August 18, 2017

Organizations receiving FY 2018 Homeless Provider Grants receive extension of funding

VA secretary Dr. David Shulkin recently announced an extension of funding to organizations that applied for Fiscal Year 2018 grants under VA’s Homeless Providers’ Grant and Per […]
August 3, 2017

President, VA secretary announce Veteran telehealth initiatives designed to provide greater access, care

Today at the White House, President Trump and VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin announced three initiatives that will expand access to health care for Veterans across […]
July 28, 2017

VA caregiver support program resumes full operations

VA is resuming full operations of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The resumption follows an April 17 decision to temporarily suspend certain clinical […]
July 7, 2017

VA expands transparency, accountability efforts

VA becomes first agency to post information on adverse employee actions, requires senior official sign-off on all settlement actions above $5,000 Today U.S. Secretary of Veterans […]
June 30, 2017

VA secretary Shulkin unveils world’s most advanced commercial prosthesis

Today, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David J. Shulkin, M.D. unveiled the world’s most advanced commercial prosthetic — the Life Under Kinetic Evolution (LUKE) arm — during […]
June 29, 2017

VA apprenticeship program to train, employ Veterans to assist other Veterans in properly filing for VA benefits

Veterans service organizations (VSOs) play a major role as advocates for the Veteran community, and as partners with VA, to ensure this nation’s Veterans receive the […]
June 27, 2017

VA secretary formalizes expansion of emergency mental health care to former service members with other-than-honorable discharges

VA today released finalized plans that lay the framework for providing emergency mental health coverage to former service members with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges. This is […]
June 23, 2017

“Keeping our promises to those who have kept us free”: President signs VA accountability act

With the stroke of a pen, President Trump made what he called one of “the largest reforms to the VA in its history” today with the signing […]
June 20, 2017

VA announces plan to dispose of or reuse all its vacant buildings in 24 months

Following through on a key promise from less than a month ago, VA Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin today announced a plan to dispose of all […]