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DAV SALT CITY Chapter #43
Manistee Michigan
Fulfilling Our Promises to the Men and Women Who Served
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Our DAV Chapter is continuing to support the program to provide free transportation for veterans needing to travel to their VA medical appointments. We bought 3 vans, one in 2012 and two in 2013, that are hitting the 200,000 mile mark. We are buying new all-wheel drive vans when the... Continue reading
DAV Salt City Chapter #43 Newsletter January 2019 Chapter activities since our last newsletter In August our Forget-Me-Flower sale raised a good amount of money in donations. We had fewer folks helping to sell the flowers but took in more money than last year. Forget-Me-Flower sale donations are used to... Continue reading
DAV Salt City Chapter #43 July 2018 Newsletter Chapter activities since our last newsletter DAV Chapter #43 member Roger Yoder has volunteered to represent us on the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund Committee for Manistee County. This committee is set up to review grant requests for local veterans in need. ***... Continue reading
Photo taken at Disabled American Veterans Chapter #43 dinner to celebrate helping local veterans for 75 years. DAV members present in the picture are: Dennis Johnson, Karen Korolenko, Stanley Wikosz, Birney Summers, Larry Rathburn, Rose Hammond, and Thomas Dutkavich along with their spouses and supporters. Continue reading
Our Chapter held a well-attended thank you dinner for the volunteer drivers and their spouses in December. These are the folks who volunteer their time and talents to drive veterans to their VA medical appointments. They use the 3 vans that were bought by our DAV Chapter. This DAV service... Continue reading
No matter what branch you served in, whether you were peace time or war time, whatever your job path or how many years you served, raising your hand and committing yourself to service in the military was a brave and selfless act. Thanks to those who have served and those... Continue reading
The Aleda E. Lutz Veterans Affairs Medical Center would like to share the following information for Veterans to receive their flu vaccine. Veterans receiving a flu vaccine from the VA must be enrolled and receiving care from the VA. The Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, 1500 Weiss Street in... Continue reading
Disabled American Veterans Salt City Chapter #43 provides rides for veterans needing to get to medical appointments. The transportation to and back home from VA arranged medical appointments is free to the veteran. The DAV Chapter in Manistee has 3 vans that are used to provide rides. These rides are... Continue reading
By: Leo Shane III, December 20, 2016 Veteran Affairs officials on Tuesday officially open the new Atlanta office for the department’s Veteran Crisis Line, nearly doubling the program’s capacity to aid suicidal veterans and servicemembers. The move comes amid growing demand on the service but also scrutiny over its operations.... Continue reading
Trauma embeds in the minds of combat troops at a cellular level. It takes prisoners from all generations. In the documentary film “Acronym: The Cross-Generational Battle With PTSD,” physiological adaptations that helped war fighters stay alive downrange have insidious effects back home. The veterans who tell their stories served in... Continue reading
Published in the Manistee News Advocate October 4, 2016 By CAITLIN DeLUCA Capital News Service LANSING — A bill to increase the number of disabled veterans receiving property tax exemptions faces cautious resistance from local governments that would lose revenue if it passes. And representatives of some veterans groups sympathize... Continue reading
Chat phone number: 1-800-273-8255, Press 1 Texting number 838255 Online chat service: Veterans Crisis Line Connect with other veterans and family members dealing with similar issues: Make The Connection Resources and other information: American Legion Suicide Prevention Continue reading
This blog is currently under construction and will grow with information that is useful to our members, veterans and of interest to the general public. Your comments and suggestions are welcome. Veterans making the transition back to civilian life must overcome many obstacles, and we provide programs that address their... Continue reading
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