Category: Press Releases

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Fisher House Foundation

VA to receive new Fisher Houses in Michigan, Colorado and Nebraska, which offer temporary lodging to Veterans’ families and caregivers

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that Fisher House Foundation plans to construct three new 16-suite Fisher Houses at VA campuses in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Aurora, Colorado; and Omaha, Nebraska; which will provide temporary accommodations for the families and caregivers of Veterans and active-duty military receiving care at the VA facilities.  Construction for the new… Read more
VA News Release

VA NEWS: Rapid Appeals Modernization Program to end ahead of implementation of new Veteran appeals law

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it will discontinue the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP) (see below), which provided eligible Veterans with early resolutions to their appealed claims, ahead of full implementation of the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 that takes effect Feb. 19, 2019.  VA will not accept RAMP elections from… Read more
Gen. Ashenhurst Sworn In As New ODVS Director

General Ashenhurst Sworn In As New Ohio Department of Veterans Services Director

Photo courtesy Office of the Ohio Governor[/caption] COLUMBUS – Earlier this month, Deborah Ashenhurst was appointed the new Director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services, the move was approved by the 133rd General Assembly of the Ohio Legislature and she began her duties in charge of the state-run agency that exists to help honor, provide benefits and resources, and advocate for Ohio’s former… Read more
Project Help

Project Help will host 2nd Annual Poster Contest “Honoring All Who Served”

Details: Start: October 23, 2018 | End: February 21, 2019 Honoring All Who Served Project Help is calling all budding art geniuses to participate in the 2nd Annual Poster Contest in support of their mission to serve veterans and their families during difficult times. The theme is “honoring all who served. Winning entries will be used on social media, the… Read more
Mr. Donald Bray (COL, US Army Retired)

Colonel Don Bray joins 4VETS4LIFE as Member of 4LiPHE Board of Advisors

Washington – 4VETS4LIFE, announces the inclusion of Colonel Donald Bray as the newest member of the 4LiPHE Board of Advisors. Colonel Bray is recently retired after 35 years of service from the Department of the Army, where he was the acting director of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance.  Colonel Bray served in Operation Uphold Democracy, Task Force Sinai and two tours… Read more
Military Families Month

VA celebrates National Veterans and Military Families Month 2018 with events honoring Veterans and their families

WASHINGTON — Yesterday evening President Donald J. Trump declared November 2018 the second annual National Veterans and Military Families Month to “salute the brave and dedicated patriots who have worn the uniform of the United States, and…celebrate the extraordinary military families whose selfless service and sacrifice make our military the finest in the world.” Beginning in 2017, President Trump proclaimed November… Read more
Suicide

VA to fund first national center of excellence for Veteran and caregiver research

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it will fund a new center of excellence to expand the department’s capacity to deliver innovative, data-driven and integrated approaches to improve services for Veterans and their caregivers. Managed by VA’s Office of Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D), the first of its kind… Read more