• June 1, 2021

    LifeWaters non-profit teaches adaptive scuba diving to those with mobility challenges and each year they take a terminally ill Veteran on a Hero Dive.

  • May 31, 2021

    While our nation takes pause to recognize those who’ve sacrificed their lives in service to their country on this Memorial Day 2021, Operation Gratitude and survivors of these fallen heroes know the weight of that loss is felt 365 days a year.

  • May 31, 2021

    Memorial Day is a difficult time for the military caregivers Hidden Heroes supports. Many will spend this weekend honoring and remembering those who were lost, while also doing their best to support their Veteran, who may be struggling to process their grief on this day.

  • May 28, 2021

    21 newly bereaved survivors come to TAPS each day for resources and care. The need is great and growing. In 2020 and thus far in 2021, the families of those service members and Veterans who have died by suicide or illness, as a result of exposures to toxins while serving overseas, represent the largest population of new survivors turning to TAPS for resources and care.  

  • May 24, 2021

    The Veterans Legacy Memorial, our nation’s first digital platform dedicated entirely to more than 3.7 million Veterans interred in VA’s national cemeteries, provides a memorial page dedicated to preserving their legacy.

  • May 23, 2021

    Veterans eligible for the VA Foreign Medical Program can receive a COVID-19 vaccine in the country they reside and be reimbursed by VA. Here are the instructions, forms and information.

  • May 17, 2021

    AARP and Blue Star Families are providing guidance to Veteran caregivers to improve Veteran care during COVID-19 and beyond. Take part in the Military Caregivers: Celebrating America’s Hidden Heroes virtual town hall on Tuesday, May 18 at 3 p.m. ET.

  • May 14, 2021

    VA has teamed up with Prudential Financial to offer the monthly Wellness Wednesday Financial Education series to Veterans, service members and families.

  • May 13, 2021

    VA’s Office of Public Affairs' Digital Media Engagement (DME) team is expanding its Virtual Volunteer program to invite new volunteers to help create content that honors Veterans and helps them learn more about their benefits. The Virtual Volunteer program will be open to currently enrolled college students and college graduates who have skills in various forms of digital content creation, social media management and accessibility.

  • May 12, 2021

    May 15 is Armed Forces Day, which celebrates soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines, Guardians and Coast Guardsmen. Service members don’t need to wait until separating to start using benefits they earned. Here are seven ways service members can start using VA.

  • May 11, 2021

    Heroes Linked is an online career guidance and military transition program for Veterans, service members, mil spouses and Gold Star families.

  • May 11, 2021

    For Veterans who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19, VA has launched the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program. Apply online now!