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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:21:00 EDT

Veterans Showcase Talents at National Creative Arts Festival in Buffalo, N.Y.: Exhibit, Stage Show Open to Public and Media
WASHINGTON - Nearly 120 Veterans from across the country will participate in the National Creative Arts Festival in Buffalo, New York, beginning Oct. 23. More...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:29:00 EDT

VA Seeks Partnerships to Build and Improve Health-care Facilities
WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released a Request for Information (RFI) seeking interest from potential partners who want to support efforts to build world-class health-care facilities for America's Veterans. More...

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:00:00 EDT

VA Announces Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences (‘CARE') Act: Replaces Current ‘30-day/40-mile' System With Patient/Provider-centric Decision-making
WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has presented the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees with the administration's draft proposal of the Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences (CARE More...

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:13:00 EDT

VA, Ginnie Mae Create Task Force to Address Mortgage Refinancing Issues
WASHINGTON - Today, the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the formation of the Joint Ginnie Mae - VA Refinance Loan Task Force. More...

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:31:00 EDT

VA Commission Established to Recommend Under Secretary for Benefits
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 11:44:00 EDT

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Announces Formation of New Veterans' Family, Caregiver, and Survivor Advisory Committee; Names Senator Elizabeth Dole Chair
Committee to focus awareness and action on the needs of military families and caregivers, as well as the veterans they support More...

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:38:00 EDT

What They Are Saying Today About Secretary Shulkin's Travel Transparency
See what is being said about Secretary Shulkin's announcement that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking steps on transparency for his official travel. More...

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:10:00 EDT

VA Expands Transparency Efforts, Detailing Secretary's Travel: Becomes First Agency to Post Information on Secretary's Official Travel, Use of Private and Government Aircraft
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking yet another step on transparency on its official actions, this time in the area of disclosing official travel by t More...

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:19:00 EDT

VA Awards $8M in Adaptive Sports Program Grants to Aid Disabled Veterans: Grants promote rehabilitation, health and wellness and community reintegration
WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the awarding of up to $8 million in grants for adaptive sports programs that will benefit disabled Veterans as well as disabled members of the armed forces. More...

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:54:00 EDT

VA Selects Providers for Dental Insurance Program
WASHINGTON - Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has selected Delta Dental of California and MetLife to once again offer private dental insurance plans as part of the VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP). More...



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