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Veterans Benefits Newsletter December 2021 - Dec. 6, 2021
Your VA Benefits Annual Increase...COVID-19 Provision to Expire Soon... Presumptive Period Extends for Veterans...Solid Start is Calling...Find Military Discounts this Holiday Season...  More...

Veterans Health Care December 2, 2021 - Dec. 2, 2021
Providing health care to America's Veterans The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.  More...

For post-9/11 veterans, the years of back-to-back deployments took a toll - Dec. 1, 2021
CAREGIVER WIFE'S SUPPORT WAS INSTRUMENTAL TO WOUNDED WARRIOR'S RECOVERY  More...

Veterans Health Care November 25, 2021 - Nov. 25, 2021
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.   More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter November 2021 - Nov. 4, 2021
Conditions for Disability Claims Expand...Coverage for Family Members...VA Debt Notifications Resume, Relief Available... Explore a Career with VA...more  More...

Veterans Health Care November 11, 2021 - Nov. 11, 2021
Providing health care to America's Veterans The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.  More...

Veterans Health Care November 4, 2021 - Nov. 4, 2021
Providing health care to America's Veterans The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.  More...

Veterans Health Care October 28, 2021 - Oct. 28, 2021
Providing health care to America's Veterans The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.  More...

Veterans Health Care October 21, 2021 -
Providing health care to America's Veterans The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.  More...

Veterans Health Care October 14, 2021 - Oct. 14, 2021
Providing health care to America's Veterans The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.  More...

Providing health care to America's Veterans - Oct. 07, 2021
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories...  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter October 2021 - Oct. 07, 2021
File a Claim for Your Disability Benefits...Veteran Memorial Benefit...Improve Your Finances with VA...VA Benefits for PTSD...Walk off War with Warrior Expeditions...Transition to Civilian Life with TAP Online Courses...Advance Your Nursing Career...Better Banking for Veterans is Available...  More...

Veterans Health Care September 30, 2021 - Sept. 30, 2021
Providing health care to America's Veterans The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.  More...

Veterans Health Care September 23, 2021 - Sept 23, 2021
Providing health care to America's Veterans The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.  More...

September is Suicide Prevention Month - Sept. 23, 2021
Don't wait for a crisis. Take a moment today to reach out. You can act now to help prevent Veteran suicide later.  More...

Veterans Health Care September 16, 2021 - Sept 16, 2021
Providing health care to America's Veterans The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter September 2021 - Sept. 2, 2021
Pension Benefits for Surviving Spouses...Reach Out to Prevent Veteran Suicide...Find Your VA Disability Ratings Online...GI Bill Benefits Increase...Life Insurance for Disabled Veterans...Afghanistan Veterans Support...Better Understand Your VR&E Benefits...Get Your Vaccine at VA...  More...

Veterans Health Care August 12, 2021 - Aug 12, 2021
Veterans Health Care, August 12: PTSD and mindfulness training, VA police officer saves a life, VA dentist celebrates 51 years' service, and the importance of door handles...   More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter August 2021 - Aug. 10, 2021
Education and Training Benefits Update... Yellow Ribbon School Aid... Access to VA Home Loans Expands... Get Instant Loan Approval... Free Financial Seminars... Track Your VA Claim or Appeal Status... Follow Us on Instagram... Find a New Career with SVA  More...

Veterans Health Care August 5, 2021 - August 5, 2021
VA leaders on lessons from COVID-19 and the future of Veteran health care... Caring Letters Program sends messages of hope to Veterans... Manage your community care appointment online... man and woman holding a cardboard cut out home Veteran homeless grants awarded to Hawaii and Guam...   More...

Veterans Health Care July 29, 2021 - July 29, 2021
VA works to reduce benzodiazepines prescriptions...New screening improves early detection of memory loss...VA provides fertility and infertility care...Volunteer gives 35,000 hours in honor of Veteran brother...  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter July 2021 - July 15, 2021
VA Expands Agent Orange Conditions...Protect Your VA Pension... Train for a Post-COVID Career...Updates for Specially Adapted Housing...VA Benefits for Burn Pit Exposure...Follow VBA on Twitter...Benefits for Veterans Living Overseas...Advance Your Professional Development...  More...

Providing health care to America's Veterans - July 8, 2021
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.  More...

Providing health care to America's Veterans - Jun 24, 2021
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.   More...

Providing health care to America's Veterans - Jun 10, 2021
Veterans with chronic headaches: here's a chance to help others....Women Veterans – we need your help...Building a healthy, post-COVID life: mental health...Why I get my health care at VA: Navy Veteran Dick...  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter June 2021 - Jun 10, 2021
How to Get a Virtual Appeal Hearing...Homeowner's Guide to Hurricane Season...FAST Assists Fiduciaries...VA Benefits for PTSD...Watch VA Benefits News...COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Available...Hiring Platform for Veterans...Take VA's White Ribbon Pledge...Operation VetCare Is Here to Help  More...

Providing health care to America’s Veterans - Jun 4, 2021
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.   More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter May 2021 - May. 6, 2021
Debt Relief Extended for Veterans...VA Benefits for Family Caregivers...GI Bill Is Going Digital...Discover Your VA Benefits...  More...

You have questions. VA has answers. - Apr. 06, 2021
Call VA today. 1-800-MyVA411 (1-800-698-2411) The number to call when you don't know who to call. You only need to remember one number for information on VA care, benefits, and services or to speak to a live agent for assistance!  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter April 2021 - Apr. 1, 2021
Beware of Tax Refund Theft...Compare Colleges with VA...Buy Your Home with VA...Train for a Career in Tech...  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter March 2021 - Mar. 5, 2021
Celebrating Women Who Served...Protect Your VA Benefits...File a Claim Before Military Discharge...GI Bill Benefits During COVID-19...  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter - Feb. 4, 2021
Free Tax Preparation for Veterans...VA Pension Plans for You...Save on Online Shopping...Train for a New Career  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter - Jan. 07, 2021
Reduce Your Mortgage Interest Rate...Benefits for Blue Water Navy Veterans...DIC for Military Families...VA Career Counseling...more  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter - Dec. 3, 2020
Benefit Rates Get a Boost... Find the Policy for You... Your VA Appeal Options... Access All Your Benefits...more  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter - Nov. 5, 2020
Switch to Direct Deposit with VBBP...Discover Family Benefits...Learn the Latest From VBA...more  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter - Oct 06, 2020
Register for VA Webcast...Share Your Veteran Story...FAST Assists Fiduciaries...Disability Claims for PTSD...Veteran Memorial Benefits...  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter - Oct 01, 2020
Register for Our Webcast...FAST Assists Fiduciaries...Disability Claims for PTSD...Veteran Memorial Benefits...  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter - Aug. 11, 2020
Buy Your Dream Home With VA...Watch the Latest from VBA...Yellow Ribbon School Aid...Update Your Beneficiary...Follow VBA on Twitter...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 1, 2020
Happy Birthday, America!...Free Student Resources for Veteran Families...Tell Us Your Idea to Help First Responders  More...

This Week at the VA - Jun 24, 2020
Two Events for Women Veterans on June 30th (Tuesday)...VA supports Women Veterans, Now and Always...Find Your Community of Women Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Jun 17, 2020
Take the 1776 Challenge with Veterans Across the Country...Free Parenting Resources for Veterans...Women and the VA Event - Call In... Team Rubicon Delivers Food to at-risk Americans'...  More...

This Week at the VA - Jun 10, 2020
Want to work at USAA, Amazon, Walgreens, Walmart, or VA? Ask your questions now...Mentorship for Veterans with Fortune 500 companies...Have you considered working at VA?...Veterans at home offer musical tribute to VA staff...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 4, 2019
VA Expands Services in Phases...Dashboard of all COVID-19 patients tested or treated at VA facilities...Vet Centers Ready to Support... What questions do you have for some of the largest employers hiring Veterans?...  More...

This Week at the VA - May 27, 2020
Open Registration for the 2020 Endeavor Game...3 Live Events on May 28 (Thursday)...Gift Cards for Homebound Veterans...Virtual Employment Resources...and more  More...

This Week at the VA - April 14, 2020
Ask and answer questions on RallyPoint Is hiking as effective as running and gym PT? How has your civilian job changed in the past couple months? Do Combat Veteran groups at the VetCenter help? What are some of the best mental health resources for Veterans?   More...

Your VA Claim Exam - Apr. 06, 2020
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) is providing information about utilizing alternatives to in-person Compensation and Pension (C&P) examinations during the COVID-19 pandemic to support social distancing and the safety and health of Veterans and clinicians.  More...

Veterans Benefits Newsletter - Apr. 02, 2020
Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) continues to provide Veterans with benefits and services while shifting to a virtual environment in response to the Coronavirus. Many in-person services are already available over the phone or online, and VBA is expanding the use of existing technologies to remain accessible to Veterans, service members, and their families.  More...

VA Regional Offices' Public Contact Closures - Mar. 18, 2020
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Regional Offices will be closed to the public starting March 19.  More...

Veterans enrolled in the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program - Mar. 14, 2020
VR&E continues to excel in offering a wide array of benefit delivery options that provide modern, streamlined, and responsive service delivery to you. VR&E is pleased to announce an upcoming pilot for a new application known as the electronic Virtual Assistant (e-VA).  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 27, 2019
VA Secretary Wilkie discusses efforts to prevent Veteran suicide... Survivors' Quick Start Guide... Get your Flu Shot today...  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 20, 2019
Summer Sports Clinic... New Simulation Center... 102 y/o WWII Vet...   More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 6, 2019
Suicide Prevention Month... VA and DoD collaborate to help Women Veterans... Borne the Battle 161...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 24, 2019
Appeals Modernization... VA Adaptive Sports... Remembering Baseball Great Bob Feller...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 16, 2019
Navajo Code Talkers... VA Whole Health... Borne the Battle 158...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 9, 2019
100k Veterans cured of Hep C... Six medical careers perfect for Veterans... VA is helping inventors  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 2, 2019
VA and VetTix team up...VA Researchers help Spinal cord injury Veterans...Important information about cervical cancer  More...

This Week at the VA - July 26, 2019
VA's Electronic Health Record Migration, Equine Assisted Learning Workshops, Graphic Design Internships...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 19, 2019
Appeals Modernization, Buzz Aldrin, Center of Faith, Opportunities Initiative and more...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 12, 2019
Hurricane tips for Veterans, National Veterans Wheelchair Games, Borne The Battle 153, and other top VA Stories...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 6, 2019
Urgent Care questions answered, Audiology Telehealth, Borne The Battle 152, and other top VA Stories...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 28, 2019
How a Vietnam Veteran overcame PTSD and survivor's guilt...Independence Drive lets ALS Veteran live on his terms...President Trump presents Medal of Honor to Iraq War Veteran...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 21, 2019
Combat Veteran roommates share stories, healing experience at VA North Texas...Paralyzed Marine pays it forward and stays ‘Oscar Mike'... VA Registered Dietitian Nutritionist: Food fuels your mind!...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 1, 2019
VA MISSION Act, World No Tobacco Day, Borne the Battle, and other top VA Stories...  More...

This Week at the VA - May 24, 2019
A Memorial Day message from VA Secretary Wilkie...Disabled Veterans eligible for free National Park Service Lifetime Access Pass...Veterans learn playing the guitar helps them relax and escape depression...More  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 17, 2019
Tune in May 22 for a Facebook Live featuring VA mental health apps and telemental offerings...B-17 crew saves young British boy's life...Telehealth working well for rural Veterans...Other-than-honorable discharge?...More  More...

This Week at the VA - May 12, 2019
VA building trust with Veterans through customer experience improvements...Ted Williams: an American hero...VA to Celebrate Women's Health Week May 12-18...More  More...

This Week at the VA - May 2, 2019
The Xbox Adaptive Controller is helping VA medical centers support Veterans...A life can turn around in just one moment...National television ad places VA partnership and telehealth in prime time...  More...

This Week at the VA - April 19, 2019
Preventing Veteran suicide begins when you are willing to #BeThere...American Legion Auxiliary partners with VA to help Veterans find their way around VA hospitals...CogSMART program improves Veterans' cognitive functions...  More...

VAntage Point - April 17, 2019
News and Resources for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors  More...

This Week at the VA - April 12, 2018
VA releases mental health and suicide prevention toolkit for former Guard and Reserve members...Army Veteran's long journey back to an active life...NCA and Carry the Load kick off ‘Memorial May' campaign...  More...

This Week at the VA - Apr. 05, 2019
National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic...Joe Louis: A Champion for His Country...Navy Veteran among first participants in Pharmacogenetic Testing program for cancer survivors...  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 29, 2019
Vietnam War Veterans Day - March 29, 2019...Guardians of the Flag...The real MVP: Vietnam Veteran proud to be in VA Million Veteran Program...  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 22, 2019
VA North Texas processes 225,000 prescriptions per month...ow VA is using feedback to improve Veterans Experience...Veterans serving Veterans: VA researchers who served  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 15, 2019
Secretary Wilkie announces groundbreaking partnership between VA and Sanford Health...'Wall that Heals' visits Texas...VA recently went LIVE on Facebook to discuss the new VA.gov – redesigned to be one go-to site with simple navigation and straightforward language...  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 08, 2019
Purple Heart recipients added to VA priority claim process... Celebrating female Veterans – past, present & future... President Trump signs the executive order to empower Veterans and end Veteran suicide...Painting Pups: Veteran finds therapy through his art...  More...

This Week at the VA - Feb. 01, 2019
Chinese-American WWII Veterans receive Congressional Gold Medal...Former paratrooper earns Volunteer of the Year award for work with incarcerated Veterans... #OperationSong - "The Forgotten War" by Carl Murphy...  More...

This Week at the VA - Jan. 25, 2019
World War II Veteran Harry F. Miller recalls the Battle of the Bulge...[Video] Secretary Wilkie hosted online community town hall...Topeka site for the Veterans Crisis Line celebrates 1-year birthday...  More...

VA to implement appeals modernization in February - Jan. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) announced that the Federal Register will publish on Jan. 18 regulations accompanying the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (AMA), which will help Veterans experience a more transparent claims decision-review process.  More...

VA, Health and Human Services announce Governor's Challenge to Prevent Suicide - Jan. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will convene for the inaugural Governor's Challenge to Prevent Suicide among Service Members, Veterans and their Families (SMVF) on Feb. 6, in Washington, D.C.  More...

If you're planning to leave the service in 2019... - Dec. 27, 2018
If youre planning to leave the service in 2019, don't miss out on your VA benefits. Eligible transitioning service members may be able to:  More...

VA announces moratorium on discharges and decreases from comprehensive caregiver program - Dec. 21, 2018
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that it will temporarily suspend discharges and decreases in level of support from its Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers because of continued concerns expressed by Veterans, caregivers and advocates about inconsistent application of eligibility requirements by VA medical centers.  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 14, 2018
Marine writes song for those struggling with PTSD or survivor's guilt...VA hosts Operation Hero-Animal Bond event...Tech for Troops bridges the digital divide for Veterans in need...  More...

FCC and VA to Combat Illegal Robocalls Targeting Veterans - Dec. 14, 2018
The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) continue to team up to combat illegal robocalls targeting Americans, including Veterans and their families.  More...

VA updates disability rating schedule related to hematologic and lymphatic systems - Dec. 10, 2018
​WASHINGTON — Effective Dec. 9, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) updated portions of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD or Rating Schedule) that evaluates the hematologic and lymphatic systems.  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 7, 2018
Medic recalls landing on Omaha Beach and the profound impact on his life...The art of therapy - National Veterans Creative Arts Competition and Festival...[Video] 'Lend me your ears': Navy Veteran receives new prosthetic...  More...

VA announces fully capable Tele-counseling service within its Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program - Nov. 30, 2018
Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program (VR&E) announced the ability for Veterans nationwide to meet with more than 1,000 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (VRC) via “Tele-counseling,” or virtual communication.  More...

This Week at the VA - Oct 29, 2018
Deployed Vet Center staff helps those affected by Hurricane Michael...Remains of MIA airman repatriated after 53 years...Vietnam Veteran: It takes a hero to ask for help  More...

VA Releases 2016 Veteran Suicide Data: - Sept. 28, 2018
The newest and most recent data for veteran suicide was released by VA on Wednesday, which includes suicide data up to 2016.  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 26, 2018
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie to host "State of VA" community town hall...Veterans Legacy Program: Cpl. Earl LaPan, South Florida artist and World War II Veteran...VA secretary: ‘Las Vegas is where we see what VA will become'...  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 18, 2018
VA continues to monitor the impact of Hurricane Florence with facility updates...Army Veteran survives multiple medical challenges and is now inspiring other Veterans at annual VA event...  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 10, 2018
Secretary Robert Wilkie's message for Suicide Prevention Month...Keith Thompson earns top honors at National Veterans Wheelchair Games...Veterans Legacy Program: Maj. Charles Leonetti, Italian immigrant, Veteran of both World Wars, and well-known New York artist...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 22, 2018
Army Veteran Ron Miles goes the distance at Golden Age Games...Veterans Legacy Program: Rear Adm. Alene Bertha Duerk, Navy's first female admiral...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 13, 2018
Oklahoma sailor killed at Pearl Harbor finds final resting place...Air Force Veteran looks to inspire others as wheelchair basketball official...Veterans Legacy Program: Lt. Col. Robert Joseph Andrews, long serving pilot and Veteran of three wars...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 3, 2018
38th National Veterans Wheelchair Games kick off in Orlando...  More...

VA Benefits Bulletin - August 2018 - Aug. 02, 2018
Back to School -- Not Just for the Kids... Protect Yourself from Identity Theft...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 27, 2018
Fraudulent Veteran charities have the Federal Trade Commissionn and states cracking down  More...

This Week at the VA - July 20, 2018
Purple Heart medal returned to family... An annual physical saved one Veteran's life...   More...

This Week at the VA - July 13, 2018
Smarthphone feature provides immediate access to Veterans Crisis Line...ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on VA Home Loan Programs...  More...

Get a decision on your disability claim in 30 days (or less) - July 11, 2018
Do you have a disability, medical condition or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service? You may be eligible for tax-free disability compensation.  More...

This Week at the VA - July 6, 2018
Changes to Survivors' and Dependents' Education Assistance program...Army combat Veteran fights the war on opioid addiction...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 29, 2018
Design for National Native American Veterans Memorial selected... VEText available soon for Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 22, 2018
PGA Hope provides Veterans opportunity... New policy protects Veteran homeowners...More  More...

This Week at the VA - June 15, 2018
Veterans bring Shakespeare to the stage... Veterans Legacy Program recognizes Cpl. Harry Weber...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 8, 2018
Veteran glided behind enemy lines on D-Day... Veteran gets life back through Compensated Work Program...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 1, 2018
New crisis line call center opens in Kansas... Vet Center services explained in live stream event...VETERAN OF THE WEEK...  More...

This Week at the VA - May. 25, 2018
Remembering a sailor lost in combat... long-lost burial flag returns to family...  More...

This Week at the VA - May 18, 2018
Marine Veteran discusses experience with mental health care... VA's National Baby Shower a success... Pfc. Arthur Joseph Holmes, a young Marine's service and sacrifice in the Pacific Campaigns...  More...

This Week at the VA - May. 10, 2018
How one Veteran gives back through nonprofit... VA celebrates Public Service Recognition week...VA's Rapid Appeals Modernization Program now open to all appeals...  More...

This Week at the VA - May 4, 2018
May is Mental Health Month... Vet360 enhances services to Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - April 28, 2018
Brooklyn boxing gym opens its doors to Veterans... Prescription Drug Take-back Day can save lives...  More...

This Week at the VA - April 20, 2018
Pet therapy brightens Veteran's day... Vietnam War Remembrance Ceremony honors fallen...  More...

This Week at the VA - Apr. 13, 2018
VA to host nationwide 'baby shower... Veterans find relief with battlefield acupuncture...   More...

This Week at the VA - Apr 3, 2018
Veterans take on challenge of adaptive sports... Recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month...  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 30, 2018
Thanking Vietnam War era Veterans... Newtool provides status tracking for appeals...  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 23, 2018
Blind Veteran inspires through adaptive sports... Profiles of women Veterans serving Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Mar. 18, 2018
Veteran triathlete finds joy in racing... Connecting Veterans with companion dogs...  More...

This Week at the VA - March 9, 2018
Meet the Veterans competing in Paralympics... learn from Veteran athlete who perseveres despite defeat...  More...

This Week at the VA - March 2, 2018
Veteran athlete thrives despite autoimmune disorders... VA launches social media channels dedicated to women Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Feb. 23, 2018
Meet the service members on Team USA... commemoration of Vietnam War 50th anniversary continues...  More...

This Week at the VA - Feb. 9, 2018
Pride of the Buffalo Soldiers... Army Vet serves fellow Veterans at VA...  More...

This Week at the VA - Feb. 16, 2018
A soldier's experience during WWI... salute to Veteran Patients week...  More...

This Week at the VA - Feb. 2, 2018
VA launches welcome kit... 12-year-old recognized for honoring Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Jan. 26, 2018
Veterans: It's still not too late to get your flu shot... New online tool provides Veterans with customized instructions for discharge upgrade process...  More...

This Week at the VA - Jan. 19, 2017
VA therapist helps dying Veteran complete bucket list... Veterans arts festival and competitions kick off...  More...

This Week at the VA - Jan. 12, 2018
New order to improve mental health resources for service members leaving active duty... Veterans Crisis Line has answered more than 3 million calls...  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 29, 2017
Volunteer with VA this holiday season... VA's top 10 Veteran of the Day posts...  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 22, 2017
Previously missing Korean War Veteran finally laid to rest... Wreaths Across America event honors Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 15, 2017
Community, VA social worker help Veteran rebuild home destroyed by fire... Atlanta VA doctor assists patients in native Puerto Rico...  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 8, 2017
How one Veteran escaped from the Bataan Death March... A look back on Veterans Month...  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 1, 2017
Application process for new Veterans ID Card... VA outreach aims to reach more Native American Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Nov. 24, 2017
Veteran completes Army career thanks to VA rehab... One Marines last mission...  More...

This Week at the VA - Nov. 17, 2017
Online VA scheduling now available... Thousands read names at Vietnam Veterans Memorial...  More...

This Week at the VA - Nov. 10, 2017
Celebrating America's best this November... This Veterans Day, add us on Snapchat...  More...

This Week at the VA - Nov. 3, 2017
Marine survives being a POW in two different wars... November is Veterans and Military Families Month...  More...

This Week at the VA - Oct. 20, 2017
NFL star, former Olympian shares struggle with mental illness with Veterans... Breast cancer awareness information for Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Oct. 13, 2017
Meet the Veteran who was a POW twice... ASPIRE Center helps Veterans get their life back...Stand down provides Veterans impacted by Hurricane Harvey with vital resources...  More...

This Week at the VA - Oct. 06, 2017
VA provides on-site assistance, counseling following Las Vegas shooting... Operation Song helps Veterans tell their stories through music...  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 22, 2017
Quadriplegic Veteran travels through Hurricane Irma to serve fellow Veterans... A call to help end Veteran suicide...  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 15, 2017
VA benefits in wake of Hurricane Irma... Veteran's life changed through golf tourney...  More...

VA Unveils Claims Submission Option That Promises to Complete Claims within 30 Days - Sept. 7, 2017
WASHINGTON — Today, as part of the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) continued efforts to improve timeliness of services for Veterans and their families, VA unveiled the Decision Ready Claims (DRC) initiative, a disability claims submission option with accredited Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) that promises to deliver faster claims decisions to Veterans and their families.  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 8, 2017
eteran receives high-tech prosthetic hand... Mobile Vet Centers deploy in support of Hurricane Harvey...  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 1, 2017
Hurricane Harvey updates... Veteran talks about suicide to help other Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 25, 2017
Data provides insight into Veteran homelessness... VA physicians skilled in all catheterization care...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 18, 2017
Vietnam Vet honors two soldiers who fell in Phu Loi Provence... Get connected to VA benefit information and resources...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 11, 2017
Service dog leads Navy Veteran to independence... $290k raised for homeless Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 4, 2017
President, VA Secretary announce telehealth initiatives... Frozen Chosin Veteran shares story...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 29, 2017
VA Sec tells VFW "We want to get Veterans the right care at the right place"... National Women's Memorial displays Veteran art work...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 21, 2017
Veteran sets world record...At-risk youth learn honor and respect at national cemetery...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 14, 2017
VA expands transparency, accountability efforts... WWII Veteran describes one of the most interesting, wonderful experiences...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 7, 2017
Veterans first to receive the world's most advanced prosthesis... Changing the VA culture together...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 30, 2017
President signs VA accountability act, expansions in mental health for OTH discharges  More...

This Week at the VA - June 16, 2017
VA facilities educate on Hepatitis C... 3-D printing can help with rehabilitation...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 9, 2017
VA to adopt same electronic health system as DOD... New episode of The American Veteran...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 2, 2017
The 'State of VA': We're making VA into an organization Veterans deserve... Rolling Thunder rides for POWs, MIAs...  More...

This Week at the VA - May 26, 2017
Remembering those who sacrificed this Memorial Day... VA's FY 2018 budget strengthens care for Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - May 19, 2017
WWII Veteran's story finally published... VA testing mobile app...  More...

This Week at the VA - May 12, 2017
Attention Veterans: Imposter phone line attempting to access credit card information from Choice Program users... New Veterans Affairs Chief: A Hands-On, Risk-Taking "Standout"...  More...

This Week at the VA - May 5, 2017
Make a difference for Veterans during Mental Health Awareness Month... Veteran helping other Veterans out of addiction...  More...

This Week at the VA - April 28, 2017
President Trump visits VA and signs executive order... VA and Warrior Care Network team up for Brain Trust 2017...  More...

This Week at the VA - April 21, 2017
Nashua, New Hampshire the latest community to effectively end to Veteran homelessness... VA helps Vietnam Veteran get his life back...  More...

This Week at the VA - April 14, 2017
VA's new online tool helps Veterans make informed health care decisions... 100 years later, the U.S. commemorates World War I...  More...

This Week at the VA - April 7, 2017
Medal of Honor recipient recognizes Veterans... Gold Star Families... Parkinson's patient finds relief from pain through exercise  More...

This Week at the VA - March 31, 2017
Paralyzed Navy Veteran regains use of arm with implanted system... U.S. honors Veterans on first official National Vietnam War Veterans Day...  More...

This Week at the VA - March 24, 2017
VA's modernization of the claims process continues... Celebrating 100 years of enlisted military service for women...  More...

This Week at the VA - March 17, 2017
VA to provide disability benefits for related diseases at Camp Lejeune... Video series highlights Veterans Stories...  More...

This Week at the VA - March 10, 2017
VA mental health care services expanding... Marine artist brings modern perspective to Gettysburg...  More...

This Week at the VA - March 3, 2017
Secretary Shulkin answers your questions, Veteran shares passion for art  More...

This Week at the VA - Feb. 24, 2017
VA Secretary digital town hall today, VA offers grants for adaptive sports...  More...

This Week at the VA - Feb. 10, 2017
Marine Veteran's life changed by service dog; A journey to Vietnam, and reconciliation  More...

This Week at the VA - Feb. 2, 2017
Veterans Day poster contest, Army Veteran comforts the dying...  More...

This Week at the VA - Jan. 19, 2017
IRS offers tax tips for Vets, new rule for diseases from Lejeune water problems...  More...

This Week at the VA - Jan. 13, 2017
Compete in the 2017 National Veterans Golden Age Games; National summit wil focus on women Veteran issues  More...

This Week at the VA - Jan. 6, 2016
How you can help end Veterans homelessness; Showcase your art in creative arts competition and festival...  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 23, 2016
Veterans get tickets to sports, events for free; See what 4,000 bikers did for South Carolina Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 16, 2015
Pearl Harbor Survivors share their stories; Bob McDonald discusses the future of VA...  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 9, 2016
Honoring Veterans on the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor; Walk the decks of the USS Arizona with new virtual reality app...  More...

This Week at the VA - Dec. 2, 2016
Greatest minds in Cancer gather for VA summit; The living legacy of American Indian Veterans...  More...

This Week at the VA - Nov. 25, 2016
Veteran works pyro at NFL games, Transition Assistance Program continues to improve...  More...

This Week at the VA - Nov. 18, 2016
WWII Veteran recalls working with former POWs; Navy Veteran breaks records at Paralympics...  More...

This Week at the VA - Nov. 11, 2016
Medal of Honor recipent shares experience, Veterans express meaning of Veterans Day...  More...

This Week at the VA - Nov. 6, 2016
WWII Veteran recalls 1945 World Series, Team Rubicon serves following hurricane...  More...

This Week at the VA - Oct. 21, 2016
VA provides care in wake of hurricane, Army Veteran serves as VA volunteer...  More...

This Week at the VA - Oct. 15, 2016
VA announces new podcast; NCA continues Legacy Program  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 30, 2016
Veterans find purpose after transition, adaptive sports provide rehabilitative power...  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 23, 2016
All-women Veterans Honor Flight visits D.C. war memorials; Opioid abuse awareness, Veterans courts in national spotlight  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 16, 2016
Team Rubicon: Disaster response and a commitment to mental health; ParaArchery Team USA has roots in the Veteran community  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 9, 2016
34 U.S. Veterans to participate in 2016 Paralympic Games; 100-year-old retired VA podiatrist continues to serve the public...  More...

This Week at the VA - Sept. 2, 2016
Rio Paralympian got her start at VAs Summer Sports Clinic; September is suicide prevention month...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 26, 2016
Civil War Veteran goes home via cross-country motorcycle ride; Women Veterans share their stories...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 19, 2016
Free cybersecurity training for Veterans; Blind Army Veteran views things differently...  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 12, 2016
VA helps Marine Corps Veteran kick cancer and addiction; Army Veteran uses comedy to deal with PTSD and more.  More...

This Week at the VA - Aug. 5, 2016
Secretary McDonald looks back on two years, Servicemembers compete in Rio...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 29, 2016
Homeless Veteran reunites with family, Million Veteran Program succeeds through collaboration and more  More...

This Week at the VA - July 22, 2016
Army Veteran awarded Medal of Honor, Formerly homeless Ohio Veteran finds his way...  More...

This Week at the VA - July 15, 2016
Golden Age Games get Veterans moving , VA provides counseling in Dallas following tragedy and more.  More...

This Week at the VA - July 8, 2016
7th grader's poetic salute; Airman recovers after bringning PTSD home and more.  More...

This Week at the VA - June 24, 2016
Doolittle Raider passes away; Army Veteran finds confidant at VA Vet Center and more.  More...

This Week at the VA - June 17, 2016
Boston Veterans address stigma of mental health and more...  More...

This Week at the VA - June 10, 2016
Community gathers to honor D-Day, Marine uses jiu-jitsu for recovery  More...

This Week at the VA - June 3, 2016
Veterans stories are not just stories, they are America's history  More...

This Week at the VA - May 13, 2016
Wounded Veterans compete at Invictus Games, Veteran proves its never too late to start again  More...

This Week at the VA - May 6, 2016
This Week at VA: Forgotten Civil War Sailor recognized; Innovating to help Veterans with brain injuries, PTSD.  More...

Support Veterans During Mental Health Awareness Month - May 2, 2016
MakeTheConnection.net connects Veterans and their families and friends with information, resources, and solutions for overcoming many of life's challenges. In May, during Mental Health Awareness Month, we are challenging you to step forward and join the movement promoting a positive conversation about Veteran mental health.  More...

This Week at the VA - April 29, 2016
VA marks National Reentry Week by partnering with federal, state and local criminal justice partners across the country to reach Veterans involved with the justice system, and help them access the VA services that can increase the likelihood of a successful reentry.  More...

This Week at the VA - April 21, 2016
After reading a blog post about Medal of Honor recipient Joseph B. Noil's mismarked headstone that had gone undetected for nearly 129 years, VAntage Point reader and trained historian Will Carpenter   More...

This Week at the VA - April 18, 2016
A typo on Joseph Noil's death certificate led to the mistake being repeated on his headstone with no indication that the remains buried beneath the ground were those of a Medal of Honor recipient. His headstone will be replaced with a Medal of Honor headstone befitting of his service and bearing the correct spelling of his name.  More...

This Week at the VA - April 8, 2016
Dr. Michael E. DeBakey was one of the most influential and innovative heart doctors in the United States. He served his country, saved tens of thousands of lives (including his own), and completely revolutionized the way surgeons work on the human heart.  More...

This Week at the VA - April 1, 2016
When Gulf War Veteran Laura Thompson was diagnosed with terminal cancer only six months after marrying her soul mate, VA volunteers at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center stepped in with their "Final Mission" -- a honeymoon, an engraved wedding ring for her soulmate and wooden keepsake boxes for each of her children.  More...

This Week at the VA - March 18, 2016
"Dino, you're my best friend. I love you. It's time for me to die now." Five days later, Mark Danforth succumbed to his six-month fight with cancer. It was an unexpected and unplanned journey that Milwaukee VA employee Dean "Dino" Mantzavrakos took with an unlikely friend who seemed to be a polar opposite.  More...

This Week at the VA - March 11, 2016
As we approach March 29 and this Vietnam Veterans Day, take the time to remember those who honorably served. They sacrificed for their country and deserve their nation's appreciation and respect. To all of our Veterans we say, "Welcome Home."  More...

This Week at the VA - March 4, 2016
Lucile Doll Wise, a Women's Airforce Service Pilot, or WASP, during World War II, joined the service in May 1943, and served until they were disbanded in December 1944. "I was thrilled at the prospect of flying the larger and faster military aircraft and at the opportunity to help in the war effort," she said.  More...

VA Announces Additional Changes to Improve Veterans Crisis Line - Feb. 27, 2016
Canandaigua, NY - Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson today announced improvements to enhance and accelerate progress at the Veterans Crisis Line, which serves as a life-saving resource for Veterans who find themselves at risk of suicide.  More...

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This Veterans Day, explore the VA benefits you've earned - Nov. 9, 2015
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Veterans Day events near you, VA develops new wheelchair, therapy dogs visit VA, free flu shots - Nov. 5, 2015
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THIS WEEK AT VA - Injured Veteran hopes to compete in Rio, Veterans Day ceremonies, Free flu shots - Oct. 30, 2015
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VA Removes Annual Income Reporting Requirement - Mar. 24, 2014
WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is eliminating the annual requirement for most Veterans enrolled in VA's health care system to report income information beginning in March 2014. Instead, VA will automatically match income information obtained from the Internal Revenue Service and Social Security Administration.  More...

VA Makes Specially Adaptive Housing Grant Eligibility Automatic for Veterans and Servicemembers Living with ALS - Mar. 19, 2014
WASHINGTON- Veterans and active-duty military personnel with service-connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, are now presumed medically eligible for grants up to almost $68,000 to adapt their homes, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today.   More...

Care and Benefits for Veterans Strengthened by $164 Billion VA Budget - Mar. 4, 2014
WASHINGTON – Continuing the transformation of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) into a 21st century organization, the President has proposed a $163.9 billion budget, a 6.5 percent increase over Fiscal Year 2014, that will support VA's goals to expand access to health care and other benefits, eliminate the disability claims backlog, and end homelessness among Veterans.  More...

VA Mail-Order Pharmacy Receives Highest Score in Mail Order Segment of J.D. Power Study - Feb. 21, 2014
WASHINGTON -- For the fourth consecutive year, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy receives the highest customer satisfaction score among the nation's public and private mail-order pharmacies, according to a respected, independent study.  More...

VA Announces Rollout of Secure Veteran Health Identification Cards - Feb. 20, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2014 VA Announces Rollout of Secure Veteran Health Identification Cards,  More...

The Affordable Care Act, VA, and You - Oct 15, 2013
If you are enrolled in any of VA's programs below, you have coverage under the standards of the health care law:  More...

VA Announces Big Expansion of 'VetSuccess on Campus' - Aug. 29, 2013
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2013 - As a new school year begins, a Department of Veterans Affairs official announced today that VA will nearly triple the number of colleges and universities it partners with to offer on-campus vocational and rehabilitative VA counseling through its "VetSuccess on Campus" program.  More...

HUD, VA Announce More Funds to Help Homeless Veterans - Aug. 21, 2013
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs today announced the second round of HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing funding to local public housing agencies across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.  More...



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