November 8, 2018

Secretary Wilkie announces redesigned VA.gov built with input from Veterans

Hello, I’m Robert Wilkie, Secretary of VA, and I’d like to welcome you to the newly redesigned VA.gov.  I’ve said it many times and I’ll say […]
November 5, 2018

VA mobilizes federal agencies to offer free legal services to help Veterans

Today, VA, along with representatives from the departments of Labor, Justice, Defense, Homeland Security, the U.S. Navy and others, signed a joint statement aimed at improving […]
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 26, 2018

VA joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) announced it is advancing employment opportunities for military spouses through by joining the […]
September 10, 2018

VA marks Suicide Prevention Month in September with ‘Be There’ campaign

To mark Suicide Prevention Month this September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is shining a light on effective ways to prevent Veteran suicide with […]
August 30, 2018

VA expands Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program to improve service to Veterans

VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program (VR&E) recently began the process of reducing the average counselor-to-caseload ratio, to one to 125 or below, through the hiring […]
August 23, 2018

Forever GI Bill/Colmery Act allows more Reserve service to qualify for education benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill

Reservists called up for active duty will soon qualify for increased Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits if they meet certain requirements. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans […]