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VA now offers adoption reimbursement

Veterans with a service-connected disability that results in infertility will now be able to receive reimbursement for adoption expenses as a result of a …


National series of events to increase outreach to Native Americans kick off in Navajo Nation

Upcoming Indian Country VA claims events in Navajo Nation will take place April 10 in Kayenta, Arizona,  May 8 in Tuba City, Arizona, and June 14 in …


New VA appeals status tool provides tracking and transparency for Veterans

Veterans with a compensation appeal can now view their past and current appeals issues, receive alerts for deadlines when action is required and more.


Veterans can now use My HealtheVet credentials to access benefits tools on Vets.gov

Veterans with a My HealtheVet patient portal account can use those credentials to access benefits tools such as checking the status of a claim, an  appeal …


VA launches nationwide outreach campaign in tribal communities

Throughout 2018, VA is launching a nationwide campaign to roll out Veteran disability enrollment claim events collaboratively with 20 tribal communities. 


eBenefits continues to achieve milestones: 7 million registered users

The joint VA/DoD eBenefits web portal provides resources and self-service capabilities to service members, Veterans and their families.


National Resource Directory provides centralized access to information, resources for Veterans

The directory provides information covering a variety of topics, including benefits and compensation, education, homeless assistance, housing and other services.


Air Force Veteran shares how vocational rehabilitation changed his life

Through the vocational rehabilitation process, this Air Force Veteran gained a measure of confidence that he had lacked most of my life.


Who we are: VBA employee Heather Osborne continues to serve to improve the quality of life for her fellow Veterans

Heather Osborne is the Veterans Benefits Administration’s lead contracting analyst in the Benefits Assistance Service, where she manages contracts that …


Army Veteran is 2017’s top military Veteran rookie truck driver

Using the GI Bill for on-the-job-training has helped thousands of Veterans in the trucking industry, and Transition Trucking has helped to create more …


VA launches program to resolve compensation appeals sooner

On Nov. 1, VA launched the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program with the goal of providing eligible Veterans with the earliest possible resolution of their …


VA Decision Ready Claims Program expands to include more types of claims

The latest enhancements to the Decision Ready Claims program will expand the pool of Veterans, surviving spouses and service members eligible to …