May 4, 2019

A new take on mental health – Post traumatic growth

May is Mental Health Awareness month, which provides us with an excellent opportunity to talk about a much-discussed, and often misunderstood, subject that affects all of […]
May 3, 2019

Best vet unemployment rate ever — April brings new record

Marine veteran Cory Pollard works on slide rails for green house tables at the Archi’s Acres organic farm in Valley Center, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 8, […]
May 1, 2019

Meet the women helping VA work for women veterans

Airmen stand at attention during a retreat ceremony March 30, 2018, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. An all-female formation was coordinated in honor of Women’s History […]
May 1, 2019

Army astronaut holds Q&A from space

An Army astronaut on a six-month mission in space recently shared her experience, saying she still leans on her military training while aboard the International Space […]
May 1, 2019

A life can turn around in just one moment.

Maybe it’s the moment when you realize that things could be better or the moment when you decide you need to reach out for help. Or, […]
April 30, 2019

How the Xbox Adaptive Controller is helping VA medical centers support Veterans

For active duty military members, playing video games can help release stress, build camaraderie and offer comforting familiarity in foreign environments. For Veterans returning from combat, […]
April 30, 2019

VA celebrates Women’s Health Week with events at medical centers

In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, May 12-18, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers (VAMCs) across the country will host events to support […]
April 30, 2019

VET TEC, a high-tech training pilot program, is now taking Veteran applications

Veteran applications are now being accepted for the VET TEC (Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses) pilot program. VET TEC allows Veterans to receive accelerated training […]
April 25, 2019

Appeals Modernization simplifies complex process allowing Veterans to choose one of three lanes

On Feb. 19, 2019, VA implemented the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (AMA), transforming a historically complex appeals process into one that is […]