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- VA awards millions in adaptive sports grant funding for disabled Veterans October 15, 2019The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $14.8 million in grants for adaptive sports programs benefitting Veterans with disabilities and disabled members of the Armed Forces at the end of September.
- VA recognizes World Mental Health Day 2019 October 10, 2019The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is joining organizations, communities, leaders and mental health professionals to observe World Mental Health Day Oct. 10.
- VA Board of Veterans' Appeals makes history with record breaking year in 2019 October 9, 2019The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board) surpassed last year's record-high output for decisions.
- VA completes home loan funding fee refund initiative October 8, 2019The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently completed an aggressive initiative to process home loan funding fee refunds to Veteran borrowers, issuing more than $400 million in refunds.
- Western Pennsylvania Continuum of Care announces the end of Veteran homelessness in the region October 8, 2019The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that the Western Pennsylvania Continuum of Care (CoC) met the requirements in September to declare the effective end of Veteran homelessness in the 20 counties it serves, bringing the nation another step closer to ending homelessness among Veterans across the country.
- VA dedicates new columbarium at Los Angeles National Cemetery October 7, 2019The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) dedicated a new columbarium Oct. 5 that will double the capacity of Los Angeles National Cemetery in California.
- Independent Veteran advocate health care survey shows high marks for VA improvements October 7, 2019Veterans across the nation are satisfied with the care they receive at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), according to the Our Care 2019 Report Evaluating Veterans Health Care survey released by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW).
- VA to implement Executive Orders governing taxpayer-funded union activities October 4, 2019In a victory for Veterans, taxpayers and VA employees, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has denied an attempt by the leadership of several government unions to block implementation of parts of the following three important Executive Orders (EOs):
- Veterans can now enroll in VA's Million Veteran Program online October 4, 2019Veterans can now join the Million Veteran Program online (MVP) as part of the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) effort to improve the lives of Veterans through health care research and innovation.
- VA to approve GI Bill benefits programs in California October 1, 2019Effective Oct. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will serve as the State Approving Agency (SAA) for California in fiscal year 2020.
- Army Veteran Finds Inspiration through Sports April 3, 2018Blind 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, 2018Army 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, 2018VA 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, 2018Dr. 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, 2018Bay 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, 2018Want 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, 2018VA'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, 2018All 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, 2018If 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, 2018Betty 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