February 16, 2017

This February is American heart health month. Do you know your numbers?

VA is partnering with the American Heart Association to raise awareness about heart health for women Veterans by asking them to Know Your Numbers (Blood Sugar, […]
February 15, 2017

Giving Military Spouses the Help They Deserve

At the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, we know that training veterans for skilled work or helping them prepare for their next interview […]
February 15, 2017

Dr. David J. Shulkin sworn in as VA Secretary

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, Dr. David J. Shulkin was sworn in as the secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. In brief remarks after the […]
February 14, 2017

VA’s national salute to Veteran patients

This week is the 40th annual observance of VA’s National Salute to Veteran Patients, an opportunity to pay tribute to America’s heroes – the men and […]
February 13, 2017

Shulkin unanimously confirmed to head Veterans Affairs

David J. Shulkin, an internist and longtime health administrator, was unanimously confirmed Monday to lead the troubled Veterans Affairs Department, becoming the first of President Trump’s […]
February 9, 2017

#HonoringVets: Share your community’s Veteran memorial

I have the privilege of living near Washington, D.C., which means I get to visit our country’s national monuments and memorials. The World War II Memorial, […]
February 9, 2017

Veteran Teaches Therapists How To Talk About Gun Safety When Suicide’s A Risk

Jay Zimmerman got his first BB gun when he was 7, and his first shotgun when he was 10. “Growing up in Appalachia, you look forward […]
February 9, 2017

GI Bill Comparison Tool breaking records, helping Veterans

One of VA’s biggest successes recently has been hiding in plain sight under our digital noses. The GI Bill Comparison Tool continues to quietly break traffic […]
February 8, 2017

#ExploreVA Facebook Chat: VA Education and Employment Benefits

Thinking about going back to school to earn your degree or train for a new career path? Join representatives from VA and Veterans of Foreign Wars […]