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How to plan your legacy with the VA Survivors and Burial Benefits kit

After the passing of a loved one who has served this country, many survivors do not know what to do or where to begin to obtain VA assistance. VA has …


VA updates rating criteria for musculoskeletal and muscle injuries

In late 2017, VA began a multi-year effort to revise and update the VASRD, or VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities. The VASRD's 15 body systems had seen …


Where to get “one-stop shop” assistance after a natural disaster

Did you know there is a “one stop shop” for Veterans seeking assistance after an emergency or for when a natural disaster strikes?


Borne the Battle #230: Benefits Breakdown, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E)

This week’s Benefits Breakdown episode of Borne the Battle explores the Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) service with its Executive Director and …


Veterans to see continued debt relief options during pandemic

Veterans facing economic hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic will soon see extended debt relief options from VA. By extending debt relief through Sept. …


Specially Adapted Housing changes help seriously disabled Veterans

SAH grants assistance to the most seriously disabled service members and Veterans to pay for life-changing and independence-enhancing modifications and …


VA extends existing moratoriums on evictions and foreclosures and extends loan forbearance opportunities

Relief is on the way for Veterans with VA-backed home loans and who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. VA today announced …


Listening to Veterans’ experiences improves VBA appeals processes

Veterans filing disability claims have said they want choices and faster decisions. Due to improvements in the appeals system and processes, Veterans are …


Veterans to benefit from personalized career planning and guidance

PCPG will provide transitioning service members, Veterans, and eligible beneficiaries with tailored education and career services, including resume …


Resources to support you throughout your GI Bill journey

While there are many resources to support those managing the impacts of COVID-19, we narrowed a few down to create a COVID-19 fact sheet with GI Bill …


Acting Secretary Tran: VA to ease economic hardships for Veterans, their families, survivors and caregivers

VA is steadfast leading the way in President Joseph Biden’s Jan. 22 Executive Order to deliver economic relief to Americans amid the COVID-19 crisis by …


Veterans can receive benefit payments easier, safer, through direct deposit

Veterans who receive federal benefits should sign up for direct deposit to receive their benefit payments electronically.