Miracles Return to the Mountain


The 29th National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic returns to Snowmass, Colo., March 29 to April­ 3, bringing with it miracles on the mountain.


Patients at Birmingham Veterans’ Administration Medical Center Are ‘Cheered Up,’ Thanks to a Special Group of Visitors

Some veterans in Birmingham, Alabama, got a big dose of cheer this past February. Employees from Wells Fargo Private Bank worked with Cheeriodicals, a Birmingham-based company, to create 125 gift boxes customized specifically for patients at the Birmingham Veterans’ Administration Medical Center.

25 Cities Initiative--Working Together to End Veteran and Chronic Homelessness

25 Cities Initiative In March 2014 the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched the 25 Cities Initiative to assist communities with high concentrations of homeless Veterans in intensifying and integrating their local efforts to end Veteran homelessness.

Save with MetLife dental benefits through the VA Dental Insurance Program

You deserve a hero’s smile

VA Announces New Grants to Help End Veterans Homelessness

 WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald recenty announced the award of VAapproximately $300 million in grants that will help approximately 115,000 homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families. The grants will be distributed to 301 community agencies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

IHS launches Veterans Hiring Initiative

The Indian Health Service (IHS) has launched a Veterans Hiring Initiative with the goal of increasing Department of Veterans Affairsveteran new hires from 6 percent to 9 percent over the next two years. Veterans hired by the agency would increase by 50 percent with this initiative.

VA Employment Center helps veterans and military spouses make the transition to civilian employment

Connects employers to job seeking service members, veterans and their families


VA Doctors Honored With Presidential Award

Four VA doctors were among 102 government employees who received the 2013 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The four from VA were cited for their separate research projects to improve the care of the nation’s Veterans.

Social Security Launches New Expedited Disability Process for Veterans

Fast-tracking Disability Decisions for Vets with 100% Permanent and Total RatingDepartment of Veterans Affairs

Care and Benefits for Veterans Strengthened by $164 Billion VA Budget

WASHINGTON – Continuing the transformation of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) into a 21stDept of the VA Benefits century organization, the President has proposed a $163.9 billion budget, a 6.5 percent increase over Fiscal Year 2014, that will support VA’s goals to expand access to health care and other benefits, eliminate the disability claims backlog, and end homelessness among Veterans.  The budget includes

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