Category: National

disability compensation

VA refunds $400 million in mistaken home loan fees

Veterans Affairs officials have paid out more than $400 million in refunds of home loan funding fees in the wake of an inspector general’s report that tens of thousands

Military holiday shipping deadlines

WASHINGTON — During this holiday season, a great way to connect with our deployed Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen is to send them

employment

Young vets unemployment up again in September

The unemployment rate for younger veterans rose again last month even as the national jobless rate dipped to its lowest level in 50 years. Officials from the

caregivers

VA strengthens Caregiver Support Program

On Sept. 25, 2019, VA announced improvements to the caregiver support program. This announcement put a timeline to expanding the comprehensive assistance to family caregivers.

disability compensation

October payments delayed for some Veterans

October disability compensation, dependency indemnity compensation (DIC) and pension payments are delayed by two days for more than 27,000 beneficiaries due to a software issue.

healthcare

VA shares electronic health records

It will soon be easier for you to get VA health care in your community without paperwork. As of Jan. 2020, you won’t have to