VA Secretary Robert Wilkie addressed the Student Veterans of America (SVA) National Conference last week via live stream from Washington, D.C. In his speech, Wilkie outlined his priorities and the role the Veterans Experience Office (VEO) plays in the department’s improvement.
Lori Wyatt, widow of David Wyatt, who was one of Chattanooga’s “Fallen Five” in the terror attacks of 2015. Lori wanted to write a song to keep David’s memory alive and to thank the people of Chattanooga for their support. The song was written with Lori and by Operation Songwriters, Steve Dean and Don Goodman. […]
This week’s Operation Song of the Week is “He Took My Place,” and was written with Marine Corps Veteran Gary Lima. Serving during the Cyprus conflict in 1974, Gary was pulled at the last minute from a helicopter mission. He was told to choose his replacement, a young corporal who lost his life that night. […]
“We Got Lucky” was written by Operation Songwriter, Regie Hamm, with Veteran Scott Sullivan who shared his experiences as a medic at Camp War Eagle in Iraq. Operation Song is partnered with VA Voluntary Service. Their mission is to empower Veterans, active duty military, and their families to tell their stories though the process of […]
This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == CBO Budget Recommendations 2019 —- (Options for Reducing the Deficit) 06 == Feres Doctrine  —- (Supreme Court Signals Interest over Validity) 07 == SECDEF  —- (Jim Mattis’ Resignation/Firing) 08 == SECDEF  —- (2018 Holiday Message to the Troops) 09 == U.S. Space Force […]
This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == U.S. Space Force  —- (Trump Draft Plan | Independent Military Branch) 06 == Transgender Troops  —- (Trump Asks Court to Allow Temporary Ban Enforcement) 06 == Missile Defense  —- (Missile in Space Shoot Down Test Successful) 07 == U.S.-Russia INF Treaty —- (U.S. […]
This video explains VA’s “no wrong door” approach to preventing and ending homelessness among Veterans through stories of Veterans who once lacked stable housing. VA’s “no wrong door” philosophy ensures that Veterans who are homeless or at-risk for homelessness have timely access to appropriate housing and services. Any door a Veteran comes to – at […]
This video describes the VA Acquisition Academy’s Warriors to Workforce Program, a program that hires, transitions and trains returning Veterans for a career in Federal acquisition.
Ninety-nine-year old Marcella Ryan LeBeau enlisted in 1943 and served in the Army Nurse Corps in WWII, reaching the rank of 1st Lieutenant. Marcella received orders to join the 76th General Hospital unit and was shipped out to England, followed by Wales, France and Belgium, supporting the European Theatre Operations and caring for those injured […]
This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DoD Audits  —- (First Ever Audit Results) 05 == PTSD  —- (Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit Over Discharges) 06 == Arlington National Cemetery  —- (Xmas Wreaths | Volunteers Needed) 07 == Transgender Lawsuits  —- (Trump Again Asks Supreme Court to Intervene) 08 == […]