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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

  On which dates will VA disability payments be sent/deposited in 2024?               Direct deposits may arrive sooner for customers of early-pay banks such as USAA or Navy Federal Credit Union. These military-focused banks typically deposit VA disability pay one to two business days early by releasing funds as […]

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Small Business Administration

The SBA Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD) is seeking nominations of qualified veteran small business owners and representatives of registered veteran service organizations to be considered for appointment by the SBA Administrator as a member of the Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs. The Committee serves as an independent source of advice and policy […]

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VA's New Mission Statement

On Thursday, March 16th at the Military Women’s Memorial in Washington DC, I along with many others had the honor of being invited to witness a historical event, the introduction of the new VA mission statement. For many years individuals and organizations have asked for the change to be more encompassing of those that the […]

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September 19, 2022
OACT Act Frequently Asked Questions

The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances . This law helps u s provide generations of Veterans—and their survivors — with the care and benefits they’ve earned and deserve. The Act (1) expands and extends eligibility for VA […]

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March 10, 2022

VA’s mission statement comes from a line at the end of Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address. The current VA mission statement is: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. […]

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VA Center for Women Veterans

VHA will conduct 55 virtual diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) listening sessions for Veterans August-September 2021 in support of Executive Order (EO) 13985 on Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities through the Federal Government. The purpose of the sessions is to gather feedback on Veterans’ experiences and perceptions related to DE&I at VA […]

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February 3, 2021
VA Northern CA Health Care System

Attention Veterans! Do you have ideas on improving the care experience at the VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS)? We want to hear from you! Join our monthly calls to give input on care you receive and the environment of care. Our local Voice of the Veteran members partner with VA NorCal Employees to […]

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CalVet

Eligible veterans may now have their service to our country recognized by the placement of the word “VETERAN” on their California Driver License or California Identification Card. The designation provides veterans the opportunity to receive discounts offered at many stores, businesses, and restaurants. Veterans will no longer need to provide military discharge documents or share […]

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