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Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:02:00 EDT

VA announces new process for responding to Privacy Act requests
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented a new process Oct. 1 for responding to Privacy Act requests from claimants received by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) for access to their claims files. More...

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:51:00 EDT

VA and Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States partner to increase access to suicide prevention resources for its members
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently partnered with the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) to promote the availability of vital VA-developed education resources for suicide prevention, substance use a More...

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:45:00 EDT

VA ribbon-cutting ceremony brings health care closer to home for rural Veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) celebrated its latest telehealth innovation Oct. 16 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6786 in Eureka, Montana, with the grand opening of the first VA Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations (ATLAS) More...

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:44:00 EDT

VA employees among federal government workers honored with 2019 Sammies awards
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced two of its own were awarded the 2019 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) Oct. 16 for career achievement and excellence in management by the nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Publ More...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:27:00 EDT

VA awards millions in adaptive sports grant funding for disabled Veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $14.8 million in grants for adaptive sports programs benefitting Veterans with disabilities and disabled members of the Armed Forces at the end of September. More...

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 15:04:00 EDT

VA recognizes World Mental Health Day 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is joining organizations, communities, leaders and mental health professionals to observe World Mental Health Day Oct. 10. More...

Wed, 9 Oct 2019 11:06:00 EDT

VA Board of Veterans' Appeals makes history with record breaking year in 2019
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board) surpassed last year's record-high output for decisions. More...

Tue, 8 Oct 2019 11:58:00 EDT

VA completes home loan funding fee refund initiative
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently completed an aggressive initiative to process home loan funding fee refunds to Veteran borrowers, issuing more than $400 million in refunds. More...

Tue, 8 Oct 2019 10:58:00 EDT

Western Pennsylvania Continuum of Care announces the end of Veteran homelessness in the region
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that the Western Pennsylvania Continuum of Care (CoC) met the requirements in September to declare the effective end of Veteran homelessness in the 20 counties it serves, bringing the nation ano More...

Mon, 7 Oct 2019 11:03:00 EDT

VA dedicates new columbarium at Los Angeles National Cemetery
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) dedicated a new columbarium Oct. 5 that will double the capacity of Los Angeles National Cemetery in California. More...



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