August 8, 2018

VA releases health care benefit application for Spanish-speaking Veterans

Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released the Spanish version of the application for health benefits, as part of VA’s effort to simplify and […]
August 2, 2018

Forever GI Bill expands VA educational benefits

Effective Aug. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred […]
August 1, 2018

Reservists and National Guard members can transfer their remaining REAP entitlement to the Post-9/11 GI Bill

Did you know the “Forever GI Bill” allows certain members of the National Guard and Reserve to transfer into the Post-9/11 GI Bill after they lost […]
July 31, 2018

Military OneSource is now available to Veterans and their families for a full year after separating from the military

To ensure all service members and families have access to comprehensive support as they transition from military to civilian life, the Department of Defense announced today […]
July 30, 2018

Wilkie Sworn In As Veterans Affairs Secretary

Robert Wilkie has been sworn in as the next secretary of Veterans Affairs. (July 30)    
July 23, 2018

125,000 times and counting: Veterans using My HealtheVet to manage appointments

Veterans at many participating VA facilities are using VA Online Scheduling to make, request or cancel appointments.  Have you tried it yet? VA Online Scheduling first […]
July 19, 2018

VA and IBM Watson Health extend partnership to support Veterans with cancer

VA and IBM Watson Health announced the extension of a public-private partnership to apply artificial intelligence to help interpret cancer data in the treatment of Veteran […]
July 17, 2018

VEText system transforming VA’s medical scheduling process

VA recently launched VEText, a text messaging appointment-reminder system, which to date has helped VA reduce no-show medical visits by more than 100,000. VA introduced VEText […]
July 10, 2018

VA reviewing World War II mustard gas claims

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is reviewing previously denied claims from World War II Veterans who participated in full-body testing for mustard gas or Lewisite […]