December 1, 2016

Bob Woodruff Foundation establishes fund for injured Veteran IVF services

In a continued effort to further assist the estimated 1,500 to 2,000 service members who sustained genitourinary injuries that may affect fertility, the Bob Woodruff Foundation established a financial assistance fund to help cover the costs associated with needed reproductive treatments to help our service men and women start or grow their own families. Merck, Ferring Pharmaceuticals and EMD Serono made this possible through funding provided by independent grants.

While Congress recently approved fertility coverage

November 24, 2016

We have a lot to be thankful for

Thanksgiving is almost upon us, so as we prepare to celebrate we’d like to take this time to express our unwavering appreciation for those we serve, America’s Veterans. Each and every day as we work closely with them, we’re reminded of how grateful we are for their service, as they’ve protected the freedoms needed to live life to the fullest. And we’re helping them do the same by pursuing our vision to provide them with

November 21, 2016

Obama Administration Marks Five Years of the Veterans Opportunity to Work to Hire Heroes Act

President Barack Obama shakes the hand of Donald E. Larson, National President of the Fleet Reserve Association, after delivering remarks during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 11, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Five years ago today, President Obama signed into law the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, which brought about major changes to help

November 21, 2016

Transition Assistance Program improvements ease path from Servicemember to Veteran

Five years ago today, President Obama signed into law the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, which brought about major changes to help transitioning Servicemembers acquire the training and skills they need to seamlessly integrate into the civilian economy.

President Obama greets members of the audience following his remarks on Veterans at Fire Station 5 in Arlington, Va., Feb. 3, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

On the

November 18, 2016

VA transitional housing program to better serve Veterans experiencing homelessness

VA’s largest transitional housing program — the Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program — is transforming so that VA and its community partners can more effectively serve Veterans. The transformation involves implementing a competitive, time-limited grant process that will require currently funded community providers to reapply for funding.

The GPD program provides nonprofit organizations, state and local government agencies and tribal governments with the resources they need to develop and sustain supportive programs and/or

November 14, 2016

MyVA311: One number to call to reach VA

November 11, 2016

#HonorOurFuture: Don’t just thank a Veteran, ask what’s next

November 10, 2016

The next mission: Meeting the needs of the newest generation of Veterans

November 10, 2016

Vets.gov builds an improved Veteran experience in the digital realm