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Storm the Hill Application

Thank you for your interest in IAVA’s Storm the Hill.

Storm the Hill is our signature advocacy and leadership development program that brings the stories of the more than 3.4 million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan to Washington yearly. We need your help to call on our elected leaders to fight on behalf of this generation of veterans.

In past years, IAVA members from around the country have joined us as we’ve met with over 100 Congressional offices and key leaders in the Executive Branch, including The White House. Together we made sure the Veterans backlog became a top priority for all Americans, defended the Post 9/11 GI Bill, and saw the passage of the Clay Hunt SAV Act.

In 2018, IAVA will once again take the fight to DC and keep it going all across the country to raise awareness and for our biggest priorities:

Apply today to join IAVA at one of our quarterly Storm the Hills:
Summer 2018 *June 4-8
Fall 2018 *dates TBD

Applications are on a rolling basis and will be reviewed upon receipt.
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Storm the Hill and Veterans Policy

We're recruiting for leaders both in Washington and in communities across the country.


We’ll take the fight to Washington, D.C. to share their stories and call on Congress to act on the issues confronting our community. Stormers will come to D.C. for the entire week. They will be put through an intensive training on policy, advocacy and media before meeting with Members of Congress, their staff and other elected leaders.







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Social media is a significant component of IAVA's advocacy. Participants should expect to participate. Engaging with IAVA on the following platforms is encouraged: Twitter: @iava, Instagram: @iava and Facebook: Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
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