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Veterans Canteen Service celebrates 75 Years with special deals

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.

By |July 24th, 2021|#VetResources, VHA 75th Anniversary|1 Comment

Veterans Canteen Service provides beds for Veterans exiting homelessness

In 2014, Veterans Canteen Services began the Beds for Vets program to donate mattresses to Veterans transitioning out of homelessness.

By |September 18th, 2018|Top Stories, Veterans Homelessness|2 Comments

National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic registration opens

VA is accepting applications from Veterans interested in participating in the 2021 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic. Applications are available online at The deadline to submit an application is May 1, 2021. Participation is open to eligible Veterans receiving care at any VA medical facility.

By |February 8th, 2021|#VetResources, Adaptive Sports, Health, Vets Experience|1 Comment

2021: Veterans Health Administration’s 75th anniversary

For 75 years, the Veterans Health Administration has honored America’s Veterans by providing exceptional care to improve their health and well-being. This new video reviews VA’s legacy of caring.

By |January 27th, 2021|Health, VHA 75th Anniversary|5 Comments

We Shall Build an Outstanding Medical Service

75 years ago, on Jan. 3,1946, President Harry Truman signed a law establishing VHA’s predecessor, the Department of Medicine and Surgery within VA, ushering in a new era of Veteran’s health care.

By |January 5th, 2021|Health, VHA 75th Anniversary|Comments Off on We Shall Build an Outstanding Medical Service

ShopVCS Veterans Week Sale is happening now!

For a limited time at, just about everything over $20 is on sale for savings up to 55% off. It's the Veterans Week Sale, in honor of every uniformed service member who served in every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard… no matter your service background, this sale is in honor of you.

By |November 7th, 2020|#VetResources, VA Medical Centers, Vets Experience|1 Comment

How VA uses contingency management to help Veterans stay drug free

VA's VISN 5 MIRECC uses clinical programs and workshops to reduce mental health stigma among Veterans through training for health care providers.

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