March 31, 2017

President signs resolution authorizing National Desert Storm War Memorial

Veterans of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm will soon have their own memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., thanks to legislation signed today […]
March 29, 2017

U.S. honors Veterans on first official National Vietnam War Veterans Day

On March 29, 1973, the last American combat troops left Vietnam and returned home. Unlike troops of more recent wars, the vast majority of those brave […]
March 28, 2017

Four things Veterans and others should know about chronic kidney disease

When it comes to health awareness campaigns, why should hearts get all the love? March is National Kidney month, and the perfect time for anyone with […]
March 27, 2017

Medal of Honor recipients honored during Oval Office ceremony commemorating National Medal of Honor Day

National Medal of Honor Day traces its roots back to March 25, 1863, when six members of the Andrew’s Raiders became the first to receive the […]
March 27, 2017

Million Veteran Program aims to revolutionize genomic research with the help of Veterans

VA is leading the way in genomic medicine, the study of DNA to learn about health and diseases. The Million Veteran Program (MVP) is VA’s ambitious […]
March 24, 2017

VA, DOD study a major breakthrough for understanding PTSD

Researchers from VA and the Department of Defense (DOD) recently released findings of a new study called Prospective Post-Traumatic Stress disorder Symptom Trajectories in Active Duty […]
March 24, 2017

WWII Veteran’s birthday luck lands him a big lottery prize

Sometimes you come across those stories that just make you smile. This is one of those. Ervin Smolinski served in the Navy during World War II.  On […]
March 24, 2017

VA now providing online daily burial schedules for its national cemeteries

VA announced today a new online schedule for all VA national cemeteries that will allow families, friends and community members to find time and location information for those […]
March 22, 2017

Celebrating 100 years of enlisted military service for women

Since the American Revolution, women have served on America’s battlefield. They served as nurses, spies, cooks, and even disguised themselves as men to fight in the […]