• #VetResources Check-In videos provide resources for mental health, coping strategies

    Veterans can view the #VetResources Check-In video series with information to support mental health, resiliency, and coping strategies.

  • Black Army Veteran’s historical stand paves way for changes

    Just under 70 years ago, an Army Veteran’s stand against racial injustice changed interstate transportation. Sarah Keys was a young, Black soldier serving at Fort Dix, New Jersey. She traveled on her way home to Washington, North Carolina, Aug. 1, 1952.

  • #VADidThat: A lifetime of service to Veterans

    VA has a rich history of volunteerism. Jeannette and her late husband, Edward Feldman, were among the longest-serving VA volunteers.

  • Chats with the Chief: VA researcher Dr. Terry Keane talks about his career in PTSD research

    In this week’s Chats with the Chief, VHA Chief of Staff Jon Jensen talks PTSD with Dr. Terry Keane of the VA National Center for PTSD.

  • Chats with the Chief: VA Researcher Dr. Russ Huber talks about his work in VA PTSD Research 

    VHA Chief of Staff Jon Jensen talks post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with Veteran Dr. Russ Huber, director of the PTSD Brain Bank at the VA Boston Healthcare System. 

  • Chats with the Chief: VA Neuroscientist Ann McKee talks brain injuries in Veterans and NFL players

    In this week’s edition of Chats with the Chief, VHA Chief of Staff Jon Jensen sits down with Dr. Ann McKee, who studies the long-term effects of hits to the head on the brain.

  • Why I get my health care at VA: Air Force Veteran Tom

    When doctors in the private sector couldn't diagnose Tom, VA stepped in and figured out what was wrong. VA has cared for him ever since.

  • Chats with the Chief: Recent, coming improvements to Board of Veterans’ Appeals

    Chats with the Chief: Cheryl L. Mason, the first woman to chair the Board of Veterans’ Appeals, talks about improvements to the board.

  • Why I get my health care at VA: Army Veteran Scott

    After two tours as an IED hunter in Iraq, Josh returned to the states. He had a difficult time adjusting, and was always on high alert, until he went through prolonged exposure therapy at VA.

  • Acting Under Secretary Stone: Imperative we vaccinate as many people as possible as quickly as possible

    Make no mistake, the end of this pandemic is not guaranteed without each of us continuing to take action. We haven’t crossed the finish line yet and we must not get complacent.

  • WWII Veteran recalls V-E Day meaning 76 years later

    Then-Army Air Forces pilot Warren Halstead flew missions daily out of Coulommiers, France, during World War II. On May 8, 1945, he was at his duty station, on break from dropping supplies and transporting wounded to hospitals in England. The news came in: the war in Europe was over. Seventy-six years later, the retired Air Force colonel still remembers the mixed emotions of Victory in Europe, or V-E, Day.

  • National World War I Memorial honors 4.7 million Veterans

    Visitors to Washington, D.C., pass many memorials during their trips. Among those are memorials dedicated to wars throughout the nation’s history. The black granite of the Vietnam War Memorial. The fountains and columns of the World War II Memorial. The 19 stainless steel statues of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. One war—dubbed “The Great War”—has been the only one missing. That changes April 16, 2021, with the First Colors ceremony unveiling the National WWI Memorial.

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