WASHINGTON, DC – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) Foundation supports the Department of Veterans Affairs statement to fully refund veterans affected by the implementation of the Forever G.I. Bill Law.
“Veterans have earned their G.I. Bill benefits, and the VA has promised to fully refund those veterans who were shorted due to computer errors,” said Joseph VanFonda, DVNF CEO. “For many of these veterans, the housing stipend they earned can be the difference in paying their rent and living on the streets. We encourage VA officials to make right by America’s veterans.”
A 2014 Veteran’s Report showed more than 750,000 veterans were currently using the G.I. Bill, while other VA reports indicate as many as 40,000 veterans are homeless each day in America. The VA and Congress must continue to make veterans a priority.
The Disabled Veterans National Foundation exists to provide critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically—after defending our safety and our freedom.
We achieve this mission by:
- Providing supplemental assistance to homeless and low-income veterans through the Health & Comfort program and various empowerment resources.
- Offering direct financial support to veteran organizations that address the unique needs of veterans, and whose missions align with that of DVNF.
- Serving as a thought leader on critical policy issues within the veteran community and educating the public accordingly.