Have you met the New Adjutant?

Following nine years of being an active and engaged member,  we are proud to introduce Mike Valila as the New Adjutant of the DAV Department of Massachusetts.

What is aid and attendance as it pertains to our Veterans?

Discover this special form of monthly compensation that Veterans are eligible for beyond the 100% rate.

What exactly is individual unemployability?

How does this work for our Veterans and how does one apply for this benefit?

Your claim has been denied. What are your options?

There are three options, supplemental claim, higher level review, and a formal appeal to BVA. More important is understanding why the claims are denied in the first place. Listen in and get your answer! 

What do you need to file a disability claim, and who is eligible?

Welcome to another service episode of the Great American Heroes Podcast. Here we will cover questions concerning filing a disability claim, and who is eligible.

How is service connection determined?

Listen in as we chat with Mike Valila, the Assistant Adjutant of the DAV Department of Massachusetts. An Iraq Veteran who has been with the DAV for 8 years. Mike shares 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.