National Creative Arts Festival in Wisconsin Showcases Veterans’ Artistic Talents

Exhibits Open to Public and MediaWashington, DC – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announces that the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee is hosting more than 100 Veterans from across the country for the 2014 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival; the event began Oct. 27 and will end Nov. 2. The National […]

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. The fee waiver requires only verbal confirmation of service. The waiver covers fees for […]

Central Alabama VA Healthcare System Director Removed

Today the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) formally removed the Director of the Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHCS) from federal service. This decision followed an investigation by the Office of Accountability Review (OAR) in which allegations of neglect of duty were substantiated. This removal action underscores VA’s commitment to hold leaders accountable and get […]

On The Border® Thanks Veterans and Troops with FREE “Create Your Own Combo” This Veterans Day

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina® is saying “Thank You” more than 150 ways this Veterans Day, as all veterans and active duty military will receive, for FREE, OTB’s “Create Your Own Combo menu,” the restaurant’s best-seller featuring more than 150 possible meal combinations, on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Veterans and active duty military […]

VA Demonstrates New Telehealth Scheduling System to Veteran Service Organizations

Representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) met today with Veteran Service Organizations (VSO) at the Washington VA Medical Center for a hands-on demonstration and discussion about VA’s telehealth programs and services. The hands-on demonstration included a presentation of VA’s new Clinical Video Telehealth scheduling software which launched last month and is intended to […]

VA Accepting Provider Applications to Extend Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is currently accepting proposals for the Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (AL-TBI). The program had been slated to sunset this year, however the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (“Choice Act”) extends the program through October 6, 2017. “Due […]