States, Puerto Rico and Great Britain, will convene in Pittsburgh for the 31st National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

2011-05-26 07:45:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VetsFirst, a program of United Spinal Association, and Social Security Works have joined with veterans' organizations to release Social Security: Serving Those Who Serve Our Nation, a report encouraging political leaders to give special attention to the stake of veterans in the future of Social Security. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/MM82757LOGO) Social Security reform would impact over one-third of America's 54 million...

2011-05-24 09:15:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The news of a possible therapy breakthrough that could in the future help some people with spinal cord injury is being described as an "exciting development" by Paralyzed Veterans of America. "I think everyone who has read or seen the stories are very excited by what seems like a novel therapy to help some people with spinal cord injury be more ambulatory, at least in the laboratory setting.

2011-05-23 08:31:00

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans and leaders from business, government and the armed services took to the fairways at Belle Haven Country Club today for the fourth annual Paralyzed Veterans Golf Open.

2011-05-18 09:38:00

BOSTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the national unemployment rate for veterans with severe disabilities at 85 percent, a unique Boston program aims to drastically cut unemployment for veterans with disabilities--helping those who wore the uniform and were seriously injured secure good jobs and careers.

2011-05-16 10:10:00

BOSTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the national unemployment rate for veterans with severe disabilities at 85 percent, a unique Boston careers program aims to make a difference, helping those who wore the uniform and were seriously injured secure good jobs and careers in a tough economy.

2011-03-30 10:50:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) National President Bill Lawson urged Congressional leaders to protect Department of Veterans Affairs heath care from politics. "Without a doubt, the Department of Veterans Affairs is the most effective health-care provider for veterans.

2011-03-29 12:48:00

Changing Lives, Building Futures A Time to Honor America's Veterans with Disabilities and Their Families WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is marking the 65th anniversary of its founding in April by encouraging all Americans to take time out of their busy schedules to honor and help empower our nation's veterans with disabilities.

2011-02-14 17:12:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four of the nation's leading veterans service organizations are urging the Administration and Congress to invest $65.3 billion to sufficiently meet veterans health-care and veterans benefits needs.


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