October 16, 2017

VA announces Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding Experiences Act

Today, VA announced that it has presented the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees with the administration’s draft proposal of the Veterans Coordinated Access & Rewarding […]
October 13, 2017

VA, Ginnie Mae create task force to address mortgage refinancing issues

The Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) and VA announced the formation of the Joint Ginnie Mae – VA Refinance Loan Task Force. The task force will focus […]
October 12, 2017

PTSD Treatment: How AI Is Helping Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

There is a real appeal to shouting into the void: the ubiquity of Google search as confessional, the popularity of PostSecret, the draw of confiding in a trusted friend with the […]
October 12, 2017

Tips on making a home more accessible without major construction

For Veterans who need a more accessible living space, outfitting your home for walkers, wheelchairs, scooters and other assistive devices requires forethought and planning. But it doesn’t […]
October 10, 2017

VA commission established to recommend under secretary to lead the Veterans Benefits Administration

VA announced has announced the establishment of a search commission to help identify candidates for the position of VA’s under secretary for benefits.  The under secretary […]
October 9, 2017

Overall vet unemployment hits record low

Veteran unemployment hit a record low in September, according to federal data released Friday. Figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show a drop to 3 […]
October 9, 2017

Veterans ID cards to be available starting in November

WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs officials will start issuing new veterans ID cards next month, giving recipients an easy way to provide their military service for business […]
October 9, 2017

Why so many veterans go hungry – and VA’s new plan to fix it

When Greg Stegall left the Navy at 30 years old, he found himself utterly adrift: a single dad with no degree, no clear plans for the […]
October 5, 2017

VA providing on-site assistance, counseling following Las Vegas shooting

Just hours after the deadly Las Vegas shooting, VA deployed teams of mental health professionals, counselors, social workers and other crisis and trauma-trained experts into the […]