April 24, 2019

New text feature available through VA’s Women Veterans Call Center

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) added  a text messaging feature to the Women Veterans Call Center on April 23, providing another convenient way for […]
April 17, 2019

VA ensures Veterans have same-day access to emergency mental health care

As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to provide the best mental health care access possible, VA is reminding Veterans that it […]
April 10, 2019

Appeals Modernization: Veterans now have greater choice in VA claims decisions review process

The Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (Appeals Modernization Act) is one of the most significant statutory changes to affect VA and Veterans in […]
April 10, 2019

VA releases mental health and suicide prevention toolkit for former Guard and Reserve members

Improving care and support for former Guard and Reserve members who were never federally activated is a critical part of VA’s suicide prevention efforts. According to […]
March 11, 2019

VA strengthens care and benefits for Veterans with $220 billion budget

President Donald J. Trump is proposing a total of $220.2 billion in his fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), […]
March 6, 2019

President Trump signs the executive order to empower Veterans and end Veteran suicide

President Trump recently signed the Executive Order on a National Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End Veteran Suicide, or PREVENTS. Watch the video. “Our mission is […]
March 1, 2019

Purple Heart recipients added to VA priority claim process

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie was six-years-old when his father came home after being gravely wounded during the invasion of Cambodia. His father spent years recovering from […]
February 19, 2019

VA’s Appeals Modernization Act takes effect today

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has implemented the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017, which was signed into […]
February 14, 2019

VA seeks training providers to ready Veterans for high-tech careers

VA announced it is inviting training providers to participate in a new pilot program to prepare Veterans for careers in the high-tech workforce. The Veteran Employment Through […]