Veterans Benefits
Veterans Have The Most To Lose By Not Voting
Who has more at stake than veterans and military personnel in an election for commander-in-chief?
On Thursday, October 9, 2014, VA Secretary Bob McDonald held a Town Hall employee meeting at VA Central Office in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Benefits
A Board Of Directors For The VA Will Only Make Things Worse
The Commission on Care had some good ideas. This wasn’t one of them.
A sculpture portraying a wounded soldier being helped on the grounds of the Minneapolis Veteran Affairs Hospital.
Veterans Benefits
How The VA Is Partnering With The Private Sector To Solve Its Biggest Problems
The VA held an innovation demonstration in Washington, D.C., showcasing 33 new projects being field-tested across the country.
U.S. Marines with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit execute ground fighting techniques during a Marine Corps Martial Arts Program class aboard the USS New Orleans, at sea, Feb. 29, 2016.
Veterans Benefits
How Veterans Can Join MMA
The World Series of Fighting is looking for two veterans to face off in a fight over Veterans Day weekend.
Sen. Jon Tester speaks on legislation to support Social Security for servicemembers and veterans.
Veterans Benefits
Give The VA The Tools It Needs To Keep Its Promises
Sen. Jon Tester of Montana explains how a new bill will improve VA care for veterans nationwide.
Construction workers work on finishing a new home in the community of Lorson Ranch at Colorado Springs, Colo., March 7, 2013.
Veterans Benefits
Here’s What You Need To Know About VA Home Loans
There are many reasons why a loan guaranteed by the VA might be a good choice for your next home.
Retired Air Force reserve tech Sgt. Ed Kienle, 73, pauses beside a glass pane covered in fighter pilot decals he inherited from Rice Paterson Air Force Base during an interview in his barn, Thursday, June 11, 2015, in Wilmington, Ohio.
Veterans Benefits
Vietnam Vets With Agent Orange-Linked Cancer Are Still Waiting For Justice
Vietnam veterans describe the feeling of abandonment by the VA for not acknowledging their bladder cancer is linked to Agent Orange.
Air crew members from Georgia's Army National Guard Counter Drug Task Force patrolled the skies north of Rome looking for marijuana grows today.
Veterans Benefits
Dying Veteran Denied VA Prescription For Marijuana Use
Many veterans are forced to choose between marijuana and VA prescriptions.
Moral Injury Q and A
Veterans Benefits
Why Is The VA Appeals Process Broken?
There’s good news and bad news for veterans, according to a new report analyzing the VA’s appeals system.
Navy volunteers are framed between the prosthetic legs of a Paralympic Military Sports Camp participant at Balboa Naval Medical Center.
Veterans Benefits
Veteran Amputee Forced to Prove He’s Still Legless … Every Year
Retired Master Cpl. Paul Franklin has had to prove his status as an amputee every year for a decade.
In this photo taken Thursday, April 2, 2015, Navy veteran Samuel Ewing, left, waits to be seen by a medical care provider at the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif.,
Veterans Benefits
Give Veterans Greater Access To Quality Care, Not Health Care Credit Cards
The head of Disabled American Veterans argues taking money from the VA for the private sector isn’t the cure for veterans care.
Odierno visit Kandahar Airfield
Veterans Benefits
The Mental Health Care Bill For Vets That No One Is Talking About
Since WWII, Congress has made it harder for vets with less-than-honorable discharges to receive basic services. A new bill is trying to change that.
Sgt. 1st Class Kevin King, U.S. Army Central G9 operations sergeant, passes out Valentine's Day cards designed by local school children to veterans at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, Feb. 15, 2008 in recognition of National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week.
Veterans Benefits
VA Offers Special Pension Benefit To Disabled Vets And Spouses
The VA’s “Aid & Attendance” pension benefit offsets financial burdens felt by disabled veterans or surviving spouses.
In this March 11, 2015 photo, a patient walks down a hallway at the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C.
Veterans Benefits
The Solution To VA Reform Isn’t The Private Sector
Handing veterans’ health care over to the private sector is not the solution to VA’s problems.
U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Kurtz, 101st Airborne Division cavalry scout, and his wife Heather, embrace during the Wounded Warrior "Salute Our Troops" celebration Dec. 5, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Veterans Benefits
The VA Program For Veteran Caregivers You May Not Know About
VA caregiver benefits provide financial, medical, and peer help for family members that support veterans.