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VA Decision Ready Claims Program Expands to Include More Types of Claims

As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) ongoing efforts to modernize and improve Veterans’ experience with the disability claims process, VA unveiled its latest enhancements to the Decision Ready Claims (DRC) program, which will expand the pool of Veterans, surviving spouses and service members eligible to participate in the program. “These enhancements […]

VA Exploring Alternative Treatments for TBI and PTSD

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it will use two innovative treatments to ease the everyday challenges associated with living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). “We know that for a small group of Veterans, a traditional approach to health care may not be the most effective,” […]

VA and Humane Society of United States Announce Partnership

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a partnership with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to encourage Veterans to consider pet ownership and volunteer opportunities with community organizations, including local animal shelters and humane societies in an effort to pair Veterans with rescued animals. This announcement represents the latest example of […]

Statement by VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin – Permanent Community Care Legislation

President Donald J. Trump is working to ensure his Administration fulfills its commitment to America’s veterans so they receive the care they deserve. Under the President’s leadership, we have enacted major reform bills including Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, the Forever GI Bill, and Appeals Modernization, among others. I am pleased that Congress is working on […]

Navajo Code Talker, Marine Veteran George B. Willie Sr. remembered for heroic service to the nation

Today Navajo Code Talker, Marine Veteran George B. Willie Sr passed away after a storied life of service to our nation. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps as a 17-year old in 1943. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) honors the heroism, commitment and dedication of Willie and his comrades that made up […]

VA Announces Formation of Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board Advisory Committee for Los Angeles Area

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the formation of the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board Federal Advisory Committee, part of its commitment to supporting Veterans and their families in the greater Los Angeles area. The committee will coordinate with the local LA local community and VA to identify goals and […]

White House VA Hotline Now Fully Staffed and Operational Around the Clock to Serve Nation’s Veterans

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the White House VA Hotline, first launched in June as part of President Donald J. Trump’s commitment to reforming VA, is now fully staffed with live agents working to serve Veterans 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. The hotline, which became 24-hour operational in […]

Veterans Identification Card

The new Veterans Identification Card (VIC) provides a safer and more convenient and efficient way for most Veterans to show proof of service. With the VIC, Veterans with honorable service to our nation will no longer need to their paper DD-214s to obtain Veteran discounts and other services.The VIC is a more portable and secure […]