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NCA launches new interactive “Find a Cemetery” map

May 17th, 2022|

In time for this year's Memorial Day, NCA has launched a new interactive “Find a Cemetery” map. The feature enables Veterans to search for their final resting place or for those who want to visit their Veteran interred at any of the 155 VA managed or 119 VA-funded cemetery.

FCC program offers affordable, low-cost internet access to eligible households

May 11th, 2022|

If you or a Veteran you know is struggling to afford internet service, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program may put fast and reliable internet service within financial reach.

Study finds higher prevalence of mental health concerns for Vietnam Veterans

May 3rd, 2022|

VE-HEROeS is the first nationwide survey of both the physical and mental health of Vietnam War Veterans in more than 30 years. It sought survey data from more than 45,000 Vietnam-era Veterans, as well as 11,000 matched controls.

Updates on the Family Caregiver program for legacy participants and applicants

April 20th, 2022|

VA is reviewing and examining the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers eligibility criteria. Here's what legacy participants and applicants should know.

VA’s 2022-28 Strategic Plan, Goal 1: Customer Experience

April 18th, 2022|

VA proudly presents the FY 2022-28 Strategic Plan, the culmination of a rigorous, two-year process that included interviews with hundreds of experts from VA and external stakeholders, including Veterans Service Organizations, members of Congress and other federal agencies. This feedback enabled VA to identify several consistent themes that were important to Veterans, and these were incorporated into the plan's four strategic goals.

VA and partners discuss sexual assault and sexual harassment prevention and response

April 16th, 2022|

VA Deputy Secretary Donald M. Remy was a plenary speaker at the National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at America’s Colleges, Universities, and Service Academies held on April 6.

“Six Triple Eight” women to receive Congressional Gold Medal

March 31st, 2022|

On March 14, President Joe Biden signed the Six Triple Eight Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2021 into Public Law 117-97.  The legislation awards the Congressional Gold Medal to the 855 members of the Women’s Army Corps, who were assigned to the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion – the “Six Triple Eight” – during World War II.

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Finding Vietnam Veteran and Navy Corpsman Gregory Williams, pt.3

March 28th, 2022|

Bill Mulcrevy’s search had come to an end. Gregory Williams, the Navy Corpsman who had saved his and so many other Marines’ lives in Vietnam, died in Illinois in November 2017. He was 73.

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