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ADVA Announces New Leader for Well-Being Projects

The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) is welcoming aboard a new leader that will help the needs of veterans well-being. Sissy Louise Moore will serve as the new Veterans well-being coordinator. Moore will serve as the primary ADVA coordinator for Alabama’s Challenge for Preventing Suicide among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families (SMVF) and will coordinate and manage other programs…

One Man Travels 50 States to Spread Awareness on Veterans’ Suicide

A veteran has been travelling across the US to help prevent veteran suicides. Wednesday he reached the state of Alabama, the 39th on his journey. “I’m doing 50 pushups at all 50 state capitols in 50 days,” shared Darren Hafford during a stop in Columbus Sunday. “I’m hoping to let other veterans know that might be struggling that help is out there.”

Alabama Veterans Homes Establishes COVID-19 Vaccination Program

The Alabama State Veterans Homes has established a new COVID-19 vaccination program. The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs said the new program is in line with the CDC and will allow the four long-term facilities in the state to receive, store, and administer vaccinations directly to residents and staff members. A resident at Bill Nichols State Veterans Home receives the…

ADVA to Build Veterans Home in Enterprise

Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs/Source: ADVA A federal grant thanks to the U.S. Veterans Administration will soon allow Alabama to build its fifth veterans home. According to officials with the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs, the $39 million grant will cover 65 percent of the home’s construction cost. The remaining 35 percent will be covered by ADVA. The estimated $60…