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The Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability

Jan 27, 2015 |
Requires VA to offer an authorization to receive non-VA care to any veteran who is enrolled in the VA health care system as of August 1, 2014, or who is a newly discharged combat veteran if such ... Read more

New Report Shows Active-duty Suicides Declined in 2013

Jan 19, 2015 |
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2015 – Suicides among active duty members of the U.S. military decreased in 2013 from the previous year, while those among the reserve components were slightly higher, ... Read more

Family caregivers of Veterans can count on VA for support and community

Jul 24, 2014 |
         For even the most organized people, unexpected health concerns can turn their life upside down. For those who find themselves in the role of the ... Read more

Texas DPS Now Offers Option to Donate to Veterans Fund

Jul 7, 2014 |
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), along with State Representative Joe Farias and the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC), today announced a new opportunity for customers to make ... Read more

Social Security Launches New Expedited Disability Process for Veterans

Jul 7, 2014 |
Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced the launch of a new disability process to expedite disability claims filed by veterans with a Department of Veterans Affairs ... Read more

House Passes Miller Bill to Help Veterans Receive Timely Access to Medical Care

Jun 28, 2014 |
WASHINGTON, D.C .— After House passage of H.R. 4810 , the Veterans Access to Care Act, Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement:   “The news about ... Read more

VA Committed to Veterans’ Health, Well-being, Official Says

Jun 25, 2014 |
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 – The Department of Veterans Affairs acknowledges systemic issues of timeliness in providing veterans with health care and is committed to fixing unacceptable patient ... Read more

Acting Secretary: VA Accepts Special Counsel’s Findings

Jun 23, 2014 |
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 – The Veterans Affairs Department accepts the findings detailed in a letter from the U.S. Office of the General Counsel to President Barack Obama substantiating ... Read more

Obama: Investment in Veterans Produces Tomorrow’s Leaders

Jun 21, 2014 |
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 – The promise of a better tomorrow made to U.S. military veterans of World War II seven decades ago with the signing of the original GI Bill is the same promise the ... Read more

DoD, VA Team Up To Improve eBenefits by Migrating National Resource Directory

Jun 17, 2014 |
The Department of Defense, in collaboration with the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Labor, have integrated the National Resource Directory (NRD) ... Read more

Veterans' Ability to Obtain Timely Outpatient Medical Care

Jun 12, 2014 |
Ongoing and Past Work Identified Access, Oversight, and Data Problems That Hinder Veterans' Ability to Obtain Timely Outpatient Medical Care Why GAO Did This Study: Access to timely medical ... Read more

Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment

Jul 22, 2014 |
As combat operations in Afghanistan wind down, tens of thousands of service members face a daunting reality - an unemployment rate for veterans that is higher than the national average. One Army ... Read more

Who's really benefiting from the GI Bill?

Jul 8, 2014 |
Veterans can receive the full cost of a college education under the GI Bill, but recently funds from the bill have flowed mostly to for-profit schools, even though veterans' prospects are often not ... Read more

Warrior Receives a Home!

Jul 7, 2014 |
Wounded veterans should always have a welcome mat back to the U.S. Senior Airman Alex Goad met a group that gives veterans a place to put that welcome mat. ... Read more

VA Death panel helping Illegals getting better medical care than veterans

Jun 13, 2014 |
Various local governments are handing out billions to provide better medical care to illegals than what is given to our veterans. Is The VA Death panel! Here are two videos explaining this sad ... Read more

Palin: VA Death panel help Illegal Aliens Get Better Health Care than Veterans

Jun 13, 2014 |
Fox News host Sean Hannity sat down with former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Thursday night at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans where she was asked about the unfolding scandal ... Read more

President Obama message to Veterans

Jun 11, 2014 |
Guiding Principles A 21st Century VA The President’s message to those who serve is this: when you come home to America, America will be there for you. This Administration ... Read more