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VA resumes in-person C&P exams: What you need to know

The COVID-19 pandemic halted VA's practice of in-person C&P exams. Now, in select locations across the country, these disability compensation and pension …


Veterans benefits 2020: Most underused state benefit

VA worked with state representatives to compile a list of the most underused state benefit for Veterans, part of a five part series.


Borne the Battle #205: Alaska Native Veterans Program of 2019

An estimated 2,200 Native Alaskan Veterans who served during the Vietnam War, or their heirs, can soon acquire up to 160 acres of federal land in Alaska.


30 Years of ADA and National Hire a Veteran Day

Today, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrates its 30th anniversary. The ADA’s purpose is to make sure that people with disabilities have …


Veterans benefits 2020: Most popular state benefit

U.S. states offer Veterans a wide range of benefits. State representatives provided VA the most popular benefit for Veterans, part of a five-part series. …


VA offers debt relief to Veterans through year’s end

VA this month announced its commitment to extend debt relief to Veterans adversely impacted by COVID-19 to the end of 2020 by suspending certain debt …


Quick Start Guide for Modernized Veteran Appeals Decision Review now available

The VA appeals decision review quick start guide offers Veterans more clarity and control over the decision review process.


Veterans Advisory Committee assembles for educational needs

VBA’s Education Service announced new members to the 2020 Veterans Advisory Committee on Education (VACOE) at an introductory public meeting on a recent …


VR&E gets a new name, focuses on readiness

One of VA's oldest benefits – Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E) – is now the Veteran Readiness and Employment Service. The service office …


GI Bill 76th anniversary school tour reaches thousands

VA today celebrated the 76th Anniversary of the GI Bill. Since its debut 76 years ago today, the GI Bill has impacted millions of Veterans, their families …


Army Veteran earns her college degree at 62

At 61, Army Veteran Kathleen Cashaw wasn’t sure she could earn a college degree. VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation program “Always directed me to the …


Disaster relief webinars offer resources for Veteran-owned small businesses

VA's OSDBU and the SBA hosted a three-part webinar series to discuss COVID-19 disaster relief options for Veteran-owned small businesses.