Welcome to the DAV Department of Wisconsin

SERVICE IS OUR FOCUS

DAV empowers veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity.

We provide free, professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining VA and other government benefits earned through service. We offer free rides to veterans who need help getting to and from VA medical appointments. We fight for the rights of wounded, injured and ill veterans on Capitol Hill in Washington DC and at the Capitol in Madison.

OUR MISSION

WE HAVE YOUR BACK

ADVOCACY & ACTION

DAV fights for the rights of ill and injured veterans on Capitol Hill and at the Capitol in Madison.

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WOMEN VETERANS

Wisconsin DAV has a long history of treating women veterans with the respect and dignity they earned.

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BENEFIT ASSISTANCE

One of DAV’s primary missions is to provide free, professional benefit assistance to veterans and their families.

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RIDES & VOLUNTEERING

The easiest way to help is by donating to Disabled American Veterans. We also have volunteer opportunities.

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Video Highlights

91st Annual DAV Wisconsin Convention

Dennis Nixon, DAV National Commander, reflects on nearly one hundred years of veteran support and the critical role that Richard Marbes plays in the success of the organization.

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Triple amputee meets Army medic who saved his life in Vietnam

Had it not been for Dewey “Doc” Hayes, Army veteran Dennis Joyner’s life might have ended in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam on June 26, 1969. DAV was there as they met for the first time in 50 years.

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This evening Matt Kempainen, Commander DAV Department of WI and Julie Hert, DAV -WI, State Auxiliary Commander, visited Chapter 51 for their monthly meeting. Chapter 51 is commanded by Danny Robinson while the Auxiliary Unit is run by the capable hands of Therese Robinson. Greg Palo wears dual hats as he is the Chapter Adjutant plus the Department 1st Jr. Vice Commander. Their new meeting site is the Neshkoro Community Center. I was quite impressed with the meeting space plus Unit /Chapter members hosted a small dinner prior to the meeting. This meeting provided a phenomenal opportunity for the exchange of ideas and updates. Both Commanders were extremely impressed and inspired with Chapter & Unit activities. Together, we make a difference in the lives of Veterans. ... See MoreSee Less

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Check out the DAV WI October Newsletter. Read about what’s happening in Wisconsin.
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