WASHINGTON – Continuing the transformation of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) into a 21st 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
The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that 1 million veterans, service members and family members have benefited from the Post- 9/11 GI Bill since the program’s inception in August 2009.
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.
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.
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.
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.