January 29, 2018

IRS announces tax season, Veteran and service member-specific filing information

The Internal Revenue Service announced recently that the nation’s 2018 tax season is underway and reminds taxpayers claiming certain tax credits that refunds won’t be available before late February. […]
January 25, 2018

New online tool provides Veterans with customized instructions for discharge upgrade process

The U.S. military estimates that tens of thousands of Veterans with less than honorable discharges are likely to have discharges deserving of upgrades. These are Veterans who were […]
January 25, 2018

Stand Downs offer relief for homeless Veterans

“You’d be so lean, that blast of January would blow through you.” Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale It’s hard to imagine what it must be like to […]
January 25, 2018

FTC Hosts Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week January 29-February 2

The Federal Trade Commission will mark Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, January 29-February 2, with a series of free events to help consumers and businesses reduce […]
January 24, 2018

VA’s National PTSD Brain Bank collaborates with PINK Concussions Group

Today, VA announced a collaboration between its National Center for PTSD and the nonprofit organization PINK Concussions, encouraging women to donate their brains for the purpose of […]
January 24, 2018

Learn about VA’s connected health care tools during Facebook Live event

The Veterans Health Administration’s Office of Connected Care will participate in a Facebook Live event on Feb. 1 with the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America […]
January 16, 2018

VA to begin paying up to 800,000 non-VA emergency claims

The Department of Veterans Affairs published a revised rule Tuesday that allows payment of hundreds of thousands of pending claims for private-sector emergency care that veterans’ […]
January 12, 2018

VA Seeks Public Comment on Caregiver Program

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs seeks public comment on Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) until February 5, 2018 to further strengthen and improve […]
January 12, 2018

Calling all artists, performers, musicians and writers: Veterans arts festival and competitions kick off

The 2018 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition began January 1. During the months of January, February and March, Veterans enrolled at VA medical facilities or outpatient […]