February 21, 2018

VA continues commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War

In 2017, President Trump signed the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act designating March 29 of each year as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Our nation’s Vietnam […]
February 14, 2018

For Women’s History Month, VA to showcase stories of 10 women Veteran athletes

From distance runners to cyclists, the stories of 10 women Veteran athletes will be displayed at VA medical centers around the country in March, to coincide […]
February 12, 2018

Sign up online for a Veterans ID card: Here’s how.

Veterans with honorable service can apply for the Veterans Identification Card (VIC) to use as proof of military service. “The new Veterans Identification Card provides a […]
February 6, 2018

More than 133,000 vets may qualify for this tax refund windfall

More than 133,000 veterans may qualify for a refund of federal taxes they paid on disability severance pay dating back to 1991 ― taxes that shouldn’t […]
February 6, 2018

Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

What is seasonal affective Disorder (SAD)? Seasonal Affective Disorder is a condition associated with feeling sad or blue during certain times of the year. It is a […]
February 2, 2018

This February 15, find out how the Forever GI Bill may impact you

From restoring lost education benefits to expanding where they can be used, the Colmery Act, commonly known as the Forever GI Bill, brings significant changes to […]
February 1, 2018

VA Announces Leadership Changes at Roseburg Medical Center

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the Director of the Roseburg VA Health Care System, Doug Paxton has stepped down […]
February 1, 2018

VA launches welcome kit to guide Veterans to the benefits and services they’ve earned

VA’s onboarding process can be overwhelming at times. Veterans who have visited a VA outreach booth, VA eligibility office, or have gone through a Transition Assistance […]
January 31, 2018

VA resumes online applications for new ID cards

WASHINGTON – Veterans can again submit online applications for new identification cards through the Department of Veterans Affairs website after the system was taken down in […]