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Women in leadership at VA recognized for their impact on Veterans’...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today 13 VA employees received the 2020 G2Xchange Leading for Impact, Women in Leadership Award.

Secretary Wilkie Thanks President Trump for Making “988” America’s New National...

epartment of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie released the following statement after President Trump signed the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act:

VA dedicates Cheyenne National Cemetery in Wyoming

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today dedicated a new national cemetery in Laramie County, Wyoming. VA Secretary Robert Wilkie unveiled the dedication plaque for Cheyenne National Cemetery, the first national cemetery in the state.

Protections for GI Bill benefits are extended into the next school...

Congress approved a measure last week that will ensure student veterans continue to receive full GI Bill benefits into the next school year, even as many classes have gone online-only in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

VA resumes in-person benefits services halted by the COVID-19 response

The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the reestablishment of in-person benefits services in select locations throughout the country.

VA awards adaptive sports grants for Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it will award nearly $15 million to 119 national, regional and community programs, headquartered in 37 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

VA recognizes HeRO award winners for safety initiatives, COVID-19 efforts

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it honored Veterans Health Administration (VHA) National HeRO Award recipients for their contributions to VHA’s journey to becoming a high reliability organization (HRO).

VA notifies Veterans of compromised personal information

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Management today announced a data breach involving the personal information of approximately 46,000 Veterans and actions taken by the department to prevent and mitigate any potential harm to those individuals.

Secretary Wilkie Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators Urging House Action on...

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie today released the following statement after a bipartisan group of more than 30 senators called on House leaders to pass S. 785, the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, which would expand mental health resources for Veterans both inside and outside VA.

During Suicide Prevention Month VA encourages supporters to “Be There” for...

This September, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recognizes Suicide Prevention Month highlighting VA’s Be There campaign, reminding Veterans and their loved ones that small actions can make a big difference to Veterans going through difficult times.