February 6, 2017

Artists selected for nationwide women Veterans art exhibit

Ten women Veteran artists have been selected to showcase their work at VA Medical Centers around the country in March, to coincide with Women’s History Month. “It […]
February 2, 2017

VA dental insurance pilot program extended for enrolled Veterans

Beginning in 2014, VA piloted the VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP), which provided an opportunity for certain eligible Veterans and their beneficiaries to purchase dental insurance from private […]
February 2, 2017

Five features available on some automobiles that can be beneficial to disabled Veterans

After taking an active part in serving their country, many Veterans want to stay active when they return to civilian life. For disabled Veterans, however, maintaining […]
February 2, 2017

Calling all artists: The National Veterans Day poster contest now under way

Each year the VA’s National Veterans Outreach Office, in conjunction with the Veterans Day National Committee, publishes a commemorative Veterans Day poster. The poster is selected […]
February 2, 2017

One of the last Montford Point Marines: the unique Legacy of an African-American Veteran, from World War II to Vietnam

To celebrate Black History Month 2017, NCA is pleased to share the legacy of Mr. Allen Newton Frazier. Like so many African-Americans of his generation, he […]
February 1, 2017

Compensation 101: What exactly is VA compensation?

As a social media administrator for VA’s Benefits Administration, I read thousands of comments (yep, all of them) each week from thousands of people scattered across […]
January 31, 2017

VA to recognize tribal organizations as Veteran representatives

Native Americans serve in the military among the highest rate, per capita, compared to other groups and our nations honor the place of tribal warriors in […]
January 27, 2017

Statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs on federal hiring freeze

VA announced exemptions to the federal hiring freeze in the president’s memo dated January 23, 2017. The authorities outlined in the president’s memo provide VA the ability […]
January 24, 2017

VA giving strength to couples in crisis

Are you in a violent relationship?  Are you scared of your significant other?  Or is your significant other perhaps scared of you? If so, VA has […]