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Charleston Air Expo - Disabled American Veterans

  • Synopsis: Published: 2011-04-04 - Disabled American Veterans brings its message of service and volunteerism to the The Charleston Air Expo on April 9 - DAV Flight Team.

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Disabled American Veterans Brings Message to The Charleston Air Expo - Disabled American Veterans (DAV) brings its message of service and volunteerism in support of our nation's combat-wounded men and women to the The Charleston Air Expo on April 9.

More than sixty-five years ago, sixteen B-25 Mitchell bombers launched off an aircraft carrier to conduct the famed Doolittle Raid over Japan. The mission proved to be one of the most galvanizing events of the Second World War - establishing the B-25 as a symbol of American military strength and determination. Today, in its modern-day mission with the Disabled American Veterans Flight Team, the B-25 serves as a reminder of the sacrifices veterans have made and continue to make for freedom. In the company of this historic bomber, the DAV Flight Team travels to airshows throughout the country increasing public awareness of disabled veterans and providing information about DAV programs and benefits.

"The DAV is thrilled to bring our message of volunteerism and support to our nation's sick and disabled veterans to this air show. We believe the men, women and children who will visit this air show are the patriotic, military-friendly citizens that have helped make this nation so great," said DAV National Commander Wallace Tyson. "The DAV is proud to be among this crowd, and meet those who want to know more about our service to veterans."

Disabled American Veterans, representing more than 1.2 million disabled veterans, is a non-profit organization founded in 1920 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1932. It is dedicated to one, single purpose: building better lives for our nation's disabled veterans and their families.

For more information about Disabled American Veterans go to dav.org/ or follow the DAV Flight Team at www.facebook.com/davflightteam

DAV Flight Team travels to airshows throughout the country representing Disabled American Veterans. DAV Flight Team's goal is to; increase public awareness of disabled veterans and to serve veterans in communities across the nation.



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