April 25, 2019

Appeals Modernization simplifies complex process allowing Veterans to choose one of three lanes

On Feb. 19, 2019, VA implemented the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (AMA), transforming a historically complex appeals process into one that is […]
April 24, 2019

New text feature available through VA’s Women Veterans Call Center

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) added  a text messaging feature to the Women Veterans Call Center on April 23, providing another convenient way for […]
April 17, 2019

VA ensures Veterans have same-day access to emergency mental health care

As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to provide the best mental health care access possible, VA is reminding Veterans that it […]
April 15, 2019

What’s your GI Bill story?

This year, VA will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the GI Bill, which established education benefits, affordable home loans and greatly expanded access to medical care […]
April 12, 2019

ICYMI: VBA hosts SEC and DoD for Financial Literacy Q/A

On Thursday, Apr. 11, the Veterans Benefits Administration’s social media team hosted a Twitter Q/A with the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and the […]
April 10, 2019

Appeals Modernization: Veterans now have greater choice in VA claims decisions review process

The Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (Appeals Modernization Act) is one of the most significant statutory changes to affect VA and Veterans in […]
April 10, 2019

VA releases mental health and suicide prevention toolkit for former Guard and Reserve members

Improving care and support for former Guard and Reserve members who were never federally activated is a critical part of VA’s suicide prevention efforts. According to […]
April 2, 2019

Creating pathways to healing: VA supports Military Sexual Trauma survivors

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is an annual observance in April to raise public awareness about sexual assault. VA’s SAAM campaign focuses on sexual assault and […]
March 26, 2019

VA will drop the fight against Navy vets affected by Agent Orange

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on March 26, 2019, that he will recommend the Justice …