• Continue reading VA and NASDVA host listening session for women Veterans’ care and concerns

    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.

  • Continue reading ATLAS site in Virginia provides space for convenient VA care

    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.

  • Continue reading Donating blood to Red Cross can earn $5 Amazon.com gift card

    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.

  • Continue reading Nike donates shoes to VA health care workers during COVID-19 pandemic

    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.

  • Continue reading VA and Fitbit help support Veterans’ health and wellness during COVID-19 pandemic

    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.

  • Continue reading A Veteran’s Call to Action: Take Charge, Know Your Risk for Prostate Cancer

    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.

  • Continue reading VA, United Way, DoorDash deliver food, supplies to Veterans experiencing food insecurity

    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.

  • Continue reading Partnership with Postal Inspection Service helps Veterans avoid scams

    December 7, 2020

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

  • Continue reading Veterans validate customer service experience improvements

    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. 

  • Continue reading The State of Veteran Customer Experience

    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.

  • Continue reading Billings Vet Center welcomes Vietnam Veterans home with Quilts of Valor

    August 10, 2020

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

  • Continue reading VA Fisher Houses open doors to healthcare workers in COVID-19 push

    June 10, 2020

    Fifteen of the 44 Fisher Houses that serve the Veterans Affairs healthcare systems have pivoted to support the frontline healthcare professionals that are risking their own well-being to save others.