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VFW @VFWHQ is first Veterans organization to join VA’s #VetQ initiative

The VFW was the first veterans service organization to join VA as an official partner to its latest veterans service endeavor and will play an active role in helping to fulfill #VetQ’s mission.

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Paralyzed Veterans of America @PVA1946 Teams Up With @DeptVetAffairs for #VetQ

Paralyzed Veterans of America is one of seven organizations partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs on a new collaborative social media campaign aimed at answering veterans’ questions.

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Updating your insurance beneficiary can bring peace of mind

Chief, VA’s insurance claims division

Life insurance should give you and your loved ones peace of mind that they will have funds available if anything happens to you. Here’s how to update it.

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Once homeless, Veteran now works for VA

Writer, VHA’s Office of Communications

Not too many homeless Veterans have masters’ degrees in theology and public administration. But then again, 53-year-old James Mobley isn’t your average guy.

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Turning memories into literature

Public Affairs Specialist, Washington DC VA Medical Center

Veterans at the Washington DC VA Medical Center learn to channel memories into words as part of their healing process during a 13-week creative writing workshop.

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Acting VA Secretary addresses 115th National VFW Convention

Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson spoke at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention on Tuesday, July 22. This is the 115th National VFW convention and hosts hundreds of Veterans from all over the country. Watch his remarks in the video above …

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VA tools help Vets, Servicemembers transition

Senior Employment Advisor, Veterans Benefits Administration Office of Economic Opportunity

VA works to help Veterans and Servicemembers find jobs, transition to civilian life.

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Family caregivers of Veterans can count on VA for support and community

For even the most organized people, unexpected health concerns can turn their life upside down. For those who find themselves in the role of the family caregiver caring for our nation’s Veterans, support is available from the Department of Veterans …

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New Regulations Automate Burial Payments for Veterans’ Survivors

An estimated 62,000 Surviving Spouses Benefit from Regulation Changes New burial regulations effective today will now allow VA to automatically pay  the maximum amount allowable under law to most eligible surviving spouses more quickly and efficiently, without the need for …

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Work Hard and Love: A Multi-Generational Reflection on Service, GI Bill

Program Analyst, Social Media Administrator, Veterans Benefits Administration

Jeremy Adkins followed in his Grandpa Joe’s footsteps for service and school.

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