January 17, 2017

Veterans: Tax season officially opens Jan. 23; IRS offers tips and filling help options

The Internal Revenue Service and partners from the states and tax industry remind taxpayers that the nation’s 2017 individual income tax filing season opens Monday, Jan. […]
January 17, 2017

Protecting Veterans from tax identity theft: Join us for Twitter chat on Feb. 1

In recognition of Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week Jan. 30 through Feb. 3, join VA’s Identity Safety Service and the Office of Information and Technology, along […]
January 15, 2017

Wyden presents overdue WWII Purple Heart

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden presented a long-overdue Purple Heart to the grandniece of an Army veteran who died in World War II 75 years ago. Wyden […]
January 14, 2017

2017 will be a busy year for vets

In a recent column I highlighted some of the things our veterans groups accomplished in 2016. For those of you who like to plan ahead, I […]
January 13, 2017

Veterans open safe space as escape from bitter cold

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Warming shelters are opening all across the metro area as bitterly cold temperatures have already taken the lives of 4 people on […]
January 13, 2017

New rule establishes a presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune

VA has published regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, […]
January 13, 2017

Announcing locations for 2017 women Veterans art exhibit

I am pleased to announce that art displays created by 10 women Veterans will be featured at VA medical facilities across the country in March during […]
January 12, 2017

New regulation changes copayment cost of outpatient medication

Effective February 27, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will change the federal regulations concerning copayments charged to Veterans for medications required on an outpatient basis […]
January 12, 2017

2017 National Women Veterans Summit scheduled for March 17-18 in Dallas, Texas

Women Veterans account for approximately 10 percent of the U.S. Veteran population, which will grow to 15 percent by 2030. While many of their challenges and […]