August 2, 2018

August 16 – Don’t miss out on VA life insurance

Did you know injuries or medical conditions from service can make it difficult or even impossible for you to obtain private life insurance? VA offers life […]
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 […]
July 13, 2018

DoD to bar GI Bill transfer for long-serving troops

Starting next year, service members who have been in the military for more than 16 years will no longer be able to transfer GI Bill benefits […]
July 11, 2018

15 Ways VA is improving the Veteran’s experience right now

The Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to providing the best experiences in its delivery of care, benefits, and memorial services to Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, […]
July 10, 2018

Avoiding VA benefits overpayments

Life happens. We are all guilty of procrastinating on paperwork or forgetting to update records. While most of the time there are no consequences, that is […]
July 3, 2018

Changes coming to Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance program

Effective August 1, 2018, the entitlement available under the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) program will be reduced from 45 months to 36 months, but in […]
June 20, 2018

At War: Veterans Owe Thousands for Survivor Benefits. Why Can’t They Opt Out?

Staff Sgt. John Daniel Shannon, who goes by Dan, and his wife, Torrey, at a home they are staying at in Louisville, Colo.  
June 7, 2018

VA commits $17 million to expand intimate partner violence assistance program

VA is taking action to address intimate partner violence by earmarking $17 million in funds to support Veterans in need. The funds will strengthen intimate partner violence […]
May 14, 2018

VA celebrates Mother’s Day with nationwide baby shower

VA is proud to honor and support Veterans who are welcoming new babies into their families. In partnership with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, 60 VA medical […]