• Secretary Denis McDonough Remarks, at the American Legion’s 103rd National Convention

    Secretary Denis McDonough provides remarks at the American Legion's 103rd National Convention.

  • New feature expands Veterans’ ability to customize VA profile

    VA’s Office of Information and Technology and Veterans Health Administration teamed up to make the VA profile more customizable and inclusive.

  • Secretary Denis McDonough’s Memorial Day 2022 speech

    While visiting a cemetery yesterday, Secretary McDonough recalled the story of a Marine that exemplifies what Memorial Day is all about. 

  • VA’s progress on treating cancer since 2016

    Every year, VA diagnoses and treats about 43,000 Veterans with new cases of cancer; VA currently treats 400,000 Veterans with cancer. Here is VA's progress on treating cancer.

  • SECVA Monthly Press Conference: Employee resilience, backlog, timely care

    On Feb. 16, 2022, VA Secretary Denis McDonough held a press conference at VA Central Office in Washington, D.C., which was streamed live to VA employees. The event covered updates to how VA is handling the omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, VBA’s progress on the claims backlog, NCA’s handling of uninterrupted memorial services, VHA’s mission to meet timely appointments and care authorizations, and the secretary’s work with the Congress to invest in VA employees.

  • February 2022: Secretary McDonough’s Human Infrastructure plan

    This afternoon, Secretary Denis McDonough delivered remarks regarding his Human Infrastructure plan at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Statement on the passing of former Senator Bob Dole

    All of us at VA are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a brave man and a patriot, Senator Bob Dole. His death is a loss for our entire country. 

  • VA committed to being place free of harassment, assault for all Veterans

    The following letter from VA Secretary Denis McDonough is VA’s annual distribution about anti-harassment and sexual assault.

  • Statement from VA Secretary Denis McDonough on the passing of former VA Administrator Max Cleland

    A statement from VA Secretary Denis McDonough on the passing of former senator from Georgia and then “Veterans Administration” administrator Max Cleland.

  • SECVA: Innovation, it’s what VA’s about

    VA has a long, well-recognized history of innovation driven by our unceasing focus on delivering the best outcomes for the Veterans we serve. 

  • VA secretary talks claims backlog, homelessness, COVID-19 vaccinations during press conference

    Veteran disability claims, homelessness and COVID-19 vaccines were topics VA Secretary Denis McDonough spoke about during a press conference Oct. 20 in Washington D.C.

  • Serving America’s Veterans: Fiscal Year 2021 in Review

    As we begin the new fiscal year, let's look back at all that VA accomplished for Veterans, their families, survivors, and caregivers last fiscal year.

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