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Wed, 13 Nov 2019 16:33:00 EST

VA's version of ‘Shark Tank' awards grassroots health care innovations
As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) efforts to promote grassroots innovations throughout its health care system, the agency recently crowned winners from the Veterans Heath Administration (VHA) Innovation Ecosystem's "Shark Tank& More...

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 15:49:00 EST

News from the Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is expanding commissary, military exchange, and morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR) retail privileges on U.S. military installations as specified in the Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act of 2018, included in t More...

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:07:00 EST

VA and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation launch effort to prioritize mental health and emotional wellbeing in America's workplace
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary's Center for Strategic Partnerships and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today, pledged to support the mental health and welfare of the country's workforce. More...

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:38:00 EST

VA's Veterans Benefits Administration makes strides during 2019 fourth quarter
The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) delivered performance improvements made for the fourth quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2019 during a late October live webcast. More...

Fri, 8 Nov 2019 11:05:00 EST

VA's Board of Veterans' Appeals named finalist for Military Spouse Employment Award
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board) was named a finalist Oct. 30, for the 9th Annual U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Hiring Our Heroes awards and is a contender for the Military Spouse Employment and Mentor More...

Fri, 8 Nov 2019 10:02:00 EST

VA Center for Women Veterans celebrates 25th anniversary
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Center for Women Veterans (Center) commemorated 25 years of providing dedicated advocacy for America's women Veterans Nov. 7, at VA headquarters in Washington, D.C. More...

Thu, 7 Nov 2019 14:14:00 EST

VA video series teaches Veterans how to use new tool when filing disability claims online
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is transforming the way Veterans learn about and apply for benefits earned, through a new video tutorial completed in October highlighting the digital Disability Compensation Benefits Claims tool released earli More...

Thu, 7 Nov 2019 11:43:00 EST

VA and Pet Partners combine efforts to bring therapy animal services to more Veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) partnered with non-profit organization Pet Partners in October to help improve quality of life, social engagement and health of Veterans, by increasing access to animal-assisted activities (AAA) and animal-assi More...

Wed, 6 Nov 2019 13:08:00 EST

The VA Innovators Network enlists FedTech to help transform employee ideas into Veteran solutions
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has contracted with start-up organization FedTech to provide training to VA employees during FedTech's Innovation Boot Camp Nov. 19 - 21 in Washington, D.C. More...

Wed, 6 Nov 2019 09:23:00 EST

Veterans can now access information through Health Records on iPhone
In honor of Veterans Month this November, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is rolling out nationwide access for Veterans to their VA health data, alongside their health records from other health care providers in one place, in the Health Recor More...



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