November 2, 2018

Helping Veterans stop unnecessary medications

Dr. Sara Swathy Battar frequently observed patients transferred from acute to long-term caretaking upwards of 15-20 medications. She also discovered some Veterans often do not adhere […]
November 2, 2018

Bad Boys

The hard-working canine mascots of the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II tried their best to be Good Boys….but sometimes a dog’s just got to […]
November 1, 2018

Scientists Say Energy Drinks Make It Harder To Treat PTSD

Energy drinks like Rip-It and Wild Tiger may be essential fuel for hard-charging U.S. service members, but they’re only exacerbating mental health issues and behavioral issues, […]
November 1, 2018

VA celebrates National Family Caregivers Month

VA is commemorating National Family Caregivers Month this November by honoring the service of 5.5 million family members and friends who have dedicated their lives to […]
November 1, 2018

Trump Administration announces decline in Veteran homelessness

Veteran homelessness in the U.S. continues to decline, according to a new national estimate announced today by U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson. […]
November 1, 2018

VA celebrates National Veterans and Military Families Month 2018 with events honoring Veterans and their families

Yesterday evening President Donald J. Trump declared November 2018 the second annual National Veterans and Military Families Month to “salute the brave and dedicated patriots who […]
October 31, 2018

Veterans Day: History of a symbol

In this photo taken on Nov. 12, 2013, a red poppy on a wooden remembrance cross lays above a bronze plaque which contains the poem In […]
October 29, 2018

Veteran Farmers

Occasional cattails line a ditch, and red-winged blackbirds roost nearby. A bucolic farm appears that can be reached by a two-lane gravel driveway. To the left […]
October 29, 2018

When Female Veterans Return Home

First Lieutenant Brie Zeiger tried to stifle her fear as the C-130 transport plane she was riding in began its descent toward Forward Operating Base …