Tagged: Veterans Benefits Administration

VA News Release

VA resumes in-person benefits services halted by the COVID-19 response

 WASHINGTON — The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the reestablishment of in-person benefits services in select locations throughout the country.  Currently, there are 10 regional offices (RO) open to the public and more are expected to reopen in the coming weeks as reopening phases will vary by RO and local conditions.  “During the last few months, VA… Read more
Tyndal Damage

Disaster Assistance Resources For Veterans

Veterans After a disaster, if you’re a Veteran, you can find help and support through the VA and other resources on this page. Veterans Crisis Line If you are a Veteran in crisis – or you’re concerned about one – free, confidential support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Veterans Crisis Line is available by… Read more

OKC VA Hospital to Host Town Hall and Veterans Resource Fair

Local VA Resources Available to Assist Veterans OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System will host a Town Hall and Veterans Resource Fair on Friday, August 30, 2019. The Veterans Resource Fair will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center. The Town Hall will be held later that afternoon… Read more

OKC VA Hospital to Host Town Hall and Veterans Resource Fair

Local VA Resources Available to Assist Veterans OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System will host a Town Hall and Veterans Resource Fair on Friday, August 30, 2019. The Veterans Resource Fair will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center. The Town Hall will be held later that afternoon… 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
Forever GI Bill Update

President Trump Signs Forever GI Bill Into Law

The President just signed into law the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” named after the American Legion national commander who wrote the original GI Bill language in 1944. This legislation contains 34 new provisions, the vast majority of which will enhance or expand education benefits for Veterans, Servicemembers, Families… Read more

87th 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