We honor Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Ralph E. Rigby, who, on 10/28, finally retired after 42 years of service. Rigby was drafted in 1972 during the Vietnam era.
During the month of October, VA guaranteed its 21 millionth home loan. The Home Loan Guaranty program was established in 1944 as part of the original Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944.
VA's Secretery Bob McDonald wrote an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun in which he discusses how VA is critical to medicine and to Veterans.
The Long Beach VA Healthcare System is one of dozens of centers in U.S. using virtual-reality goggles in exposure therapy to treat Veterans with PTSD and other mental-health conditions.
VA's Combat Call Center is a 24/7 referral service for Veterans, family members, and anyone looking to help a Veteran. It is staffed by combat Veterans and spouses of disabled Veterans.
The star-studded Concert for Valor will be held on Veterans Day, November 11. The free event starts at 7:00 PM on the National Mall. Dedicated seating is available for military families.
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Last updated October 31, 2014