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Get connected to VA benefit information and resources during Facebook live event

Explore.VA.gov provides an overview of all VA benefits and connects you with everything you need in order to apply. There are also tools, such as the …


Who We Are: Sheba Akridge serves Veterans to say “thank you”

Sheba Akridge is a Mississippi native, spouse to a Navy Veteran, and a current program analyst in the Veterans Benefits Administration.


Who we are: Brian Venerick helps Veterans grow their economic opportunity

As a service-connected disabled Veteran, VA employee Brian Venerick knows the programs he works on firsthand -- as a beneficiary.


VA apprenticeship program to train, employ Veterans to assist other Veterans in properly filing for VA benefits

Paralyzed Veterans will provide a 36-month on-the-job training program to qualified Veterans who are selected for the apprenticeship program.


Changes to MST-related PTSD claims processing means more help for Veterans

VA has taken a number of steps over the years to better serve military sexual trauma survivors applying for disability compensation for conditions caused …


Mississippi couple prepare for National Veterans Golden Age Games

Hundreds of Veterans from across the country will converge in Biloxi, Mississippi, May 7-11, for the 31st National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG). …


Warrior training program helps Veterans serve Veterans through VA careers

While WARTAC serves to provide qualified Veteran service representatives to serve Veterans at VA, the highlight of the program is the answer it can provide …


VA’s modernization of the claims process continues

The initiative will help reduce processing time for thousands of new claims associated with inactive records.


VA hits milestone with Electronic Claims Processing Program

In February, VA's Veterans Benefits Management System completed a key milestone, electronically processing its 5-millionth claim.


SVA, Clearinghouse release Post-9/11 GI Bill NVEST results

In a research project called the National Veteran Education Success Tracker (NVEST), Student Veterans of America (SVA) identified the many ways student …


ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Chat on education and employment

On Feb. 15, VA partnered with Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) for a Facebook chat to answer these questions and more, helping Veterans navigate their …


VA Compensation: Who is eligible?

In FY15, VA paid more money to compensate more Veterans—with more claimed medical conditions rated at higher average percentages—than ever before.