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VA (Department of Veterans Affairs). The VA is THE agency that oversees all things related to American service men and women.

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
Apple Veterans Affairs

Apple lets veterans track their health records on the iPhone

American veterans receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration will be able to securely view their aggregated health records directly in the Health app on their iPhone. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Working with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Apple announced that the Health Records on iPhone feature will be available soon to veterans. For the first time,… Read more
GI Bill

VA assists GI Bill beneficiaries with Education Corporation of America closure

WASHINGTON —The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will assist GI Bill® students affected by the December closure of Education Corporation of America’s (ECA) approximately 70 campuses. VA is in the process of identifying GI Bill beneficiaries currently enrolled at ECA and informing them of follow-on options. If schools close in the middle of a term and Post-9/11 GI Bill… Read more
VA News Release

VA RFI – Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE)/ Fair and Reasonable Pricing Tool

Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE)/ Fair and Reasonable Pricing Tool | Request for Information | Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization sent this bulletin at 12/17/2018 02:27 PM EST Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE)/ Fair and Reasonable Pricing Tool | Request for Information | Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)… 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
Veterans Crisis Line

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