March 15, 2018

VA to increase Veterans’ access to mental health services

In partnership with the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security, VA is planning to give all new Veterans access to mental health care […]
March 14, 2018

Veterans can now use My HealtheVet credentials to access benefits tools on

More than four million Veterans can now use their My HealtheVet credentials to access services from across VA on This means that Veterans can now […]
March 13, 2018

Postal inspection service, others partner for “Operation Protect Veterans”

“Nearly every day we read about Veterans who have been swindled out of their savings,” claimed an Iowa newspaper.[i] Within the span of a single year, […]
March 13, 2018

ExploreVA Facebook Live event: VA health care for women Veterans

Women Veterans: VA offers comprehensive health care options for all stages of life. Whether you’re recovering from an injury, starting a family or looking to lead […]
March 13, 2018

It’s National K-9 Veterans Day. Here are four places that honor heroic war dogs

National K-9 Veterans Day falls on March 13 because that’s the date the U.S. Army K9 Corps was formed in 1942. The corps was created mostly […]
March 7, 2018

For Many Female Vets, Healing From Trauma Starts With the Eyes

When her Humvee was hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2008, former Army Sgt. First Class Elana Duffy was tossed around the front seat […]
March 7, 2018

New “HEAL team” seeks to find, help veterans in need of mental health care

WASHINGTON — The veterans organization AMVETS announced an estimated $700,000 suicide-prevention initiative Tuesday to find veterans who could be struggling with a mental health crisis and […]
March 7, 2018

Study: Private sector may not be ready for new veteran patients

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers appear poised to send tens of thousands of veterans in the private sector for health care in an effort to provide quicker, more […]
March 6, 2018

The value of recognizing Vietnam Veterans 50 years later

As one of more than nine million Veterans who served in Vietnam and other parts of the world during the Vietnam era from 1955-75, I am […]