• Veteran and DAV volunteer leader uses VA virtual tools to help fellow Veterans

    Army Veteran overcame hurdles transitioning from military to civilian life. She is now a DAV volunteer leader in the Veteran community in Connecticut.

  • New “Ask VA” portal allows anyone to contact VA securely

    Do you want to find more information on VA benefits and services? Do you have a question, concern, recommendation, or compliment for VA? Then use the new "Ask VA" portal!

  • VA Texas information fair provides help to rural Veterans

    Veterans Information Fair brought caravan of services to rural Texas Veterans who appreciated face-to-face help. Some very emotional.

  • VA grabs two Sammies nominations for innovations benefitting Veterans

    Two VA programs and its leaders have been named finalists in the 2020 Sammies Awards. The recognition is for health care programs which have transformed Veterans' lives.

  • Veterans: An annual physical could save your life

    At your next physical, discuss your personal and medical history with your VA doctor. Resources such as My HealtheVet can help you prepare for an exam and communicate securely with your care team.

  • Veterans: Enjoy eating out when you have diabetes

    Having diabetes can make eating out tough, but you CAN enjoy healthy foods at your favorite restaurants. Here’s great tips from MyHealtheVet to help you while you keep eating healthy for diabetes.

  • Thrift store owners answer call of duty to serve homeless Veterans

    Down the Road thrift store owners, Jerry Vaughan and Bobbie Warner, opened the thrift store in 2017 to better serve homeless Veterans with additional support, services, and goods.

  • VA DoD Veteran link now available to help Veterans connect

    There is a new social networking app where Veterans and current service members can connect and talk about common interests and health concerns.

  • An annual physical saved one Veteran’s life

    Discussing his personal and medical history saved a Veteran’s life. Resources such as MyHealtheVet can help you prepare for an exam and communicate securely with your care team.

  • VA and AMVETS team up to discuss the benefits MyHealtheVet on Facebook Live June 26

    My HealtheVet is a free, easy to use, private and secure patient portal. It empowers Veterans and service members to take charge of their health and well-being as active partners with their health care teams.

  • Texas VA partners with local organization to train Veterans how to get the most of My HealtheVet

    My HealtheVet  is a web-based tool  that helps more than 1.6 million Veterans improve their health by keeping track of their personal health information, refilling prescriptions and communicating with their health care provider through secure messaging.

  • Veterans can now use My HealtheVet credentials to access benefits tools on Vets.gov

    Veterans with a My HealtheVet patient portal account can use those credentials to access benefits tools such as checking the status of a claim, an  appeal or GI Bill benefit, in addition to a variety of health care tools.

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