Category: Veterans Administration Offices

Veterans Administration Offices around the United States. Includes addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and more for each state’s Veterans Administration Office.

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 “General Ashenhurst Sworn In As New Ohio Department of Veterans Services Director”
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VA prioritizing all pending Veterans benefits appeals claims for victims of hurricanes Florence and Michael

WASHINGTON — Veterans impacted by recent hurricanes Florence and Michael will now have their pending appeals claims for benefits prioritized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), department officials announced. VA’s Board of Veterans’ Appeals has determined that the significant effects of hurricanes Florence and Michael were sufficient cause for the Board to advance the appeals for counties in… Read more “VA prioritizing all pending Veterans benefits appeals claims for victims of hurricanes Florence and Michael”
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VA Issues New Policy to Protect Veteran Homeowners from Predatory Lending

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a new policy implementing the May 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act to protect Veteran homeowners from predatory lending practices when obtaining a VA-guaranteed refinance loan.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The act helps protect Veterans and service members from the dangers associated with repeatedly refinancing… Read more “VA Issues New Policy to Protect Veteran Homeowners from Predatory Lending”

VA to Take Immediate Actions on Timely Payments to Community Providers

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a series of immediate actions to improve the timeliness of payments to community providers. The actions will address the issue of delayed payments head-on and produce sustainable fixes that solve ongoing payment issues that affect Veterans, community providers and other VA partners. “It is vital to the health of… Read more “VA to Take Immediate Actions on Timely Payments to Community Providers”
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Message from VA Secretary David Shulkin — VA Accomplishments in 2017

Today Secretary Shulkin provided a year-end statement focused on VA accomplishments for 2017. The text is below and there is a link here to see his accompanying video message: https://youtu.be/1I8d_nMFUl4 Happy Holidays! 2017 has been a year of accomplishments for the Department of Veterans Affairs and this is a perfect time to reflect on, acknowledge, and thank all of those… Read more “Message from VA Secretary David Shulkin — VA Accomplishments in 2017”
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Funding to Increase Veterans Access to Health Care and Strengthen VA Workforce

“On behalf of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the nation’s Veterans, I want to commend the leadership of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees on their agreement on legislation that will greatly benefit Veterans. Recently, I notified the committees of an issue that arose from Veterans’ increased use of the Veterans Choice program. Because of this surge… Read more “Funding to Increase Veterans Access to Health Care and Strengthen VA Workforce”

Navy Members Can Now Manage Life Insurance Online

WASHINGTON — Navy members now have the opportunity to enroll or change their Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) online. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began enrollment for Navy members in the SGLI Online Enrollment System (SOES) on April 5. SOES allows active-duty and eligible reserve and Guard members to manage their SGLI and Family SGLI coverage electronically at any… Read more “Navy Members Can Now Manage Life Insurance Online”