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Secretary Wilkie – Statement on upcoming visit to South Dakota

“I look forward to meeting VA and South Dakota tribal leaders in Sturgis next week to honor America’s native Veterans.  South Dakota has a special place in America’s history and heart.  I am anxious to return in the next few months to spend time with your governor, senators, representative and Veterans in Hot Springs. I […]

VA strengthens Caregiver Support Program and expands timeline of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

Today the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced actions to strengthen the Caregiver Support Program and establish a timeline for expanding the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) in accordance with section 161 of the VA MISSION Act of 2018 (MISSION Act). Under the MISSION Act, VA will expand the PCAFC to eligible Veterans […]

VA appoints a new chief data officer

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the appointment of Kshemendra Paul, executive director for Data Governance and Analytics and the department’s Chief Data Officer. VA designated a Chief Data Officer under Public Law 115-435, the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018, which was signed by President Trump on January 14. The Act requires federal […]

Veterans Legacy Program: Capt. Samuel Wilder King

Produced for NCA’s Veterans Legacy Program by students and faculty from San Francisco State University. NCA is proud to support local filmmakers, storytellers, and students engaging with the stories of Veterans in their local national cemeteries. They may raise issues of local interest or even controversy. We hope this encourages all viewers to learn more […]

Veterans Legacy Program: Riverside National Cemetery

Produced for NCA’s Veterans Legacy Program by students and faculty from San Francisco State University. NCA is proud to support local filmmakers, storytellers, and students engaging with the stories of Veterans in their local national cemeteries. They may raise issues of local interest or even controversy. We hope this encourages all viewers to learn more […]

Veterans Legacy Program: John Henry Balch

Produced for NCA’s Veterans Legacy Program by students and faculty from San Francisco State University. NCA is proud to support local filmmakers, storytellers, and students engaging with the stories of Veterans in their local national cemeteries. They may raise issues of local interest or even controversy. We hope this encourages all viewers to learn more […]

Veterans Legacy Program: Helen Fairchild

Produced for NCA’s Veterans Legacy Program by students and faculty from San Francisco State University. NCA is proud to support local filmmakers, storytellers, and students engaging with the stories of Veterans in their local national cemeteries. They may raise issues of local interest or even controversy. We hope this encourages all viewers to learn more […]

Veterans Legacy Program: National Cemetery of the Pacific

Produced for NCA’s Veterans Legacy Program by students and faculty from San Francisco State University. NCA is proud to support local filmmakers, storytellers, and students engaging with the stories of Veterans in their local national cemeteries. They may raise issues of local interest or even controversy. We hope this encourages all viewers to learn more […]

2019 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic

Presented by the San Diego VA Medical Center and VA’s Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events, this event promotes the value of rehabilitation utilizing a variety of summer leisure activities and adaptive sports. The Summer Sports Clinic offers adventure sports and recreational activities such as sailing, surfing, kayaking, and cycling. Complimenting the […]

VA Releases 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Report

Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released its 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Report. It includes findings from its most recent analysis of Veteran suicide data from 2005 to 2017. The 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report highlights suicide as a national problem, and urges all Americans to come together to address […]