May 3, 2017

VA recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month with promotion of “Use Your Voice” awareness program to urge Veterans to speak up about mental illness

Today VA announced that, as part of its recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, it is promoting “Use Your Voice,” a national awareness program […]
May 2, 2017

A look at some of the VA programs MST survivors chose to help them recover

April has come to and end and it was another successful and moving month of events to raise awareness of sexual assault and in particular, military […]
May 1, 2017

VA and TAPS working together to support the families of America’s fallen heroes

Each time a bugle plays Taps and a folded flag is presented to a grieving family, experts tell us that on average, 10 lives will be […]
April 27, 2017

President Donald J. Trump visits VA and signs executive order “Improving Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at the Department of Veterans Affairs”

Today President Donald J. Trump visited VA to thank Veterans for their service, and VA employees for their work helping Veterans. While at VA, the president […]
April 25, 2017

VA resources meet unique needs of at-risk or homeless women Veterans

As the number of women serving in the military has increased, female Veterans have become the fastest growing demographic in America’s homeless community. Today, women comprise approximately nine […]
April 24, 2017

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook chat on Pre-need Eligibility Determination

An important change to VA memorial benefits allows Veterans and their family members to find out in advance if they are eligible for burial in a […]
April 24, 2017

Veterans: Protect yourself from becoming a target for investment fraud

There are more than 21.3 million Veterans in the United States – that’s 21.3 million potential targets for fraud. Unfortunately, fraudsters like to try to gain […]
April 24, 2017

Housing with Supportive Services for Veterans

The Department of Housing and Urban Development estimated that nearly 40,000 veterans were homeless as of January 2016—making up about 10 percent of all people experiencing […]
April 21, 2017

VA modernization initiative reduces processing time for Veterans’ claims, saves future taxpayer dollars

VA recently started digitizing older, inactive paper records, which will save taxpayer dollars through reduced, leased office-space that currently houses these records. “This is just one […]