A time to reflect on our values: Learn about VA’s mission and see if it aligns with your career goals


It’s our mission to fulfill President Abraham Lincoln’s promise to provide care to all of our Nation’s heroes and their families. And here at VA, we’re committed to honoring all Veterans through top-level support. Central to our mission are the ICARE values: Integrity. Commitment. Advocacy. Respect. Excellence. These values not only inspire our work, but serve as the standards by which we judge our actions.

Our values remind us that:

I care about those who have served.

I care about my fellow VA employees.

I care about choosing “the harder right instead of the easier wrong.”

I care about performing my duties to the best of my abilities.


This holiday season, let us take the time to reflect on our key values for the coming year. And to recommit ourselves to VA and the privileged honor to give back to Veterans. If you find our values align with your professional standards and career goals, consider bringing your talents to VA – we’re always seeking passionate, motivated individuals to join our team. Get in touch with our recruiters and find an event near you to learn about opportunities at your local VA!



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