October 4, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This month, VA would like to raise awareness of breast cancer and emphasize the importance of early detection. One in every eight women will develop breast […]
October 4, 2017

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live Event with AMVETS discusses suicide prevention

On Sept. 20, VA and AMVETS hosted an #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on suicide prevention to discuss how to support Veterans in need of help. During […]
October 3, 2017

New mobile app help Veterans cope with TBI

Of the 600,000 Veterans who call Washington State Home, it is estimated that one in five have some level of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). To […]
October 3, 2017

The Recent Wave of WWII Memoirs May Also Be the Last

(NEW YORK) — Don Stratton, one of the few remaining surviving veterans from the bombing of Pearl Harbor, had been holding on to his memories for […]
October 2, 2017

VA forms new family, caregiver and survivor advisory committee, names Sen. Elizabeth Dole as chair

VA announced the formation of the Veterans’ Family, Caregiver and Survivor Federal Advisory Committee as part of VA secretary Dr. David Shulkin’s commitment to supporting our […]
September 28, 2017

VA selects providers for low cost dental insurance program

VA announced today that it has selected Delta Dental of California and MetLife to once again offer private dental insurance plans as part of the VA […]
September 28, 2017

World War I Centennial Commission announces the first 50 official centennial memorials

The World War One Centennial Commission and the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, in partnership with The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, recently announced […]
September 27, 2017

Mortgage Firms “Churning” Refinance Loans to Veterans

A government agency is targeting lenders who aggressively push military veterans to refinance their home loans, leading the borrowers in some cases to rack up thousands […]
September 27, 2017

Why the Vietnam War Produced Such Iconic Music

Some of the 20th century’s most defining pop music emerged from the period during which the Vietnam War was fought — and in the installment of […]