Nearly 400 injured Veterans and active-duty military members will join volunteers and leading medical and rehabilitative professionals from across the nation for the 31st National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, scheduled March 26-31 in Snowmass Village (near Aspen), Colorado. The event, hosted by Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and DAV (Disabled American Veterans), is made […]
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In response to a report released by the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO), “VA Disability Benefits: Additional Planning Would Enhance Efforts to Improve the Timeliness of Appeals Decisions,” the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released the following statement: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) appreciates the work of the Government Accountability Office (GAO). This report […]
In response to the recently released VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) report that reviewed processes from June 6 through Dec. 15, 2016, of the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released the following statement: “The Department of Veterans Affairs is proud to announce that the challenges with the Veterans Crisis […]
Honorees at the HillVets 100 Gala in Washington D.C. comment on being honored, the significance of the event, and how it benefits the Veteran community.
his episode features stories on a Marine Veteran’s journal to recovery through the martial arts, a scholarship program for the children of those killed in action, a look at the newly expanded Veteran’s Crisis Line call center in Atlanta, an interview with a Medal of Honor recipient who fought at Iwo Jima and a look […]
During his first few days on the job as the ninth secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. David J. Shulkin sat down for an interview with VA’s digital media engagement team. Prior to taking the job as secretary, Shulkin served as the VA’s Undersecretary for Health for 18 months. In his interview, Dr. […]
Nick Collier spent one month as the Artist In-Residence at Gettysburg National Military Park. During his time at the park, he used digital photography and sculpture to capture the emotion and significance of this historic site. A Veteran himself, Nick resonated with the actions that occurred on the battlefield, and showed that in his artwork. […]
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the establishment of a search commission to help identify candidates for the position of Under Secretary for Benefits. The Under Secretary for Benefits is the senior official within the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), which oversees a variety of benefits and services to service members, Veterans and their […]
The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, are effective as of today. “Establishing these presumptions is a demonstration of our commitment to care for those who have served our nation and […]
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the nation as a whole, have benefited from the work of Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, who died March 4 at age 90. Dr. Starzl, regarded as the “father of transplantation,” is credited with performing the first successful liver transplant. As a transplant surgeon and research scientist for more […]