Blinded Veterans Association Peer Mentor Program

Every generation of blinded Veterans faces different challenges. When the Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) was formed in 1945, it was easy for a group of blinded Veterans to reach out to each other–they were all being treated at the same Army hospital in Avon Old Farms, CT. Nearly 100 blinded Veterans at that facility came together to form BVA in the closing days of World War II.  Now, Veterans returning from operations overseas are usually sent back to their home states to recuperate with their families. They have access to…

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