• 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.

  • VA seeks nominations for Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans

    Want to contribute to the VA Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans? Here is information for qualifications and how to submit nominations.

  • Secretary McDonough’s remarks to Veterans Service Organizations regarding the American Rescue Plan

    This plan supports our priority of providing Veterans timely, world-class healthcare. Here’s a few things those targeted funds will allow us to do: It will allow us to ensure that our 9.3 million enrolled Veterans will not have healthcare delayed. The pandemic has resulted in 19.7 million cancelled, delayed or moved appointments. These changes are not only taxing on our Veterans—they may also result in additional costs, forced cancellation, and delays. The plan will allow the Veterans Health Administration and our Information Technology team to sustain and expand telehealth capabilities critical for video-to-home telehealth visits.

  • DC VA Medical Center demonstrates significant improvement after leadership changes, improved logistics  

    VA’s Secretary of Veterans Affairs outlined a series of major improvements undertaken at the DC VA Medical Center in the 11 months following an Inspector General interim report that was critical of the medical center.

  • Four VA employees named to HillVets 100 list

    HillVets released their list for HillVets 100 2017, which features four from Department of Veterans Affairs, including Secretary Shulkin.

  • VA is expanding and improving services for Veterans

    VA is engaged in the largest transformation and modernization effort in decades.

  • More than 200 advocates attend White House Veterans Affairs Conference

    The conference, organized by the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, provided an opportunity to build relationships between the administration, state, local, and tribal leaders who are leading efforts to better serve Veterans.

  • Thanksgiving message from VA secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin

    As Americans across the nation celebrate Thanksgiving this week, I am most grateful and thankful for our country’s Veterans and their families.

  • Pledge to “Be There” for Veterans in need

    Suicide is a public health crisis and VA is launching a national effort to reduce suicide by identifying the warning signs, pointing people to the best resources and showing how everyone can help.

  • VA secretary, VSOs: Changing the VA culture together

    The secretary used the opportunity to discuss his five priorities for the department and highlight some of the progress made under his watch – while stressing to the Veterans service organizations his commitment to transparency.

  • Secretary Shulkin on the ‘State of VA’: Making VA into an organization Veterans deserve

    "As a physician I tend to look at things in terms of the way I was trained – assess, diagnose, and then aggressively treat the patient,” VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin said before outlining the current state of VA, clearly identifying risks the department faces in caring for Veterans.

  • VA celebrates the dedicated volunteers who serve our nation’s Veterans

    During this National Volunteer Week, VA facilities around the country are holding events to honor and recognize the dedicated volunteers who make life better for America's Veterans and their families.

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