Tagged: Department of Veterans Affairs

State of VA Community Town Hall – Live Q&A with: VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

Scroll down for details and a link to the registration page (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Secretary of Veterans Affairs–Robert Wilkie–will host his first State of VA Community Town hall on Sept. 27  1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET. The secretary and eight guest panelists will highlight the activity and direction of VA since his appointment to lead the department… Read more
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Veterans Affairs Official Charged With Taking Bribes To Help Business Associates Rig Federal Contracting Process

Defendant also allegedly used his official position to extort $10,000 from undercover FBI agent posing as the owner of a service-disabled-veteran owned small business DENVER – Dwane Nevins, age 54, of Denver, Robert Revis, age 59, and Anthony Bueno, age 43, were arrested today pursuant to warrants issued in connection with an indictment charging them with conspiring to pay and… Read more
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VA marks Suicide Prevention Month in September with ‘Be There’ campaign

VA marks Suicide Prevention Month in September with ‘Be There’ campaign: Initiative urges communities to support at-risk Veterans through simple actions Initiative urges communities to support at-risk Veterans through simple actions WASHINGTON — To mark Suicide Prevention Month this September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is shining a light on effective ways to prevent Veteran suicide with its… Read more
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VA announces upcoming awards of nearly $326M in grants to help at-risk Veterans and family members

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that thousands of low-income Veteran families around the nation will continue to receive benefits under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.  These Veterans, who are permanently housed or transitioning to permanent housing, will continue to have access to crucial services with the funding of approximately $326 million… Read more

88th Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government activities affecting war veterans.” SEVENTY-FIRST CONGRESS. July 3, 1930. An Act to authorize the President to consolidate and coordinate government activities… Read more
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Get A Decision On Your VA Disability Claim In 30 Days (Or Less)

Do you have a disability, medical condition or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service? You may be eligible for tax-free disability compensation. VA’s Decision Ready Claims (DRC) program allows you to expedite your claim and have an answer within 30 days of when VA receives it. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); To submit a DRC, you should: Work… Read more
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VA Partnership with National Cancer Institute Will Boost Veteran Access to Clinical Trials

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has formed a partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which will provide more access to the latest treatment options for VA patients with cancer. “Strategic partnerships, such as this one with the National Cancer Institute, allow VA to leverage the strengths of both organizations to the… Read more