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September/October 2018

In this issue:


July/August 2018 coverTHE BUSINESS OF REBUILDING A LIFE: Wayne Miller and the Silver Spring Vet Center In this issue, Richard Currey interviews Wayne Willer, the charismatic leader of the Silver Spring, Maryland, Vet Center. They discuss Miller’s own postwar struggles to find his place, along with the current state of the Vet Center program, the ever-changing needs of the veterans they serve, and the problems that loom before them. [on the cover]The Business of Rebuilding a Life: Wayne Miller and the Silver Spring Vet Center

Terry Ashe/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images HOW VVA SAVED THE VET CENTERS: The Fight for Reauthorization Continuing our celebration of VVA’s fortieth anniversary, former President Mary Stout describes VVA’s fractious battle to save the VA’s Vet Center program from eradication in 1987.

Photo: Steve AndrascikGLORY DAYS PART III: In the final installment of our free-wheeling conversation between seven veterans of VVA’s 1983 Founding Convention, the gang shares their memories of that seminal event, its aftermath, and its enduring legacy.

Photo: Michael KeatingPAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE: The 2018 Leadership & Education Conference Full photo coverage of the happenings in Palm Springs, including those honored there, and reports from the chairs of VVA’s Working Groups.

Photo: Ken WilliamsonSECTION 14: The Other Palm Springs When the Minority Affairs Committee held its Diversity seminar at VVA’s Leadership & Education Conference in downtown Palm Springs, it couldn’t have known the troubling history of the ground upon which they stood.

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