• Continue reading VA honors Alwyn Cashe on National Medal of Honor Day

    March 25, 2022

    March 25 is National Medal of Honor Day. The Medal of Honor is the Nation’s highest military commendation and it recognizes members of the armed forces who have distinguished themselves through extraordinary bravery and valor in combat.

  • Continue reading Supporting minority Veterans: Interview with Center for Minority Veterans Director James Albino

    September 29, 2021

    Center for Minority Veterans Director James Albino discusses how VA is striving to ensure that all Veterans receive equal service.

  • Continue reading Johnnie Jones, civil rights icon, gets Purple Heart 77 years after World War II wounds

    June 28, 2021

    It’s been 77 years and Johnnie Jones still sees the German sniper who tried to kill him as he came [...]

  • Continue reading Secretary McDonough: On the Tulsa Massacre, we remember

    June 1, 2021

    Yesterday marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre, one of the most tragic domestic terrorism instances visited upon the Black community. Today, we remember.