• VA releases 2022 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report

    VA’s latest National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report shows encouraging downward trends in Veteran suicide counts and rates, yet ongoing critical work remains.

  • VA to host naturalization outreach for targeted Veterans

    In February 2022, VA requested non-citizen service member data from DoD so that it could host naturalization outreach via VA's Solid Start.

  • Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board

    VA is seeking candidates for the Veterans and Community Oversight and Engagement Board. What is this and why is it important?

  • VA seeking nominees for Veterans’ Rural Health Advisory Committee

    VA is seeking a diverse background and expertise of nominees for the Veterans’ Rural Health Advisory Committee.

  • Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War seeking nominees

    The Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War, which advises the VA secretary on FPOWs, is seeking nominees for the committee.

  • The Immigrant Military Members and Veterans Initiative, and how VA supports immigrant Veterans

    The Immigrant Military Members and Veterans Initiative (IMMVI) launched in July 2021 when VA partnered with the Department of Homeland Security to consolidate relevant federal resources for noncitizen service members, Veterans and their families, caregivers and survivors.

  • Get vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect each other, health care workers: SecVA

    Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is the best way to protect others and health care workers from hospitalization and death, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said Jan. 19 at a Blue Star Families online forum.

  • 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.

  • VA to start processing disability claims for certain conditions related to particulate matter

    VA will begin processing disability claims Aug. 2 for asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis on a presumptive basis based on presumed particulate matter exposures during military service in Southwest Asia and certain other areas — if these conditions manifested within 10 years of a qualifying period of military service.

  • VA Chief of Staff reaffirms commitment to ending Veteran homelessness

    VA Chief of Staff Tanya Bradsher visited the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System’s (VAGLAHS) West Los Angeles campus to reaffirm the commitment to ending Veterans homelessness.

  • BREAKING: VA plans expansion of benefits for disability claims for conditions related to certain toxic exposures

    VA announced today two major decisions related to presumptive conditions associated with Agent Orange and particulate matter exposures during military service in Southwest Asia.

  • VA during President Biden’s first 100 days

    What has VA accomplished in President Biden's first 100 days? Here's a list, detailing vaccinations, equity & inclusion, and how VA has delivered.

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