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Thu, 10 Jun 2021 13:36:00 EDT

VA Secretary statement on Richard Stone, M.D. stepping down as Acting Under Secretary for Health
The contributions of Dr. Richard Stone, Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. to the country and Department of Veterans Affairs are immeasurable. I admire and rely on him a great deal and have been discussing this important assignment and his role with him for mont More...

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 10:03:00 EDT

VA, Salesforce join forces to help Veterans, their spouses develop skills needed in tech sector jobs
The Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with Salesforce Military to offer programs that will help Veterans and spouses develop skills and employment options in the tech-driven economy. More...

Wed, 9 Jun 2021 14:03:00 EDT

VA seeks increase in academic relationships with minority-serving institutions to expand health professions training
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hosted the 2021 Minority Summit: The Power of Collaborating with VA, June 9, to strengthen and expand its relationships with minority-serving colleges, universities and medical schools, and professional organization More...

Tue, 8 Jun 2021 14:03:00 EDT

Mobius delivers first of 50 IBots to VA to determine how machines may help Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs accepted a donation of 50 iBOT Personal Mobility Devices from Mobius Mobility LLC, May 27 to help Veterans with spinal cord injuries regain their autonomy. More...

Tue, 8 Jun 2021 12:02:00 EDT

VA's Rapid Naloxone Initiative recognized in fight against opioid overdose deaths
A life-saving initiative developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs is recognized as the 2020 recipient of the John M. Eisenberg National Level Innovation in Patient Safety and Quality Award by The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum. More...

Tue, 1 Jun 2021 11:01:00 EDT

VA schedules stakeholder listening sessions to guide future of VA health care
The Department of Veterans Affairs continues this June to seek feedback from Veterans and communities to help shape the future of VA health care policy. More...

Fri, 28 May 2021 15:44:00 EDT

Statement by VA Secretary McDonough on President's FY 2022 Budget
The Biden-Harris administration today submitted to Congress the president's budget for fiscal year 2022. More...

Thu, 27 May 2021 13:30:00 EDT

VA plans expansion of benefits for disability claims for conditions related to certain toxic exposures
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today two major decisions related to presumptive conditions associated with Agent Orange and particulate matter exposures during military service in Southwest Asia. More...

Tue, 25 May 2021 15:00:00 EDT

VA expands COVID-19 vaccinations to adolescents under SAVE LIVES Act
The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding COVID-19 vaccinations for some 12- to 17-year-olds as part of the SAVE LIVES Act. More...

Mon, 24 May 2021 10:01:00 EDT

VA national cemeteries plan mass flag placements, virtual Memorial Day events
Veterans Affairs national cemeteries will allow mass flag placements across the U.S. to commemorate Memorial Day. More...

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