• 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.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran James McAteer

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran James Michael McAteer. McAteer served as a clerk and a finance specialist during the Vietnam War.

  • Veterans, VA is here for you: SecVA

    As the nation watches the military mission end in Afghanistan, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said VA is here for all Veterans who need help. Speaking Aug. 31 at the American Legion National Convention in Phoenix, the secretary specifically addressed Afghanistan Veterans.

  • Pittsburgh VA legacy – help for 3,455 homeless Veterans

    VA’s 75th Anniversary: VA Pittsburgh looks back on those who pioneered its Homeless Veterans Program and Domiciliary. Its continued success shows some problems can be solved without medicine.

  • ATLAS site in Virginia provides space for convenient VA care

    Veterans who live near Springfield, Virginia, have likely sat idling in traffic on Interstate 395 on their way to receive health care in Washington, D.C. For those Veterans, navigating Washington’s heavy traffic is no longer a problem – at least for their VA health care appointments. Thanks to ATLAS (Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations), those Veterans can now meet face to face with their VA providers through video telehealth technology in a private appointment room at American Legion Post 176 in Springfield.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran John Byrne

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran John Byrne, who served as a pilot during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

  • A nurse with a passion for helping Veterans

    VA nurse Christine Long helps families facing financial hardships during the holidays. "Military service is close to my heart. I understand what these families sacrifice. I love to be able to give back."

  • Eastern Oklahoma Veterans take third in national competition

    Air Force Veteran Linda Flowers and Army Veteran Ben James won third place in the ballroom dance category in VA’s annual National Veterans Creative Arts Competition. James: “I guess I did all right.”

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Charles Bud Bellew

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Charles Bud Bellew, who served for 20 years as a preventive medicine specialist.

  • Paul Kennedy: All Hell Broke Loose

    Signalman First Class Paul Kennedy was serving deck duty on the USS Sacramento in Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941. After the bombings, Kennedy served on the USS Poole and helped escort landing craft crossing the English Channel into Normandy on D-Day.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Vincent P. De Rosa

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Vincent P. De Rosa, who served as a computer systems operator during the Vietnam War.

  • Select locations to offer virtual exams for Veterans

    ATLAS sites offer health care services that do not require hands-on exams such as primary care, mental health counseling, clinical pharmacy, nutrition services, social work, and more.

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