MyVA Advisory Committee talks progress, future of VA

The MyVA Advisory Committee met in Boston to tour two outstanding VHA facilities and learn about the cutting edge research occurring throughout the enterprise. While there, the Committee heard from front line staff, Veterans, researchers, and local/national leadership about the changes ongoing at VA. The MVAC meets quarterly and is comprised of a variety of […]

AANP and Air Force Sergeants Association Urge VA to Swiftly Enact Proposed Rule

Veterans Deserve Care, a grassroots campaign led by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) with support from the Air Force Sergeants Association, veterans organizations, veterans, caregivers, and nurse practitioners (NPs), has submitted nearly 60,000 comments to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in support of a proposed rule that would give veterans direct […]

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 […]