VA Benefits Progress and Results Webcast
Join the Under Secretary for Benefits, Paul R. Lawrence, Ph.D., in a live webcast on January at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Important Note for Veterans and VA Employees
VA is not affected by the partial government shutdown. We are fully funded for fiscal year 2019.
Gulf War Veterans
More than 650,000 Service members served in Operations Desert Shield and Storm since January 16, 1991. In addition to VA benefits for all Veterans, certain illnesses and diseases are presumed by VA to be related to service in designated areas of SW Asia.
On episode #130 of VA's Borne the Battle podcast, meet Robert Freedman, who is a Vietnam Veteran and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University.
Online registrations for the 2019 National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) are being accepted between January 7 - April 15. The 39th NVWG are in Louisville, KY on July 11 – 16.
U.S. Navy Veteran William "Bill" Flores won the inaugural Veterans Chess Tournament hosted by the Salisbury VA Chess Club. Evidence shows chess helps players with cognition and mental health.
Interested in volunteering to help Veterans? VA has over 75,000 volunteers, who've given over 12 million volunteer hours.
Tulsa Mayor's Veterans Advisory Council Meeting, OK
Jan 17, 2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)
VFW Post 577, 1109 E. 6th Street, Tulsa, OK
Claims Clinic - Penobscot Nation, ME
Jan 18, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)
Community Center, 23 Wabanaki Way, Indian Island, Maine 04468
Veterans Experience Action Center, NC
Jan 25, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)
Christ United Methodist Church, 410 North Holden Road, Greensboro NC 27403