• Continue reading Vietnam memorial walls release schedule, with COVID restrictions

    March 23, 2021

    Veterans, families, friends and the general public have several options to see Vietnam memorial walls in 2021 with the release of traveling wall schedules.

  • Continue reading March is the perfect month to discover your ShopVCS benefits

    March 16, 2021

    If you are a Veteran enrolled in VA healthcare, a Veteran’s family member, or a VA employee, you are eligible to join the ShopVCS community!

  • Continue reading How VBA served Veterans during the pandemic

    December 17, 2020

    At the beginning of fiscal year 2020, VBA declared that it would strive to make 2020 its best year ever. The commitment to make 2020 its #BestYearEver was a VBA-wide effort to improve service to Veterans and agency productivity.

  • Continue reading Cohen Veterans Network: Mental Health Care for Veteran and Military Families

    July 13, 2020

    The Cohen Veterans Network is a non profit organization offering mental health services for Veteran and military families.

  • Continue reading Veterans celebrating Independence Day across America

    July 3, 2020

    Veterans at VA medical centers across the country are celebrating Independence Day with creative solutions to today’s restrictions. Walking, waving, even tiny horses.

  • Continue reading After Action Network: One-stop shop for Veterans

    June 29, 2020

    After Action Network is a comprehensive, data-driven resource referral network that also serves as the local Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB). 

  • Continue reading VA physician invents device to expand patient access to ventilators

    June 17, 2020

    Ear, nose, and throat surgeon Dr. Kyle VanKoevering is doing his part to help Veterans and others who fall ill with COVID-19. Working together with a team at the University of Michigan, he developed a new device that will allow two patients with different needs to safely use the same ventilator.

  • Continue reading Thirty-six years of honoring public servants

    May 4, 2020

    VA celebrates Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) May 3-9. PSRW honors the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees.

  • Continue reading VA North Texas Veteran finds old hobby to help with healing

    April 28, 2020

    Army Veteran and VA North Texas patient Marcus Dees painstakingly used yarn and hooks to translate a warrior mantra into a work of art.

  • Continue reading Vets First Podcast S:1 E:1: Formation of Vets First Podcast

    April 24, 2020

    In this episode you are introduced to the hosts of the Vets First Podcast, Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea. They discuss the podcast and goals surrounding it.

  • Continue reading #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Brett D. Shadle

    April 16, 2020

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Brett D. Shadle, who served from 2000-2013 during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Continue reading #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Charles Coolidge

    March 25, 2020

    On National Medal of Honor Day, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Charles Coolidge, one of two living Medal of Honor recipients from World War II.