December 14, 2017

Photograph of great grandfather in uniform inspires teen to film the stories of WWII Veterans

When I was nine years old, I found a photograph of my late great grandfather, Gene Therman Fancher in military uniform. Handwritten on the back of […]
December 12, 2017

VA Decision Ready Claims Program expands to include more types of claims

As part of VA’s ongoing efforts to modernize and improve Veterans’ experience with the disability claims process, VA unveiled its latest enhancements to the Decision Ready […]
December 11, 2017

[Podcast] #68: Benefits Breakdown – Veterans Crisis Line

I promote the Veterans Crisis Line whenever I can. It is a very important resource to be aware of and I try to remind people however […]
December 8, 2017

VA Suspends Applications For New Vet ID Cards

The Department of Veterans Affairs has suspended applications for its new veteran identification card program due to a large number of applicants, according to a notice […]
December 7, 2017

VA exploring alternative treatments for TBI and PTSD

Today VA announced that it will use two innovative treatments to ease the everyday challenges associated with living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder […]
December 6, 2017

VA and Humane Society of United States announce partnership

VA announced a partnership with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to encourage Veterans to consider pet ownership and volunteer opportunities with community organizations, including […]
December 6, 2017

Google uses VA expertise to help individuals identify signs of PTSD

Noticing the signs and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) early and finding the right treatment option can help people recover. That’s why Google called on VA when […]
December 5, 2017

Veterans: Guard your card with these 5 tips for safe online shopping

This holiday season, Veterans need to keep an eye out for more than just great deals — this is when cyber criminals are cooking up a […]
December 5, 2017

Native American Veterans find a pathway from homelessness with HUD-VA program

After her military service, Alvina White Bull struggled to maintain civilian employment, which led to problems with drugs and alcohol. As she tried to deal with […]