Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation

Purpose: The purpose of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Committee is to promote programs and services that assist and enhance the lives of veterans and their families, ensuring restoration and/or transition to normally functioning lives. Standing Rules #6, Core National Standing Committees

Key Program Statements:

  • Support rehabilitation and healing of veterans through arts, crafts, and hobbies.
  • Support veteran caregivers, family members and survivors.
  • Enroll Auxiliary members as VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) volunteers at VA health care facilities.
  • Help The American Legion, State Department of Veterans Affairs and Chamber of Commerce promote job fairs for veterans and their families.
  • There isn’t a VA hospital close to your community? Find opportunities for Auxiliary members to serve veterans in your area such as serving the homeless.

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