• September 6, 2021

    After serving in Vietnam, Leon came to VA and gets all his health care at VA, including treatment for conditions linked to Agent Orange.

  • August 28, 2021

    Marine Corps Veteran, Jon, injured in Iraq and medically discharged. With VA’s help, Jon was able to carry the flag at the Paralympic Games.

  • August 7, 2021

    Army Veteran Rich came to VA for help with hearing loss. To his surprise he didn’t have to travel to a Medical Center for appointments.

  • August 2, 2021

    When Army Veteran Jason came to VA for help recovering from an IED injury, he didn’t realize he would find a purpose in life.

  • July 29, 2021

    Army Veteran Peter is a decorated Vietnam Veteran. He has debilitating conditions from exposure to Agent Orange. He gets all his care from VA.

  • July 24, 2021

    Established Aug. 7, 1946, and staffing its first locations the following year, Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) has provided merchandise and services as a benefit to Veterans who are hospitalized or domiciled in VA facilities.

  • July 15, 2021

    Air Force Veteran Juan served from 1962 to 1969. He didn’t come to VA for care until many years later when, self-employed and without insurance, health bills depleted his funds.

  • July 1, 2021

    Navy Veteran Charles served in World War II. He came to VA after his eyesight began failing. The staff at the VISOR Center helped Charles continue living independently, despite his condition.

  • June 25, 2021

    VA’s 75th Anniversary: VA Pittsburgh looks back on those who pioneered its Homeless Veterans Program and Domiciliary. Its continued success shows some problems can be solved without medicine.

  • June 24, 2021

    When Tom was struck down by Guillain-Barre, he came to VA for care. He was very impressed by his experience, and credits VA with saving his life and bringing him back from almost complete paralysis.

  • June 21, 2021

    The Standing Ready season one finale, “Competitive Adaptative: A History of Sports in the VA,” looks at the past, present and future of VA adaptive sports.

  • June 18, 2021

    Jake served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. After separating from service he was injured and partially paralyzed. He came to VA for help, and received much more than he expected.