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Wed, 2 Dec 2020 15:13:00 EST

VA Solid Start program makes strides in first year
Successful contact made with recently separated Veterans during first 365-days following transition from military service More...

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:35:00 EST

VA commemorates addition of Western New York National Cemetery
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today dedicated a new 269-acre national cemetery in Corfu, New York, 20 miles east of Buffalo - to provide for the first time - a nearby VA burial option for an estimated 77,100 Veterans and their eligible fami More...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:07:00 EST

VA recognized for impact on lives of Blue Water Navy Veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals has awarded the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Blue Water Navy (BWN) communications and outreach campaign with a 2020 MarCom More...

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 16:03:00 EST

VA program helping more Veterans connect with bank, credit union account choices
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today at least 25,000 more Veterans are now receiving monetary benefits through federally-insured banks and credit unions - mitigating their risk of fraud occurrence. More...

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 08:18:00 EST

VA encourages Veterans to leave smoking behind during annual Great American Smokeout
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is encouraging Veterans to leave smoking behind for good Nov. 19, during the Great American Smokeout by combining cessation counseling with other VA clinical resources and support. More...

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 14:00:00 EST

VA chief research officer receives award for advancing prostate cancer research for Veterans
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) announced today VA Chief Research and Development Officer, Rachel Ramoni, Ph.D., has been selected as the first recipient of the Above and Beyond Award from the Women in Science Forum of the Prost More...

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 13:20:00 EST

VA, federal partners plan for COVID-19 vaccination distribution
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners to develop a comprehensive COVID-19 vaccine plan to ensure VA safely and equitably distributes More...

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 13:00:00 EST

VA report lists 71 top customer experience improvements and initiatives
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) today released the VA Customer Experience Accomplishments Report detailing 71 major initiatives to improve customer service for Veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors. More...

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 11:57:00 EST

VA recruiting volunteers for COVID-19 clinical trials
As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the department announced today its nationwide effort to recruit volunteers for COVID-19 clinical trials at select VA facilities across the country. More...

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 10:08:00 EST

VA, America Salutes You partner to bring attention to suicide prevention resources
As part of its ongoing effort to prevent Veteran suicide, The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today a new partnership with non-profit organization America Salutes You, to raise awareness of mental health resources for service members, V More...



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