This site is dedicated to the dissemination of information to all veterans with sensory disabilities. Our most active page is the Sgt. Shaft page. It contains links to Sgt. Shaft’s veterans’ advocate and advice columns that were published for many years in the Stars & Stripes, Washington Times, Military.com, and now appear weekly on our site.
Every year around Flag Day, BAVF holds a Congressional Awards Ceremony and patriotic picnic. Military Officers Association of America posted an article about our 29th Annual Congressional Awards Ceremony held on June 12, 2014. Photos and videos of previous events can be found on our Flag Week page.
Statement from the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System (VANIHCS) Visual Impairment Service Team (VIST) regarding a donation by BAVF.
Here’s a link to a recent article on BVA’s website by the BAVF’s Secretary, Dr. Dennis Wyant.
We just noticed a new product for iPhones that could be a huge help for the blind. It is called “Be My Eyes“. More information can be found at their website http://www.BeMyEyes.org. A press release about this non-profit organization and the smartphone app can be found at this link. The product and service is currently free.