2008

IAVA: A legacy of winning

Select a year from the list below to learn about IAVA’s impact during that time.

 

2008

Such a big year for us! Partnerships in Washington and beyond helped magnify IAVA’s impact like never before.

Leading the Conversation

With the Ad Council as a strategic partner, we reached a much broader audience, educating the public on veterans’ issues and facilitating a much-needed national discussion.

20,000+

IAVA membership continued to grow as more veterans responded to IAVA’s leadership in the post-9/11 veteran our community.

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Winning for Veterans

Education is key to success, and IAVA secured a HUGE education win for post-9/11 veterans.

2008: IAVA MADE HISTORY

2008: A Historic Year for Advocacy

Post 9/11 GI Bill

IAVA played a lead role in fighting for and passing the Post-9/11 GI Bill, arguably the most important veterans’ benefit for our generation. To date, this landmark legislation has sent more than one million veterans to college. Click below for a detailed timeline.

THE NEW GI BILL
History & Timeline

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Events: Bringing Veterans Together

Storm the Hill

During IAVA’s annual Storm the Hill, IAVA members got the opportunity to sit with policy makers to share their stories and discuss the issues that matter most to post-9/11 veterans.

2008 Gallery

2nd Annual Heroes Gala

IAVA honored Arnold Fisher, Scott Winkler and Carlos Leon at our 2008 Heroes Gala.

2008 GALLERY

Veterans Day Parade

IAVA marched in the NYC Veterans Day Parade with local members.

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Video Highlight

"ALONE"

In 2008, a new PSA from IAVA and the Ad Council announced CommunityofVeterans.org – the first online social network exclusively for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

IAVA History

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Support Veterans Today

Our country has an obligation to fulfill its promise to honor and support vets. Make a donation today to help IAVA fulfill its mission to connect, unite, and empower post-9/11 veterans.