The VA has "tremendous success" implementing their piece of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014

Section 702 of the Choice Act requires VA to disapprove programs at public colleges for Post-9/11 GI Bill and MGIB benefits that don’t provide the resident-rate tuition and fee charges to covered individuals.  The disapproval applies to any terms beginning after July 1, 2015.  This change affects thousands of Post-9/11 GI Bill and MGIB – AD students.  To remain approved for VA’s GI Bill programs, schools must charge in-state tuition and fee amounts to those covered by this law. 

WestPrime Healthcare - Meeting Veteran's Supplemental Oxygen Needs

WestPrime Healthcare continues its mission to improve quality of life for our Veterans by providing portable oxygen solutions that meet their needs. 

Women Veterans Need Good VA Health Care, Not a Voucher

By Ashleigh Byrnes 

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


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