Veterans

37th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games

The 37th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games is right around the corner. The games are being held in Cincinnati, Ohio from July 17th to July 22nd, 2017. Local Cincinnati venues where most of the events are being held include: Duke Energy Convention Center; Stargel Stadium; Fairfield Sportsmen’s Association; and the Powel Crosley Jr YMCA. There are …

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Country Music Stars Donate Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

The country duo Florida Georgia Line are quickly becoming some of the biggest stars in music. Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard released their third album last year, and have been touring all over North America in 2017.  As a part of their “Dig your Roots” tour the group decided they wanted to do something special. Earlier this …

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Veterans Benefits Administration Increases Special Auto Allowance

Beginning October 1, 2016, eligible Service Members and Veterans with certain service-connected disabilities were granted an increase in the VA Auto Allowance program of (no more than) $20,235 toward the purchase of a vehicle. This is a one-time lifetime grant. Those qualified for the automobile grant may also qualify for the adaptive equipment grant, which …

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Marine Lance Corporal and Double Amputee Brandon Receives Wheelchair Van

Brandon Long was on his first deployment in Afghanistan in 2010 when he lost his legs to an IED blast just 2 days before his daughter Claire was born. Thanks to the MobilityWorks team and nonprofit Help Our Military Heroes, this deserving hero received the keys to a new BraunAbility Chrysler Town and Country. Brandon …

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