Established Aug. 7, 1946, and staffing its first locations the following year, Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) has provided merchandise and services as a benefit to Veterans who are hospitalized or domiciled in VA facilities.
ShopVCS.com is an online shopping site exclusively available to Veterans enrolled in VA, their families, and VA employees. Thousands of products from hundreds of brands and tickets and travel services.
Coast Guard Veteran Randall Akins selects an apple at VA’s Veterans Canteen Service mobile vehicle. The mobile vehicle is deployed to provide hot meals to Veterans in the aftermath of natural disasters.