October 9, 2017

Veterans ID cards to be available starting in November

WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs officials will start issuing new veterans ID cards next month, giving recipients an easy way to provide their military service for business […]
October 2, 2017

VA forms new family, caregiver and survivor advisory committee, names Sen. Elizabeth Dole as chair

VA announced the formation of the Veterans’ Family, Caregiver and Survivor Federal Advisory Committee as part of VA secretary Dr. David Shulkin’s commitment to supporting our […]
September 28, 2017

VA selects providers for low cost dental insurance program

VA announced today that it has selected Delta Dental of California and MetLife to once again offer private dental insurance plans as part of the VA […]
September 27, 2017

VA to redesign benefits program for service members leaving the military

VA plans to redesign the Benefits Delivery at Discharge program to enable service members to receive disability benefit decisions the day after their discharge. The redesigned […]
September 19, 2017

My HealtheVet has a new look – Check it out!

VA is committed to serving Veterans and providing them with the best possible health care. This is why VA redesigned My HealtheVet and adopted U.S. Web […]
September 15, 2017

Are you eligible for more VA benefits? New web matrix explains primary, derivative benefits

At the Veterans Benefits Administration, we often come in contact with people who ask, What are my benefits? What am I eligible for? Or, I receive […]
September 13, 2017

Veterans Crisis Line to open third call center in Topeka, Kansas

VA is opening a Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) call center in Topeka, Kansas, the third such center nationwide, and expects to hire 100 employees to staff […]
September 13, 2017

VA awards grants to help homeless and at-risk Veterans and families

Today, VA announced it has awarded $343 million in grants to 288 nonprofit organizations to help low-income Veterans and their families. The grants were awarded under […]
September 12, 2017

VA and Walgreens team up to fight influenza by providing free flu shots

As fall approaches, VA health care providers are preparing their annual fight against influenza. “Flu teams” are busy putting up posters, sending out notices and printing […]