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Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:32:00 EDT

VA's Home Loan Guaranty program provides regulatory relief in response to COVID-19
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that VA is allowing home mortgage loan deferments for Veterans who have experienced financial hardships due to the COVID-19 national emergency. More...

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 16:00:00 EDT

VA achieves historic milestone for issuing appeals decisions
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board) reached a historic milestone, issuing more than 100,000 decisions this fiscal year (FY) 2020. More...

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 15:11:00 EDT

Statement by Secretary Robert L. Wilkie on the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Today we mourn the passing of a trailblazer and lifelong advocate for women's rights, Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg More...

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:00:00 EDT

VA recognizes HeRO award winners for safety initiatives, COVID-19 efforts
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it honored Veterans Health Administration (VHA) National HeRO Award recipients for their contributions to VHA's journey to becoming a high reliability organization (HRO). More...

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 10:49:00 EDT

VA offers debt relief to Veterans impacted by natural disasters
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today its commitment to extend debt relief to Veterans adversely impacted by natural disasters. More...

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:30:00 EDT

VA expands Veteran access to telehealth with iPad services
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today a new collaboration with Apple to increase Veterans' access to virtual care benefits. More...

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:00:00 EDT

VA awards $1.3 million to support Veterans at elevated risk of suicide from experiencing or being at risk of homelessness
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it recently awarded $1.3 million in grants to 11 regional homelessness nonprofit organizations to bolster suicide prevention services for Veterans who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness More...

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 10:03:00 EDT

VA notifies Veterans of compromised personal information
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Management today announced a data breach involving the personal information of approximately 46,000 Veterans and actions taken by the department to prevent and mitigate any potential harm to those ind More...

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 11:30:00 EDT

The country makes a milestone commitment to prioritize suicide prevention for Veterans and all Americans
The President's Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS) Office and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today 42 states and one U.S. territory signed the PREVENTS state proclamation pledging their pri More...

Wed, 9 Sep 2020 09:07:00 EDT

Secretary Wilkie Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging House Action on Veterans Suicide Prevention Legislation
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie today released the following statement after a bipartisan group of more than 30 senators called on House leaders to pass S. 785, the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improv More...



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