• A MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY :  Juneteenth Commemoration

    On Juneteenth, we remember, we commemorate and we reflect on the long road to freedom forced upon Black slaves across America. We stand with those who have continued that fight ever since. Their resilience represents the best of us, and we at VA, will never forget their sacrifices to this Nation. America proudly celebrates alongside them.

  • A Black History Month Message from VA Secretary Denis McDonough

    As our country’s celebration of Black history comes to a close, a profoundly moving experience reminded me of the rich history of selfless service and sacrifice that Black Veterans have made to this nation.

  • Veterans deserve leader who will ‘fight relentlessly,’ says SecVA nominee

    Veterans deserve a leader who will “fight relentlessly” for them, said Denis McDonough, President Joe Biden's nominee for VA secretary.

  • VA Secretary gives Veterans Day briefing at White House

    VA Secretary Robert Wilkie hosted a State of the VA press conference at the White House, outlining the successes VA has made in 2019.

  • Secretary Wilkie’s Veterans Day 2019 message

    VA Secretary Robert Wilkie thanks the selfless service of Veterans during his 2019 Veterans Day message, citing words from the Declaration of Independence.

  • Secretary Wilkie discusses VA’s efforts on suicide prevention and the 18-year low unemployment rate among Veterans on national broadcast

    VA’s suicide prevention program and the Veterans unemployment rate hitting an 18-year low

  • Secretary Wilkie’s Remarks on Veterans Day 2018

    Secretary Wilkie delivers a Veterans Day message regarding the 100th anniversary of the 11th hour of the 11th day in the 11th month of 1918, when World War I ended.

  • Secretary Wilkie announces redesigned VA.gov built with input from Veterans

    The new VA.gov consolidates information and places it in one easy to navigate location. It gives you the top 20 tasks you need – because you told us what they are – right up front.

  • Secretary Wilkie thanks employees for protecting and serving Veterans during Hurricane Florence

    VA employees were a major part of the federal response – setting up command centers and sending doctors, nurses, and engineers – plus mobile pharmacies and clinics.

  • VA Secretary Robert Wilkie to host ‘State of VA Community Town Hall’ online September 27

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie will host his first State of VA Community Town hall on Sept. 27  1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET.

  • The best way proven to prevent the flu: Get your flu shot

    One of the simplest and most effective ways to prevent the spread of the flu is vaccinations – getting the flu shot.

  • Veteran posts on Reddit her experience contacting Secretary McDonald

    When Secretary Bob McDonald took office he immediately set off […]

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