April 18, 2018

VA’s nationwide baby shower for Veterans

Next month, VA will host baby showers across the country, celebrating over 2,400 Veteran mothers and fathers welcoming babies in 2018. VA’s Nationwide Baby Shower event […]
April 17, 2018

Veterans: Be wary of scams regarding job offers and the sale of military records, government forms

In continuation of Operation Protect Veterans, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and AARP are letting Veterans know about scams aimed specifically at military men and women. […]
April 16, 2018

VA updates, improves assistance program for transitioning service members

As part of VA’s ongoing efforts to help transitioning service members navigate and understand VA’s various benefits, the agency recently updated VA’s briefing portion of the […]
April 6, 2018

VA now offers adoption reimbursement

Veterans with a service-connected disability that results in infertility will now be able to receive reimbursement for adoption expenses as a result of a new rule […]
April 5, 2018

VA partners with the Library of Congress to promote the “Braille and Talking Book Program” for Veterans

VA recently partnered with the Library of Congress to promote the Braille and Talking Book Program for Veterans. The program which is administered by the National […]
April 4, 2018

VA improves delivery of specialty rehabilitation and prosthetic services through direct scheduling

To ensure Veterans receive quicker access to specialty rehabilitation services and equipment, VA recently implemented a rapid response team to expand staffing, training and increase communication […]
April 2, 2018

To Treat Pain, PTSD And Other Ills, Some Vets Try Tai Chi

Every week in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Zibin Guo guides veterans in wheelchairs through slow-motion tai chi poses as a Bluetooth speaker plays soothing instrumental music. “Cloudy hands […]
April 2, 2018

Speaking up, moving forward: VA supports survivors of military sexual trauma

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is an annual effort each April to raise public awareness about sexual assault.  Throughout the month, VA focuses on sexual assault and […]
March 29, 2018

VA joins Department of Defense in thanking Vietnam War era Veterans and their families

Around the nation, VA employees are taking the opportunity to thank and honor Vietnam War era Veterans and their families for their incredible service and sacrifices […]