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This Week at the VA - Mar. 17, 2019
Tune in May 22 for a Facebook Live featuring VA mental health apps and telemental offerings...B-17 crew saves young British boy's life...Telehealth working well for rural Veterans...Other-than-honorable discharge?...More  More...

This Week at the VA - May 12, 2019
VA building trust with Veterans through customer experience improvements...Ted Williams: an American hero...VA to Celebrate Women's Health Week May 12-18...More  More...

This Week at the VA - May 2, 2019
The Xbox Adaptive Controller is helping VA medical centers support Veterans...A life can turn around in just one moment...National television ad places VA partnership and telehealth in prime time...  More...

This Week at the VA - April 19, 2019
Preventing Veteran suicide begins when you are willing to #BeThere...American Legion Auxiliary partners with VA to help Veterans find their way around VA hospitals...CogSMART program improves Veterans' cognitive functions...  More...

VAntage Point - April 17, 2019
News and Resources for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors  More...

This Week at the VA - April 12, 2018
VA releases mental health and suicide prevention toolkit for former Guard and Reserve members...Army Veteran's long journey back to an active life...NCA and Carry the Load kick off ‘Memorial May' campaign...  More...

This Week at the VA - Apr. 05, 2019
National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic...Joe Louis: A Champion for His Country...Navy Veteran among first participants in Pharmacogenetic Testing program for cancer survivors...  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 29, 2019
Vietnam War Veterans Day - March 29, 2019...Guardians of the Flag...The real MVP: Vietnam Veteran proud to be in VA Million Veteran Program...  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 22, 2019
VA North Texas processes 225,000 prescriptions per month...ow VA is using feedback to improve Veterans Experience...Veterans serving Veterans: VA researchers who served  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 15, 2019
Secretary Wilkie announces groundbreaking partnership between VA and Sanford Health...'Wall that Heals' visits Texas...VA recently went LIVE on Facebook to discuss the new VA.gov – redesigned to be one go-to site with simple navigation and straightforward language...  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 08, 2019
Purple Heart recipients added to VA priority claim process... Celebrating female Veterans – past, present & future... President Trump signs the executive order to empower Veterans and end Veteran suicide...Painting Pups: Veteran finds therapy through his art...  More...

This Week at the VA - Feb. 01, 2019
Chinese-American WWII Veterans receive Congressional Gold Medal...Former paratrooper earns Volunteer of the Year award for work with incarcerated Veterans... #OperationSong - "The Forgotten War" by Carl Murphy...  More...

This Week at the VA - Jan. 25, 2019
World War II Veteran Harry F. Miller recalls the Battle of the Bulge...[Video] Secretary Wilkie hosted online community town hall...Topeka site for the Veterans Crisis Line celebrates 1-year birthday...  More...

VA to implement appeals modernization in February - Jan. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) announced that the Federal Register will publish on Jan. 18 regulations accompanying the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (AMA), which will help Veterans experience a more transparent claims decision-review process.  More...

VA, Health and Human Services announce Governor's Challenge to Prevent Suicide - Jan. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will convene for the inaugural Governor's Challenge to Prevent Suicide among Service Members, Veterans and their Families (SMVF) on Feb. 6, in Washington, D.C.  More...

If you're planning to leave the service in 2019... - Dec. 27, 2018
If youre planning to leave the service in 2019, don't miss out on your VA benefits. Eligible transitioning service members may be able to:  More...

VA announces moratorium on discharges and decreases from comprehensive caregiver program - Dec. 21, 2018
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that it will temporarily suspend discharges and decreases in level of support from its Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers because of continued concerns expressed by Veterans, caregivers and advocates about inconsistent application of eligibility requirements by VA medical centers.  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 14, 2018
Marine writes song for those struggling with PTSD or survivor's guilt...VA hosts Operation Hero-Animal Bond event...Tech for Troops bridges the digital divide for Veterans in need...  More...

FCC and VA to Combat Illegal Robocalls Targeting Veterans - Dec. 14, 2018
The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) continue to team up to combat illegal robocalls targeting Americans, including Veterans and their families.  More...

VA updates disability rating schedule related to hematologic and lymphatic systems - Dec. 10, 2018
​WASHINGTON — Effective Dec. 9, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) updated portions of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD or Rating Schedule) that evaluates the hematologic and lymphatic systems.  More...






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