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Attorney General Jeff Landry Joins Bipartisan Coalition Calling for Automatic Discharges of Student Loans for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans

BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry today joined New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, and 49 other Attorneys General in a bipartisan effort urging the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to automatically forgive the student loans of veterans who became totally and permanently disabled in connection with […]

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RSS VA News Releases
  • VA's Veterans Crisis Line setting gold standard in call-response rate June 25, 2019
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' recent release of the 2018 data for the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) confirms the call center continues to outpace last year's metrics by providing faster, more effective assistance to Veterans and their loved ones.
  • VA to reduce rates for Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance June 25, 2019
    On July 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will reduce Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) monthly premium rates from 7 cents per $1,000 to 6 cents per $1,000 of insurance, along with Family SGLI Program (FSGLI) premium rates for spousal coverage at all age brackets.
  • VA Secretary: One-Sided Hearing Puts HVAC Bipartisanship at Risk June 25, 2019
    Today, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie released a letter he wrote to House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Chairman Mark Takano regarding the committee's decision to exclude VA from testifying before the committee during a hearing on the department's handling of whistleblower complaints.
  • New research affirms critical need for caregivers in Veteran care June 17, 2019
    New research published in the June 2019 edition of the journal Health Affairs shows the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation are working collectively to better integrate caregivers into a Veteran's health care treatment.
  • VA and White House launch Veteran suicide-prevention task force June 17, 2019
    As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and White House initiative to curb Veteran suicide, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Joe Grogan will launch a cabinet-level task force June 17 to develop a national roadmap.
  • 2 VA employees selected for George W. Bush Institute's Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program June 17, 2019
    Two U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) personnel will be among 43 chosen scholars gathered in Dallas for the 2019 George W. Bush Institute's Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program aimed at individuals serving Veterans and those motivated to grow their skillsets, knowledge and influence across the nation.
  • VA exceeds hiring goal of mental health providers by the thousands June 14, 2019
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently surpassed its original goal to hire mental health providers by more than 1,000, through the Mental Health Hiring Initiative, which aims to achieve higher standards of access and quality care.
  • VA's Vet Centers to host open houses to celebrate initiative's 40th anniversary June 13, 2019
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will host open houses during the month of June to commemorate the 40th anniversary of its Vet Centers, which provide readjustment counseling for eligible Veterans, service members and their families.
  • VA receives awards for innovation in health IT June 12, 2019
    For the second year, nine U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs were recognized for innovations in federal health technology during an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.
  • VA health care facilities to go smoke-free June 10, 2019
    As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) commitment to provide excellent health care for Veterans, the department will implement a new policy restricting smoking by patients, visitors, volunteers, contractors and vendors at its health care facilities by October.
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RSS Inside Veterans Health
  • Army Veteran Finds Inspiration through Sports April 3, 2018
    Blind Veteran Deanna Callender is making her sixth trip to the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic this week. She tells Veterans to focus on what you can do and then do it. Read the full story
  • Preparation Key for Veteran with Chronic Condition March 27, 2018
    Army Veteran Nicole Bundas has the strength to talk about something which would have made the upstairs folks at Downton Abbey swoon. She's more than willing to tell her story to help other Veterans. Read the full story
  • Gulf War Veterans – Research Volunteers Needed March 20, 2018
    VA researchers are looking for better treatments for Veterans with Gulf War Illness, a group of symptoms found in about one third of Veterans deployed in Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Read the full story
  • Meet Dr. Holst - Another One of VA’s Top Doctors March 13, 2018
    Dr. Seth Holst believes Veterans are true heroes, and he is honored to help care for them. An ophthalmologist at VA Pittsburgh, he considers his time with VA rewarding professionally and personally. Read the full story
  • Lung Cancer Screening Saves Veterans Lives March 6, 2018
    Bay Pines VA has performed over 2,000 LDCT lung cancer screening exams and they're saving lives. If you ever smoked and are over 55, you should have a screening every year. Read the full story
  • Veterans: Here's how to Avoid Getting the Flu February 27, 2018
    Want to avoid the flu? Dr. Jane Kim, VA's Chief Consultant for Preventive Medicine, shares some quick and easy ways to increase your chances of staying healthy during this nasty flu season. Read the full story
  • New Blood Culture ID System Improves Care for Vets February 20, 2018
    VA's Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has a new system that lets doctors find harmful microorganisms in blood samples in just a few hours vs. three days with the old method. Read the full story
  • National Salute to Veteran Patients Week February 13, 2018
    All this week, VA medical centers across the country are saluting our Veteran patients with valentines, musical performances and special ceremonies. You can salute Veterans all year by volunteering. Read the full story
  • Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder February 6, 2018
    If you feel sad in the winter, you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is sometimes called winter depression. Here's information on treatment, including light therapy, from a VA psychiatrist. Read the full story
  • February is Heart Month - A Veteran Nurse's Story January 30, 2018
    Betty Cunar served as a nurse in the Vietnam war. During American Heart Month, she shares her story of care she receives from VA to remind Veterans of the importance of knowing your heart numbers. Read the full story
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