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Virtual Veterans Experience Action Centers helps thousands

Virtual Veterans Experience Action Centers (V-VEACs) help improve outcomes for Veterans across the nation as a one-stop resource.


New survey shows Veterans are optimistic about homebuying, finances in 2021

Guest post: After a booming home market in 2020, a new survey shows that Veterans are optimistic about homebuying and finances in 2021.


Gold Star spouses eligible for special VA benefits

Gold Star Spouses are never forgotten. VA provides a variety of benefits that can help them navigate life after losing their spouse.


How to get a virtual hearing at the BVA

The Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA) has held over 13,000 virtual tele-hearings. If you're waiting on an appeal decision, here's how to get one.


VBA has safely resumed in-person exams nationwide

VBA has safely resumed in-person Compensation & Pension (C&P) exams everywhere in the country and will schedule them as soon as possible.


Military children qualify for a variety of VA benefits

Every April, the nation celebrates the Month of the Military Child – a time that honors all military children for their dedication and sacrifices. At VA, …


The future of STEM is Women Veterans

Women Veterans continue to make positive strides in education, career and entrepreneurship, with many turning to STEM fields for their career choices.


More than 50,000 Veterans have switched benefit payments to direct deposit

VA recently announced that more than 50,000 Veterans have switched to receiving their benefit payments through direct deposit.


VBA salutes Vietnam War Veterans

During his inaugural address in 1961, President John F. Kennedy affirmed that the United States stood ready to pay any price and to bear any burden to …


VA extends debt relief for Veterans

VA is extending debt relief for Veterans through September 30, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. VA will suspend collection of all Veteran benefit …


Veterans benefit from VBA computer systems innovation

A group of VBA employees worked together to speed up a process to get benefits into the hands of Veterans faster than ever by revamping computer systems.


VET TEC graduates are finding meaningful employment

Veterans who go through VA’s Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) pilot program are finding good jobs.