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NABVETS 2016 Convention to be held in Baltimore Maryland

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Recently, during a National Command Council meeting in Milwaukee Wisconsin, the NABVETS National Command Council voted to host the 2016 NABVETS Convention in Baltimore Maryland.  Baltimore was chosen for a number of reasons, including; the City’s reputation for hospitality, its tourist destinations, its proximity to the Nation’s Capital and the presence of several NABVETS Chapters in Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia. The leadership of NABVETS looks forward to seeing its members at the 2016 Convention.    The NABVETS 2016 Convention will

Brigadier General (Ret.) Cocroft Breaks Ground on 50 unit Veterans Manor project in Green Bay

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Brigadier General (Ret.) Robert Cocroft, Executive Director of the Center for Veterans Issues, Inc., continues to lead the way in the development of supportive housing for Veterans. In a speech to Green Bay dignitaries, including the Mayor of Green Bay and the Brown County Executive, General Cocroft laid out a vision for a facility that would provide the necessary support for Veterans of the facility to become independent and productive members of society. The General commended the City of Green

NABVETS Proud of its Partnership with Black Veterans for Social Justice


NABVETS and the Black Veterans for Social Justice (BVSJ) go back to the mid-70s in their efforts to address the needs of Veterans.  Their partnership is an example of the value that can be created when we – Black folks – work together for the common good. Both organizations were started by visionaries: NABVETS was created by Thomas H. Wynn Sr. in 1969 and BVSJ was created by Job Mashiriki in 1976.  Both organizations have worked to address the needs

NABVETS Elects New Leadership, Focuses on the Future

National Commander, Richard Kornegay

National Association for Black Veterans, Inc. (NABVETS)  2014 National Convention: New York Brooklyn, NY, August 20, 2014:  The National Association for Black Veteran’s Inc. (NABVETS) held its Bi-Annual Convention in Brooklyn, NY 14 – 17 August 2014. The event was hosted at the headquarters of the Black Veterans for Social Justice (BVSJ,) under the direction of Wendy McClinton, BVSJ President & CEO. With representatives from NABVETS chapters, state and regional commands, as well as the National Command Council, there was