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Organizations receiving FY 2018 Homeless Provider Grants receive extension of funding

The extension will give those organizations a chance to improve the effectiveness of their programs and an opportunity to apply for funding under an …


Veterans, family members encouraged to use caution when viewing solar eclipse

The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through approved eclipse glasses that include special-purpose filters.


Veteran’s determined journey to career as VA social worker – from immigrant to combat Veteran

For those who work with and know Ilya Berler, they all agree he is not what some would call a “typical social worker.” Standing nearly six feet tall …


Phoenix VA staff hit the road to serve rural Veterans

A four-person team from the Phoenix VA took a mobile medical unit to a local community-based outpatient clinic to provide care to underserved and rural …


Veteran shares green thumb hobby with fellow Vets

An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and …


VA’s chief neuropathologist discusses how study links NFL players with Veterans

VA research finds parallels between concussive injury experienced during contact sports and exposure to blast and concussive injury experienced by Veterans.


Veteran commends Women’s Health focus in NYC VA emergency room

Air Force Veteran Monique Lyerly, the mother of three children (ages 18, 10 and 8) recently came to VA’s Manhattan Campus Emergency Department with chest …


Service dog leads Navy Veteran to independence

These animals are particularly important to Veterans who suffer from service-related injuries who rely on service dogs to help them accomplish tasks both …


Veteran sexual trauma victims: You are not alone

After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out …


Annual event raises donations worth $290,000 for homeless Veterans

VA employees and Veterans join in the 2017 VA2K Walk & Roll event at the Washington DC VA Medical Center on May 17. More than 23,000 employees, Veterans …


President, VA secretary announce Veteran telehealth initiatives designed to provide greater access, care

Using telehealth technology and mobile applications, VA will connect with more Veterans to provide services where they live.


Innovation and diffusion come together to advance VA’s care of Veterans

We are changing the way we do business so Veterans choose VA not because they have no other choice, but because we are the best at what we do, achieve …