Tagged: Veterans Benefits Administration

VA to host Women Veterans’ Information Fair

The Eastern Oklahoma Veterans Affairs Health Care System on May 12-18 is hosting a Women’s Health Week and free Women Veterans Information Fairs from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on May 15 at its outpatient clinic in Tulsa and on May 16 at its medical center in Muskogee. “The purpose of this outreach effort is to support women veterans on… 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

86th Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

7/21/2016: 86th Anniversary of the creation of the Veterans Administration Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). 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… Read more
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July 21, 2015 is the 85th Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

7/21/2015: 85th Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). 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… Read more
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VA Survivor’s Forum Set For April 7th

What: Survivor’s Forum for Servicemembers, Veterans, Survivors, Dependents, and Stakeholders. When: April 7, 2015 from 9AM – Noon. Where: Veterans Health Administration Conference Center 2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 150A Potomac Room A Arlington, VA 22202 The Veterans Benefits Administration, the Department of Defense’s Office of Casualty, Mortuary, and Military Funeral Honors, and other agencies will provide a briefing on benefits… Read more