April 25, 2017

VA resources meet unique needs of at-risk or homeless women Veterans

As the number of women serving in the military has increased, female Veterans have become the fastest growing demographic in America’s homeless community. Today, women comprise approximately nine […]
April 24, 2017

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook chat on Pre-need Eligibility Determination

An important change to VA memorial benefits allows Veterans and their family members to find out in advance if they are eligible for burial in a […]
April 24, 2017

Veterans: Protect yourself from becoming a target for investment fraud

There are more than 21.3 million Veterans in the United States – that’s 21.3 million potential targets for fraud. Unfortunately, fraudsters like to try to gain […]
April 24, 2017

Housing with Supportive Services for Veterans

The Department of Housing and Urban Development estimated that nearly 40,000 veterans were homeless as of January 2016—making up about 10 percent of all people experiencing […]
April 21, 2017

VA modernization initiative reduces processing time for Veterans’ claims, saves future taxpayer dollars

VA recently started digitizing older, inactive paper records, which will save taxpayer dollars through reduced, leased office-space that currently houses these records. “This is just one […]
April 19, 2017

VA highlighting ways to help MST survivors during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

You may know April for World Autism Month, Mathematics and Statistics Month or National Volunteer Month. But, it wasn’t until April 1, 2001, when the United […]
March 28, 2017

Four things Veterans and others should know about chronic kidney disease

When it comes to health awareness campaigns, why should hearts get all the love? March is National Kidney month, and the perfect time for anyone with […]
March 27, 2017

Million Veteran Program aims to revolutionize genomic research with the help of Veterans

VA is leading the way in genomic medicine, the study of DNA to learn about health and diseases. The Million Veteran Program (MVP) is VA’s ambitious […]
March 24, 2017

VA, DOD study a major breakthrough for understanding PTSD

Researchers from VA and the Department of Defense (DOD) recently released findings of a new study called Prospective Post-Traumatic Stress disorder Symptom Trajectories in Active Duty […]