Federal union leader says Trump wrong on TSA, wrong on VA

Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump used his nomination speech Thursday night to disparage the dedicated public servants who deliver health care to our nation’s veterans and ensure the safety of the flying public, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. said today. “Donald Trump’s proposals would endanger the flying public […]

Veteran Headstone or Grave Marker Medallion

As Americans, we’re grateful for the countless sacrifices made by our nation’s Veterans. This profound sense of appreciation is expressed in many different ways, in life and death. The Department of Veterans Affairs provides a medallion, by request, to be affixed to an existing, privately purchased headstone or marker to signify the deceased’s status as […]

Secretary Takes Action to Ensure Project ARCH Veterans Continue to Receive Care Closer to Home

As the Project ARCH pilot program comes to an end next month, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald today announced that Veterans enrolled in the program will be able to continue receiving care closer to home. Taking advantage of options available under the Veterans Choice Program, such as the “unusual or excessive burden […]

Veterans Advantage and Amtrak Vacations Offer Special Military Discounts on Rail Travel to Thank Those Who Serve the Country

Veterans Advantage with its VetRewards Card, that offers secure partner redemption of military discounts, announced an expansion of its exclusive military partnership with Amtrak to include Veterans Advantage discounts on rail fares with Amtrak Vacations and its packages on year-round travel without blackouts. “We are pleased that our longstanding partnership with Amtrak continues to grow […]

ANA Urges Support for Proposed Rule to Improve Veterans Health Care

With only a few days left in the public comment period, the American Nurses Association (ANA) and a coalition of nursing and veterans service organizations continue to highlight the need for approval of a Veterans Administration (VA) proposed rule that would empower Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and improve the VA’s capacity to provide timely, […]

See Lone Survivor Marcus Luttrell Live in Houston

Lone Survivor Foundation (LSF), founded by Marcus Luttrell, is hosting its annual Houston Gala on September 24th at the Royal Sonesta in Houston, TX and Marcus will be the featured speaker. The gala will also feature Keynote Speaker, Nate Boyer (U.S. Army Green Beret, Ret.); Comedian, Bobby Henline (U.S. Army Veteran, Ret.); Motivational Speaker, David […]

Army Veteran finds wellness through VA’s National Veterans Golden Age Games

U.S. Army Veteran Don Pinnacle was one of more than 600 Veterans who participated in the National Veterans Golden Age Games July 10-14 in Detroit. The former 82nd Airborne Soldier and precision parachute jumper with the Army Golden Knights says training for the Games helps him maintain his fitness and competitive edge. The National Veterans […]

VA Announces New Partnerships and Collaboration

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced partnerships and collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, IBM and Bombas. The three, distinct, relationships are a part of the MyVA Strategic Partnership Initiative, which aims to work together with external organizations to improve the delivery and access of care for Veterans. The announcement of the three new […]