• More benefits claims support available to Native American Veterans

    Veterans who are members of the Navajo Nation now have more options when it comes to support for pursuing benefits claims before the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • VA makes it easier to buy a home on tribal land

    VA is focusing on improving the Native American Direct Loan (NADL) by increasing outreach to Native American tribes. VA Loan Guaranty Service strives to ensure consistent open communication to all Native Americans on tribal land to improve the overall experience for the more than 70,000 Native American and Pacific Islander Veterans eligible for the program.

  • How VA serves Native American Veterans

    This November, VA celebrates Native American Heritage Month and recognizes Native American military Veterans. At VA, we are dedicated to ensuring Native American Veterans and members get the world-class benefits and services they have earned.

  • Public can approach Tomb, see Native American Honor Guard

    The public will be able to walk on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Plaza and lay flowers in front of the Tomb on Nov. 9 and 10, 2021. The flower ceremony will start at 8 a.m. Nov. 9 with representatives from the Crow Nation placing flowers at the Tomb. They will recite a prayer in honor of Chief Plenty Coups, who served as a scout for the U.S. Army.

  • Borne the Battle #250: Marine Corps Veteran Billy Mills, Olympic Gold Medalist, Lakota Warrior

    In this 250th episode of Borne the Battle, Marine Corps Veteran and Olympic Gold Medalist and Lakota Warrior Billy Mills talks service, Olympics, and current work with Running Strong for American Indian Youth.

  • #HonoringVets: Army Veteran Lori Piestewa

    Lori Piestewa, a single mother of two, hoped to one day realize her goal of attaining a college degree. But in April 2003, she became the first Native American soldier and the first woman to die in the Iraq War. For this #NNAHM, we honor her service.

  • Housing assistance programs get Veterans back on track

    HUD-VASH is the Department of Housing and Urban Development-VA Supported Housing—a joint program between HUD and VA that assists Veterans and their families.

  • VA events bring benefits to Veterans in 24 tribal communities

    This time last year, VA was getting ready to launch […]

  • Honoring the first people of America and the warriors who served to protect it

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  • Milwaukee VA Regional Office conducts claims clinic for tribal Veterans

    The Milwaukee VA regional office collaborated withVA's Office of Tribal and Government Relations and VBA’s Benefits Assistance Service to assist Veterans with their VA claims was well as educate and promote awareness of VA benefits. 

  • VA launches nationwide outreach campaign in tribal communities

    Throughout 2018, VA is launching a nationwide campaign to roll out Veteran disability enrollment claim events collaboratively with 20 tribal communities. 

  • Food donations keep Veterans healthy

    In 2010, two nurses from the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center’s Community Outpatient Clinic in Texarkana, Ark., Delta Morris and Stephanie Greer, heard a Veteran say he did not have enough food for him and his wife.

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