May 31, 2019

VA MISSION Act: What to expect for community care on June 6

Note: This article is one of a series on VA’s progress implementing the VA MISSION Act of 2018. As the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s signing […]
May 28, 2019

VA encourages Veterans to quit tobacco on ‘World No Tobacco Day’

In recognition of “World No Tobacco Day” on May 31, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)  will reaffirm its “Better Starts Today” campaign, calling on […]
April 30, 2019

VA celebrates Women’s Health Week with events at medical centers

In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, May 12-18, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers (VAMCs) across the country will host events to support […]
April 30, 2019

VET TEC, a high-tech training pilot program, is now taking Veteran applications

Veteran applications are now being accepted for the VET TEC (Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses) pilot program. VET TEC allows Veterans to receive accelerated training […]
April 24, 2019

New text feature available through VA’s Women Veterans Call Center

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) added  a text messaging feature to the Women Veterans Call Center on April 23, providing another convenient way for […]
April 17, 2019

VA ensures Veterans have same-day access to emergency mental health care

As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to provide the best mental health care access possible, VA is reminding Veterans that it […]
April 10, 2019

Appeals Modernization: Veterans now have greater choice in VA claims decisions review process

The Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 (Appeals Modernization Act) is one of the most significant statutory changes to affect VA and Veterans in […]
April 10, 2019

VA releases mental health and suicide prevention toolkit for former Guard and Reserve members

Improving care and support for former Guard and Reserve members who were never federally activated is a critical part of VA’s suicide prevention efforts. According to […]
March 11, 2019

VA strengthens care and benefits for Veterans with $220 billion budget

President Donald J. Trump is proposing a total of $220.2 billion in his fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), […]