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 2, 2018

Helping Veterans stop unnecessary medications

Dr. Sara Swathy Battar frequently observed patients transferred from acute to long-term caretaking upwards of 15-20 medications. She also discovered some Veterans often do not adhere […]
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 […]
October 26, 2018

Veterans, this Saturday, take back unused drugs

A teenager “borrows” her grandmother’s pain pills. He can’t sleep…so “just one more pill.” She gives her husband some of her old “leftover pain pills.” Watch […]
October 25, 2018

Discounted dental insurance coverage for Veterans

VA has selected Delta Dental of California and MetLife to once again offer private insurance coverage for the VA Dental Insurance Program (VADIP). Veterans who are […]