November 29, 2018

VA reverses course on GI Bill payments, will repay possibly short-changed veterans

VA officials had previously told lawmakers the amount of work it would take to figure out how many were shortchanged might not be worth it.
November 28, 2018

Post 9/11 GI Bill update information for students and schools

Because of continued information technology difficulties with implementing sections 107 and 501 of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Forever GI Bill), both […]
November 28, 2018

Post-9/11 GI Bill housing payment rates update

Today, VA announced key changes in the processing of GI Bill benefits payments under the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Forever GI […]
November 8, 2018

Secretary Wilkie announces redesigned VA.gov built with input from Veterans

Hello, I’m Robert Wilkie, Secretary of VA, and I’d like to welcome you to the newly redesigned VA.gov.  I’ve said it many times and I’ll say […]
November 5, 2018

VA mobilizes federal agencies to offer free legal services to help Veterans

Today, VA, along with representatives from the departments of Labor, Justice, Defense, Homeland Security, the U.S. Navy and others, signed a joint statement aimed at improving […]
November 1, 2018

VA celebrates National Family Caregivers Month

VA is commemorating National Family Caregivers Month this November by honoring the service of 5.5 million family members and friends who have dedicated their lives to […]
November 1, 2018

Trump Administration announces decline in Veteran homelessness

Veteran homelessness in the U.S. continues to decline, according to a new national estimate announced today by U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson. […]
November 1, 2018

VA celebrates National Veterans and Military Families Month 2018 with events honoring Veterans and their families

Yesterday evening President Donald J. Trump declared November 2018 the second annual National Veterans and Military Families Month to “salute the brave and dedicated patriots who […]
October 26, 2018

VA joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) announced it is advancing employment opportunities for military spouses through by joining the […]