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

1 Million Now Benefit From Post -9/11 Bill

The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that 1 million veterans, service membersGI Bill and family members have benefited from the Post- 9/11 GI Bill since the program’s inception in August 2009.

VA Offers Dental Insurance Program

A partnership with Delta Dental and Metlife delivers a range of high-quality dental care at an affordable cost for our nation's veterans.VA Dental Insurance Programs

Veterans and Wrongful Self-Storage Auctions

A popular TV reality show genre involves self-storage unit auctions.

104 Years of Life, Birthday Celebration for Walter Crenshaw

About 150 were in attendance at the Veterans Home of California – West Los Angeles as Walter Crenshaw, the oldest living Tuskegee Airman, turned 104.  

MetLife Assembles Technology Elites to Help U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Break Down Barriers to Improve Veteran Care

Research Triangle Park, NC – Nov. 5, 2013 – More than seventy-five technologists were brought together by MetLife, a leading global life insurance and employee benefits company, to develop innovative solutions to improve the coordination of health care for U.S. military veterans. MetLife tackled the issue, which the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has faced for years, by hosting a first-of-its-kind, 32-hour “TechJam” on November 1 and 2 at the Research Triangle Park Headquarters in North Carolina.

Cal Vet Women Veterans Conference 2013-See Who Connected!

By Jovane Henry 

More than 300 women veterans and organization representatives gathered at the Marriott in Mission Valley, San Diego, California, for the annual Cal Vet Women Veterans Leadership Conference, which took place between September 26 and 28, 2013.

CalVets Conference 2013

VetSuccess Now Serving Veterans at 94 Campuses Nationwide

Provides On-Campus Support to Veterans Transitioning to Student Life

WASHINGTON The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today it is expanding the availability of services through the VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program to an additional 62 new locations this fall – bringing the number of VSOC schools across the country to 94.

VA Home Loans-Frequently asked questions and answers

Thinking about applying for a VA home loan? There are lots of vets considering this same course of action.  Here are some questions and answers that will help you determine if you are eligible and whether a VA loan is right for you.

Why get a VA loan over other types?

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