Tagged: VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

VA, DAV partner to help Veterans ‘TEE’ up

VA, DAV partner to help Veterans ‘TEE’ up

Annual event focuses on rehabilitation through adaptive golf and recreational activities The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and DAV (Disabled American Veterans) will host nearly 300 Veterans with visual impairments, amputations and other physical and mental challenges at an annual adaptive sports event Sept. 8-13 near Iowa City, Iowa. The National Disabled Veterans Training Exposure Experience (TEE) Tournament, is… Read more
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
Secretary Robert Wilkie

Statement by Secretary Robert Wilkie on Forever GI Bill Housing Benefit Payments

Statement released November 29, 2018, 04:16:00 PM To clear up any confusion, I want to make clear that each and every post-9/11 GI Bill beneficiary will be made 100 percent whole – retroactively if need be – for their housing benefits for this academic year based on Forever GI Bill rates, not on post-9/11 GI Bill rates. I made this… Read more