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Lisa Hughes

Welcome to the third episode of The Great American Heroes Podcast. Lisa Hughes from WBZ TV Channel 4 in Boston joins us at Fort Independence to support our annual 5K race. She has been a friend to the DAV Department of Massachusetts for years. Lisa shows up year after year to kick off the 5K race as it is extremely important to her to give back to those who have given us so much.

Featured Guests

Paul Wahlberg

Paul Wahlberg joins us on location at Fort Independence in South Boston for the annual Veterans 5K race to help raise money for the DAV Department of Massachusetts. Paul shares his gratitude that organizations such as the Wahlbergers are able to get involved with organizations like the DAV.


DAV Services

How is service connection determined?

Listen in as we chat with Mike Valila, the Adjutant of the DAV Department of Massachusetts. Mike is an Iraq Veteran who has been with the DAV for 8 years. We discuss how service-connection is determined by VA.

DAV MA Launches Great American Hero Podcast

Listen in to our first two episodes.We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Great American Heroes Podcast! We will be featuring various supporters of the Disabled American Veterans program to discover more about the program itself and the fine people who are the...

DAV MA Launches New Website

4 JUNE 2023: For immediate release. As part of our continued and relentless pursuit to deliver exceptional service, the Disabled American Veterans Department of Massachusetts, (DAV MA), has launched a new website. For more than 100 years, DAV MA has been a strong and...

What Are You Waiting For?

Thanks to dedicated members across the nation, the DAV programs are far-reaching and the personal rewards fulfilling. Our members are diverse in their interests which is what has made the DAV so successful. Foremost in our hearts is the goal of assuring benefit entitlement and compassion for our disabled veterans.