January 17, 2018

Bob Dole Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole received Congress’ highest civilian honor on Wednesday. The Kansas Republican, a decorated World War II veteran, received the Congressional Gold […]
January 17, 2018

BMW Announces Technical Education Program for US Military Vets

At the opening of its stand at the 2018 NAIAS, BMW announced the launch of a new program aiming at training military men and women to […]
January 16, 2018

3 Reasons You Should Join A Veteran Service Organization

It took me a long time to join a veteran service organization. To be honest, before I joined one, I didn’t fully understand the value of […]
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 14, 2018

Native American veterans will be honored with “long overdue” memorial on National Mall

Planners met with tribal leaders and veterans around the country for guidance on the memorial’s design, which aims to encompass hundreds of federally recognized tribes. It […]
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 […]
January 12, 2018

VA Facilities Now Offer Same-day Care for Urgent Primary and Mental Health-care Needs

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a major milestone, that 100 percent of its more than 1,000 medical facilities across the country now […]
January 11, 2018

VA & the Humane Society: connecting Vets with pets

Pets make life better. So much so that we’re partnering with the Humane Society of the United States to encourage Veterans to consider pet ownership as […]
January 11, 2018

VA becomes first hospital system to release opioid prescribing rates

Today U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin announced that VA has begun publicly posting information on opioids dispensed from VA pharmacies, along with […]