127 new vans on the way to help sick and disabled veterans.To provide transportation for sick and disabled veterans to get to and from VA medical facilities for needed medical care, 127 new Ford vans are on their way to join the DAV See WebDAV. Transportation Network nationwide. The vans are made possible through a continuing partnership between DAV Departments and Chapters and the Colorado Trust.
The 127 new vans include 61 Ford Super Duty See also Ford Super Duty engine for the 401, 477, and 534 engines built from 1958 to 1981. The Ford Super Duty is a line of commercial trucks (over 8,500 lb GVWR) introduced in 1998 for the 1999 model year. Econoline, 12-passenger vans and 66 Ford Freestar The Ford Freestar was a minivan that was manufactured by the Ford Motor Company from 2004 until November 2006. It replaced the Ford Windstar for the 2004 model year. The name change accommodated Ford's strategy to rename all their cars to words beginning in F. , 7-passenger vans. The new vans represent a combined investment of more than $2.5 million dollars in DAV Transportation Network purchases for 2006.
Volunteer drivers, many who use vacation time, arrived at National Headquarters eager to get their vans on the road and to work serving our nation's sick and disabled veterans. Many of the volunteer drivers took the opportunity to tour DAV National Headquarters, pick up some free posters and information, and even buy fraternal items and supplies at the Purchasing Department Noun 1. purchasing department - the division of a business that is responsible for purchases
business department - a division of a business firm before getting back on the road to deliver the new vans to destinations throughout the country.
The photos depicted here represent a sampling of the many outstanding volunteer drivers who are building better lives for America's disabled veterans and their families through their efforts to keep the DAV Transportation Network rolling with new vans to provide needed transportation for sick and disabled veterans.
Lined up in front of DAV National Headquarters, with volunteer drivers waving good-bye, are seven of eight new Ford vans on their way to join the DAV Transportation Network in Pennsylvania. The Keystone State purchased a total of 12 new vans.
Clive Randall, a DAV volunteer driver out of Pocatello, Idaho Pocatello (IPA: [po kə tɛ lo]) is the county seat and largest city of Bannock CountyGR6 , adjusts the mirror on one of two new Ford vans volunteer drivers from Idaho picked up at DAV National Headquarters. The vans will service sick and disabled veterans using the Salt Lake City VA Medical Center.
Ready to return to Owensboro, Ky., with a new Ford van to make sure sick and disabled veterans have transportation to and from the VA medical center in Marion, Ill., are, Jim Huff, Commander, DAV Chapter 4, Owensboro; Ray Plucknett, volunteer driver, and his spouse, Marian; and Dolores Dolores (or Delores) was a common given name (until the 1960s in the USA); it is cognate with the English word "dolorous" (meaning sorrowful) and equivalent in meaning. Huff, Commander, DA V Auxiliary State Department of Kentucky.
Standing in front of one of four new Ford vans slated to join others at work in the DAV Department of Indiana are, Don Williams, Department Adjutant ADJUTANT. A military officer, attached to every battalion of a regiment. It is his duty to superintend, under his superiors, all matters relating to the ordinary routine of discipline in the regiment. Mike Whelihan, Tony Cross, Jim Thurau and Department Commander Tony Craig Tony Craig (born 20 April 1985 in Greenwich, London) is a footballer who currently plays for Crystal Palace of The Championship.
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Debbie Walker, Adjutant; and Annie Murphy, Senior Vice Commander, DAV Chapter 7, Mobile, Ala., enjoy a tour of the Fred R. Bristol Visitor's Center. The two Chapter officers and volunteer drivers were at National Headquarters to pick up a new Ford van bound for service in the DAV Transportation Network providing transportation to and from VA medical facilities in Biloxi, Miss., and Pensacola, Fla., for sick and disabled veterans.
John Kligis, Commander, DAV Chapter 83 Wauconda, Ill., and Mike Hiley, DAV HSC HSC - High Speed Connect , North Chicago North Chicago, industrial city (1990 pop. 34,978), Lake co., NE Ill.; inc. 1909. Its economy is closely intertwined with the neighboring city of Waukegan, which has a harbor on Lake Michigan. VA Medical Center, prepare to mount up in a new Ford van purchased by Chapter 83.
The Keystone State does it again with the purchase of 12 new Ford vans for the DAV Transportation Network in Pennsylvania, made possible in cooperation with the Pennsylvania War Veterans" Council and support of the State Legislature A state legislature may refer to a legislative branch or body of a political subdivision in a federal system.
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James Maxon, left, DAV Chapter 1, Sioux Falls Sioux Falls, city (1990 pop. 100,814), seat of Minnehaha co., SE S.Dak., on the Big Sioux River; settled 1856, inc. as a village 1877, as a city 1883. Settlers abandoned the site in 1862 because of Native American raids, but with the establishment (1865) of Fort , S.D.; Joyce Barrett, center, DAV National Headquarters VA Voluntary Services Correspondent; and Lorne King, a DAV volunteer driver, pause for a photo after completing the paperwork on a new Ford van to be based out of Spencer, Iowa. The new van will provide transportation for sick and disabled veterans seeking care at the VA medical center in Sioux Falls.
DAV Transportation Network volunteer drivers take time out for a photo with the three of the seven new Ford vans ready to depart DAV National Headquarters to transport sick and disabled veterans in Washington and Idaho to and from VA medical facilities for needed care. The vans for the transportation program are made possible through local funding and in conjunction with the National Transportation Network Van Grant program.