March 21, 2017

Veterans: Sharing your experience can save a life

I received a Facebook message over the weekend from Marine friend that I hadn’t heard from in months. “Do you have time to talk today?” I […]
March 20, 2017

VA’s modernization of the claims process continues

Early this year, the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) began extracting hundreds of thousands of inactive-claim records from regional offices east of the Mississippi for digital conversion. Inactive-claim […]
March 17, 2017

IBM announces plans to hire 2,000 US veterans

IBM plans to hire 2,000 U.S. veterans over the next four years as part of a broader expansion plan. The company said in December that it […]
March 16, 2017

‘I Was Back in Iraq’: Virtual Reality Is More Than a Game for Suffering Vets

It was supposed to be a routine resupply mission: a short drive across the Al Asad Air Base, 90 kilometers north of sweltering Baghdad, to fetch, […]
March 16, 2017

How LinkedIn is empowering job-seeking Veterans

As a health system dedicated to serving those who’ve served, VA sincerely appreciates other organizations that step up and help Veterans gain meaningful employment after the […]
March 15, 2017

Supporting our women Veterans

Life after the military can be difficult for all those who have served, but for the 1.8 million female Veterans in America, there are unique (and […]
March 14, 2017

VA Secretary David Shulkin addresses Veteran community during sit down interview

During his first few days on the job as the ninth secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. David J. Shulkin sat down for an […]
March 14, 2017

Just a click away: Resources for aging Veterans

Please take this opportunity to view a 5-minute tour of the VA Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) website, www.va.gov/geriatrics.  This tour provides a practical […]
March 14, 2017

VA’s rule establishes a presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune

VA regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, N.C. are effective […]