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Department of VA 150x150 - VA improves access to care, reduces wait times for new patient appointments in primary and mental health care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2024   VA improves access to care, reduces wait times for new patient appointments in primary and mental health care   WASHINGTON — Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced improved wait times for new patient appointments in primary care and mental health care across the VA health care system. For […]

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Women Veterans Alliance and VA Presents: Beyond Basics - Tools and Technology to Support Women Veterans

  Next month on Women Veterans Recognition Day, Women Veterans Alliance is partnering with VA’s Office of Connected Care for a Facebook Live discussion showcasing how VA’s tools and resources support and empower women Veterans in their health and wellness journeys! During this joint event, VA and Women Veterans Alliance will hold a live discussion […]

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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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