• April 5, 2021

    Army Veteran Cheryl Bann has seen first-hand the joy her therapy dog, Wilson, brings to Veterans at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Learn more about what the team does through VA’s partnership with @petsforhealth.

  • March 31, 2021

    The National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs (NASDVA) hosted an hourlong listening session earlier this month. In attendance were 12 women serving as state directors, commissioners or executives, the highest number in the organization’s history.

  • March 1, 2021

    Veterans who live near Springfield, Virginia, have likely sat idling in traffic on Interstate 395 on their way to receive health care in Washington, D.C. For those Veterans, navigating Washington’s heavy traffic is no longer a problem – at least for their VA health care appointments. Thanks to ATLAS (Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations), those Veterans can now meet face to face with their VA providers through video telehealth technology in a private appointment room at American Legion Post 176 in Springfield.

  • January 31, 2021

    Blood donors who come to give this February at American Red Cross locations will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card via email, courtesy of Amazon.

  • January 25, 2021

    VA nurses recently received an unexpected gift, thanks to Nike. The multinational footwear and apparel manufacturer donated nearly 3,800 pairs of Air Zoom Pulse shoes to VHA nurses on the frontlines battling COVID-19.

  • January 11, 2021

    VHA IE has launched a new initiative with Fitbit to help Veterans, Caregivers and VA staff manage their health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • January 1, 2021

    VA teamed up with the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to encourage men (and their families) to better understand prostate cancer risk and taking proactive measures to protect their health.

  • December 21, 2020

    COVID-19 forced most food shelters to switch to drive-thru service, making it difficult for Veterans facing food insecurity to receive the food they need.

  • December 7, 2020

    VA and the United States Postal Inspection Service continue their partnership to help protect Veterans personal information and avoid scams.

  • October 21, 2020

    The VA Secretary’s Center for Strategic Partnerships (SCSP) highlighted its programs' progress at the State of Veteran Customer Experience Facebook Live event on October 20. The live event featured Veterans talking about their experiences with VA and partner programs, noting that many had exceeded their expectations. 

  • October 14, 2020

    The State of Veteran Customer Experience Community Partner Mini-Summit gives VA an opportunity to share examples of how our strong partnerships have made the experience of our Veterans easier, more effective, and more emotionally resonate.

  • August 10, 2020

    Mary B. Walter became an official volunteer at the Billing (MT) Vet Center a day after she formally retired as [...]