December 19, 2018

Happy Holidays 2018 – A message from Secretary Wilkie

“This past Veterans Day, we marked the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. It was a long and bloody war, leaving little […]
December 18, 2018

Women Veterans: Managing Post Deployment Stress

Despite good food, bright lights, and cheer, the holidays come with stress. The pressures, particularly on women, to cook special meals, give gifts, and decorate can […]
December 17, 2018

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live Event on VA Health Care & Innovative Tools and Technologies

VA’s cutting-edge health care solutions conveniently deliver care. Through virtual visits, scheduling tools, mobile apps and more, health care is at your fingertips. To share the […]
December 14, 2018

Helping Veterans Cope with PTSD during holidays

The winter holiday season is regarded by many as a wonderful time of the year. However, the holidays can be a painful reminder of past times […]
December 12, 2018

New VA tool helps verify Veterans’ mental health claims

Mental health claims can now be verified faster and easier thanks to the Official Military Activities Report (OMAR) – a new tool that allows VA employees […]
December 12, 2018

Latest revision to VA’s rating schedule includes the hematologic and lymphatic systems

Effective December 9, 2018, there is a new rating schedule for the hematologic and lymphatic systems, which addresses conditions related to the blood. Since September 2017, […]
December 7, 2018

Online VA medical appointments expanding to Walmart sites, VFW posts

Dr. Alan Shatzel, medical director of the Mercy Telehealth Network, is displayed on the monitor RP-VITA robot at Mercy San Juan Hospital in Carmichael, Calif., in […]
November 30, 2018

Caring for Veterans with HIV

December 1 is World AIDS Day. VA joins our federal partners in recognizing this day and taking time to reflect on the impact of the HIV/AIDS […]
November 29, 2018

VA reverses course on GI Bill payments, will repay possibly short-changed veterans

VA officials had previously told lawmakers the amount of work it would take to figure out how many were shortchanged might not be worth it.