Automated Burial Payments
New regulations allows VA to automate burial payments to most of the eligible surviving spouses without the need for a written application.
More than 500 disabled Veterans competed at the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games. A training allowance is available for participants interested in becoming a Paralympian.
Student Veterans of America (SVA) and Raytheon are offering (3) $10,000 scholarships to Veterans who are pursuing an engineering degree or a degree in a closely related field. Apply by 10/1.
Private primary care is now available to eligible Veterans through VA's Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) program.
The Chillicothe Metro Housing Authority in Ohio received a $128,980 housing grant to help homeless Veterans find permanent housing.
WWII Veteran Ruth Milliot, 103, is the oldest living female Marine Veteran. Milliot was honored for her military service on 8/11.
On 8/8, President Obama signed the VA reform bill, which addresses: giving VA the resources it needs, ensuring timely care, and holding people accountable.