DAV's Critical Policy Goals for 2016
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Last updated September 17, 2015
Jose De Leon
1. Reforming the veterans health care system
2. Comprehensive caregiver support for veterans of all eras
3. Legislation to enact a fully developed appeals pilot program
4. Enhanced services and policies for women veterans
5. Adequate funding for veterans benefits and programs
1) Nearly 1.3 million members organized into over 1,200 local chapters and 52 departments
including Puerto Rico.

2) 3,900+ total DAV Service Officers.

3) More than 1 million veterans who trust DAV with their Power of Attorney (POA) to represent
them for benefits claims.

4) With the assistance of DAV, service members, veterans and their families received more than
$4.04 billion in retroactive and annual benefits in 2015.

5) More than 10.9 million claims submitted by DAV since being Chartered by Congress in 1932,
resulting in over $91 billion in benefits for veterans and their survivors.

6) 12,000+ DAV and DAV Auxiliary volunteers in VA hospitals and clinics donating nearly 2
million hours to help ill and injured veterans.

7) 700,000+ no cost rides for ill and injured veterans to VA medical facilities provided by DAV's
Transportation Network of volunteer drivers in 2015.
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