Shop Online at Emblem Sales
Google +LinkedInPinterestYouTubeInstagramTwitterFacebook

Veterans Benefits Center Headlines

« View all headlines

Filner thanks Legion for promoting VA health-care legislation

Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., at a July 21 meeting with Legionnaires in Washington, D.C.

Read story - 0 comments

Biloxi's Katrina recovery gets boost

Six contracts have been awarded worth $153.7 million to build new health-care facilities and expand existing services that provide care to veterans in the Biloxi, Miss., area, which was devastated by hurricanes in 2005.

Read story - 0 comments

VA: Suicide a concern among all veterans

Five thousand veterans commit suicide each year. Some of them are old; some are young. They all need help.

Read story - 0 comments

Washington state VA director Q & A

Washington state VA director Q & A

"We need to close the state-federal information gap"

Read story - 0 comments

Obama meets with Commander Rehbein

Obama meets with Commander Rehbein

President Obama meets privately with National Commander David K. Rehbein on Aug. 4, pledged to keep the VA medical system essentially as is - quelling fears that it would be absorbed into a national system.

Read story - 0 comments

Eric Haney: Spreading the word about prostate cancer through Honor Flights

 Eric Haney: Spreading the word about prostate cancer through Honor Flights

Veteran discusses his role in prostate cancer campaign.

Read story - 0 comments

Legion to Congress: Leave VA, DoD health care alone

Commander Rehbein responded to President Obama's urgent call for national health-care reform by urging Congress to leave VA and DoD health-care systems alone.

Read story - 0 comments

Congressman Filner thanks Legion for promoting VA health-care legislation

U.S. Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., says high-quality health care for veterans is at the top of his list of priorities.

Read story - 0 comments

VA launches 10-year health study

VA has initiated a large, long-term study to carefully examine a broad array of health issues that may affect Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans and their contemporaries.

Read story - 0 comments

VA claims backlog approaches 1 million mark

VA’s backlog of unprocessed disability claims grew by more than 100,000 during the past four months.

Read story - 0 comments

SOC Consortium helps out military students

Consortium allows servicemembers to enroll in a participating school and continue their bachelor and graduate-level degree programs on school campuses, military installations, and armories in the United States and overseas.

Read story - 0 comments

More than $60M in grant money awarded to VA facilities

VA recently awarded grants to a few medical facilities.

Read story - 0 comments

Full Disclosure

Rocked by a series of sterilization scares, VA errs on the side of patient safety.

Read story - 0 comments

The Secretary’s War on Homelessness

Shinseki vows to get America’s veterans off the streets within five years. Even the homeless aren’t sure it can be done.

Read story - 0 comments

Cause and Effect

The Millennium Cohort Study focuses on the long-term health-care consequences of deployment.

Read story - 0 comments

The Federal Hiring Gauntlet

Veterans face roadblocks to getting jobs with the government they defended.

Read story - 12 comments

Still Adrift

Congress sinks hopes that Vietnam Navy veterans will regain Agent Orange benefits.

Read story - 2 comments

Healing Waters

Fly-fishing therapy saves self-esteem, marriages of wounded warriors.

Read story - 1 comment

Pages