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LEADERSHIP IN ACTION: WILLIAM SIMS, NABVETS FOUNDER AND EMERITUS BOARD MEMBER

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Every now and then, there are men and women who so dedicate themselves to a cause that their lives become the very filament that defines that cause. In the case of NABVETS, the sweat and dedication of William Sims is the fiber upon which the expanding matter of NABVETS is built. In fact, there is no ground or air or space in the house of NABVETS where Mr. Sims has not stepped, slept, cleaned, prayed, smiled or cried. And in

NABVETS DELAWARE CHAPTER TO RECEIVE NAACP FREEDOM FUND AWARD

NABVETS Delaware Chapter members led by Chapter Commander Nolan Lewis, honor Alonzo Pitts, WWII veteran.

NABVETS is proud to announce that the NABVETS Delaware Chapter has been selected to receive an award at the NAACP – Wilmington Chapter 50th Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet. The award is bestowed on those individuals and groups that work around the clock to bring hope, justice and peace to the community. The NABVETS Delaware Chapter is being recognized for its mission to advocate and assist Black, other minority and homeless veterans. The Delaware Chapter is a prime example of

A LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP: THOMAS H. WYNN Sr.

The late Thomas H. Wynn Sr., a Founder of NABVETS.

Thomas “Tom” Wynn Sr. was a determined visionary and a Veteran who strongly believed that the most significant way for Veterans, particularly Black Veterans, to improve the quality of their lives was to improve the quality of life for others. He believed that giving was the key to receiving, and who better to give than Veterans – men and women who had sacrificed so that people in their country could live in freedom, vote without encumbrance, live the American Dream

NEW CHAPTER INSTALLED IN BENTON HARBOR MI, CHAPTER #0104

Region IV Commander Mike Beal (far right) installed the Benton Harbor Chapter #0109.

NABVETS congratulates Benton Harbor’s Black veterans for organizing the NABVETS Benton Harbor Michigan Chapter #0104. Benton Harbor is located on Lake Michigan in Berrien County Michigan. The city is located west of Kalamazoo and northwest of South Bend, Indiana. In 2010, the population was 10,038 according to the census; 89.3% of the city is African American. The population of the Niles-Benton Harbor Metropolitan Statistical Area is 156,813 people. Between 2008 – 2012 there were 400 veterans living in Benton Harbor.