Veterans Affairs News

May 2019

05/30/2019:

Veterans Affairs Clinic traveling around Acadiana 🎥

Veterans Services ready to help

Memorial Day Observed by County Freeholders with Veterans Office Grand Opening

VA MISSION Act: VA’s new urgent care benefit for Veterans

Religious liberty group urges nationwide policy allowing Bibles on POW, MIA remembrance tables 🎥

VA Seeks New Members for Caregiver and Family Advisory Board

Major VA Change Info Coming to Your Mailbox

Rep. Steube trying to halt veteran suicide ‘crisis’

4 our vets: Upcoming events scheduled to help Oklahoma veterans 🎥

FBI investigating suspicious package found at Florida VA facility

05/28/2019:

Quinnipiac University trustee donates $1 million to veteran scholarship

Washington Department of Veterans Affairs Memorial Day Ceremony

Groundbreaking nears for new VA clinic to help veterans in Pasco County

Elizz and Veterans Affairs Canada recognizes caregivers of Canadian veterans with online tool

Volunteers place 3,000 flags to honor fallen at Montana State Veterans Cemetery 🎥

Mayor's Committee for Veterans Affairs honored volunteers during Memorial Day 🎥

Veterans Affairs Health Center Celebrates Memorial Day 🎥

05/18/2019:

Facility offers veterans free, discounted services

You can open your home to a senior veteran in need through a special VA program 🎥

Department of Veterans Affairs unveils new entrance to Mountain Home National Cemetery 🎥

VA To Codify Customer Experience As Part of Core Values

VA deputy secretary says Cerner rollout may not take full 10 years

Two convicted for longtime, multimillion dollar fraud involving shoes for veterans

Fayetteville VA names new director
 

05/16/2019:

Exclusive: U.S. Dept. Of Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilke Talks Mission Act 🔊

Navy vets exposed to Agent Orange get new hope for benefits

UPDATE: Criminal probe opened into veterans' agency mismanagement

Three more resign after Call 6 investigation into IDVA funds 🎥

Virta Health Partners with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Help Veterans with Type 2 Diabetes

Sen. Johnny Isakson: Military appreciation is a year-round endeavor 🎥

VA’s Home Loan Guaranty program notifies Veterans of potential loan fee waivers

05/14/2019:

The VA and the FDA are keeping veterans from a helpful treatment option, just because it's marijuana

Simsbury Readies For Memorial Day Parades

Proposal Would Expand Much Needed Dental Care For Veterans

Disband the Veterans Administration

VA Employee Crowdsourcing Tool Improves Services, Costs

VA’s EIS Telecom Transition Starts With New Accounting Platform

Reminder: Applying for Veterans Benefits Should Never Come with a Fee 📅

Lawmakers push VA secretary on sexual harassment report

Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center honored with 2019 Environmental Excellence Award

McBath Visits Veterans Affairs Medical Center Amid Georgia Deaths

05/11/2019:

Veterans, troops can’t file claims for exposure to toxins. This bill would help change that.

Montgomery's Vietnam Vets Commemoration Scheduled For May 21

Spending bill gives VA $1.6B for EHR upgrade

Home construction and sale to benefit veteran program

Veterans Affairs launches campaign for VA mental health 🎥

State Sen. Pam Iovino named minority chairwoman of veterans affairs committee

05/09/2019:

Veterans memorial extends tribute to first responders

Church’s Patriotic Service Highlights Bomb Wing Veteran

Cross wins third at state history contest

Home front Resource Center honors 2019 Veterans of the Year

Suicides on VA properties sound the alarm on veteran care 🎥

Veterans Affairs partners with Alzheimer’s Association for outreach

Lawsuit calls for POW Bible to be removed from VA hospital display

VA May Have Incorrect Addresses for 25,000 Veterans

Vietnam veteran waits months for prosthetic leg from Phoenix VA 🎥

House Veterans' Affairs Committee votes to protect vets from higher interest rates on home loan refinancing 🎥
Borne The Battle 144: Joseph Pennington – Navy Seabee Veteran, Allstate Director of Military Programs

ND: Best in the U-S For Vets!

05/07/2019:

VA and union clash in negotiations for a new contract

Congressional Committee To Vote On Two Marijuana Bills This Week

Army veteran accused of wounding doctor may get plea deal in hospital shooting

Vietnam veteran seeking help from Veteran Affairs for exposure to Agent Orange 🎥 📅

Loophole leaving veterans liable for ER bills

Microsoft Xbox partnership provides controllers to local VA

VA Continues To Oppose Access To Medical Marijuana For Veterans 🎥

Bible display at Veterans Affairs facility in New Hampshire triggers lawsuit 🎥

05/04/2019:

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center expands mental health services to help local veterans

Secretary Of The VA Pushes New Anti-Worker Agreement On AFGE Members

Tama County Veterans Affairs Office repairs set

Can anyone lead the $20B DOD-VA health IT modernization project?

New VA clinic in North Charleston marks changing times for SC veterans

‘My dad died at their hands’: WWII vet fatally injured in VA nursing home 🎥

05/02/2019:

VA secretary addresses veterans' health concerns on Martinsburg visit

Feds find no deficiencies in Huntsville VA home after investigation into abuse, neglect 🎥

A place to call home for veterans: Morrison facility earns certification from VA to offer vets free, discounted services

Veterans’ primary care, access and equity, and internist careers are focuses of annual physicians’ meeting in D.C.

Veterans Affairs Canada is hosting a Career and Education Fair for Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces members and their Families

House panel considers 'blue water' bill in wake of court ruling

Meet the women helping VA work for women veterans

VA Comes Out Against Bills on Medical Marijuana for Veterans

Rep. Williams Appointed as Democratic Secretary of the Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee