Blinded vets honor radio reporter


WTOP-FM Washington, DC correspondent J.J. Green will be honored alongside two US Senators as The Blinded American Veterans Foundation (BAVF) presents its annual Congressional Awards today (6/16).

US Senators Jim Webb (D-VA) and Thad Cochran (R-MS) will receive BAVF’s Gillispie Award, while Green and artist Tom Nielsen will share the Foundation’s Carlton Sherwood Award.

“We’re honored to recognize Senator Webb for his outstanding service to the residents of Virginia and support of the nation’s defense programs,” said BAVF President John Fales. “We’re equally proud to recognize J.J. Green’s exceptional security and defense broadcast coverage,” he said.

The Blinded American Veterans Foundation assists blinded ad sensory-disabled veterans in attaining their full potential through research, rehabilitation, and re-employment.