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FERGUSON OUTRAGE: NABVETS CHALLENGES BLACK VETERANS TO MAKE POSITIVE IMPACT IN THEIR COMMUNITIES

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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.“ Martin Luther King, Jr. Since 1969 NABVETS has challenged African American veterans to get involved in efforts to improve their community.   For many veterans, the events unfolding in Ferguson is an echo of the summers of 1968 and 1969 when African Americans and many others protested against what many considered an institutionally racist system of oppression.   Out of the maelstrom of

NABVETS ECLIPSE RADIO STATION TO BEGIN BROADCASTING ON VETERANS DAY

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The NABVETS Eclipse internet Radio station will begin broadcasting on Veterans Day at 8 a.m CST.   Visit the station at http://www.eclipseradio.us/ to here a message from National Commander Kornegay; National Chaplain Bishop Leon McClain; Emeritus Board member Brigadier General (Ret.) Robert Cocroft, Founder William Sims, Regional and State Commander other dignitaries and members from across the World. The Eclipse Radio will be broadcasting 24/7, 365 days a year.   The format will include talk radio, information on Claims and VA Benefits,

Agent Orange Raises Vietnam Vets’ Risk of Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Agent Orange has been linked to Prostate Cancer in Black Veterans.   Call NABVETS at 1 -877-NABVETS for assistance.

(HealthDay News) — Exposure four decades ago to Agent Orange in the Vietnam War appears to boost veterans’ risk for a recurrence of prostate cancer even after the organ is surgically removed, a new study shows. And if the cancer does return, it tends to be more aggressive among veterans exposed to Agent Orange than in those not exposed to the chemical defoliant, the researchers found. Black veterans are especially vulnerable to these tough-to-treat recurrences, the researchers said. “This means

LEADERSHIP IN ACTION: NABVETS REGION VIII QUARTERLY CONFERENCE

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Over 100 Veterans Received Assistance with Their Claims (Fayetteville NC): NABVETS congratulates the Region VIII Commander, Richard D. Kingsberry and the Command Council members for a well-attended Region VIII Quarterly Conference. On October 25, 2014, NABVETS Region VIII held its Quarterly Conference in Fayetteville North Carolina. Region VIII includes the states of Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Washington D.C and West Virginia. Regional Quarterly meetings are critical and important venues for developing and implementing strategies to grow chapters, recognize and