IAVA's legislative team in D.C. needs a quick favor - they need you to call Senator Tom Coburn's office today and ask him NOT to block the Clay Hunt SAV Act when it gets a vote in the Senate later this week (week of Dec. 8). We finally got a vote in both the House and the Senate. It is expected to easily pass the House, but in the Senate just ONE senator can block the bill. Since Senator…
Clay Hunt's mom bravely shared her story with the world of losing her son. She courageously testified in front of Congress about how the VA failed Clay after coming home from war (learn more about Clay's story here). And she also showed that she's determined to fight on in Clay's memory. She told her story to Congress, to the media and together with IAVA members from across America, Susan…
IAVA is the nation's first and largest non-profit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to bettering…Read More
Remembering Clay Hunt.
I was confined to my electric wheelchair, exiled by all of my friends and family because of my behavior, homeless without wheelchair accessible shelter in the dead of winter with almost a foot of snow on the ground, my emotions were hopelessness and despair, the pain beyond comprehension. Then one…Read More
After battling with PTSD and an anxiety disorder, my husband felt the only way out was to confront the police with a shotgun on our front porch. He wasn't looking to shoot them, instead was hoping they would shoot him. He knew I wouldn't get the life insurance if he did it himself, so he was…Read More
Just 8 more working days of this session. We'll need everyone's help to get this through.
My husband killed himself the week before Christmas 2005. I have learned so much from this tragedy. All he needed was the right meds and help and he wpuld still be here. Ft. Bragg NC