Garry J. Augustine

Garry J. Augustine, a combat-wounded Vietnam veteran, is executive director of the nearly 1.3 million-member DAV National Service and Legislative Headquarters in Washington, D.C. His responsibilities include oversight of DAV’s National Service and Legislative Programs. He is the organization’s principal spokesperson before Congress, the White House and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Recent articles from Garry J. Augustine

Fairchild Air Force Base active and Guard leadership tour the Spokane Veterans Affairs Medical Center while talking to staff and veterans in Spokane, Wash., Feb. 14, 2014.
Opinion
Health Care ‘Choice’ For Veterans Could Leave Many Without Options
Many of the proposals to provide veterans more choice in their health care could wind up cutting them off entirely.
In this photo taken Thursday, April 2, 2015, Navy veteran Samuel Ewing, left, waits to be seen by a medical care provider at the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif.,
Veterans Benefits
Give Veterans Greater Access To Quality Care, Not Health Care Credit Cards
The head of Disabled American Veterans argues taking money from the VA for the private sector isn’t the cure for veterans care.
In this March 11, 2015 photo, a patient walks down a hallway at the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C.
Veterans Benefits
The Solution To VA Reform Isn’t The Private Sector
Handing veterans’ health care over to the private sector is not the solution to VA’s problems.