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08/24/2022 10:00 AM EDT

Deborah Sampson disguised herself as a man to fight in the revolutionary war. VA celebrates Sampson on Women’s Equality Day, Aug. 26.

08/24/2022 09:28 AM EDT

Secretary McDonough has no scheduled activities today.

08/23/2022 04:00 PM EDT

CaringBridge, a free online tool to communicate health news to family and friends, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

08/23/2022 02:00 PM EDT

Our recruiters will attend events with the U.S. Psych Congress, the American Association of Family Physicians and CareerMD in September. Come join us!

08/23/2022 11:30 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran David C. Schilling, who served as an aviator during World War II.

08/23/2022 09:50 AM EDT

VA is making several changes to the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry to expand eligibility and make it easier to use.

08/23/2022 09:17 AM EDT

Secretary McDonough will participate in meetings and briefings at VA’s Central Office throughout the day.

08/23/2022 08:00 AM EDT

In this episode of PTSD Bytes, host Pearl McGee-Vincent discusses alcohol use and PTSD with Dr. Monica Roy and Dr. Marika Solhan.

08/22/2022 04:00 PM EDT

Balance. Inner peace. Physical and emotional health. These are some of the possible benefits of a regular Tai Chi practice.

08/22/2022 11:30 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Robert Roland Ingram, who was awarded a Medal of Honor for his service as a corpsman during the Vietnam War.

08/22/2022 10:00 AM EDT

Greg Amira, Purple Heart Iraq Veteran and 9/11 survivor, became the 900,000th Veteran to join the Million Veteran Program.

08/22/2022 09:14 AM EDT

Secretary McDonough will participate in meetings and briefings at VA’s Central Office throughout the day.

08/22/2022 09:00 AM EDT

Shahpur Pazhman flew Black Hawk missions in 27 of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces, resupplying and relocating Afghan ground forces and evacuating casualties to safety. Thanks to Bridge My Return, he’s back in the air.

08/21/2022 04:00 PM EDT

Creative arts therapies provide personalized opportunities for Veterans’ reintegration, adaptation, improved coping, and general wellness.

08/21/2022 11:30 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Veteran Holland McTyeire “Howlin’ Mad” Smith, who served during WWI.

08/20/2022 04:00 PM EDT

18-year-old volunteer co-founded TeleHealth Access for Seniors, nonprofit organization that supports seniors’ access to virtual health care through smart phones.

08/20/2022 11:30 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Women’s Army Corps Veteran Grace Frances Thorpe, who led recruiting efforts during World War II.

08/19/2022 11:30 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Corps Veteran Daniel Crowley, who served in the Pacific during World War II and was taken as a prisoner of war (POW) by the Japanese.

08/19/2022 10:00 AM EDT

Dear Fellow Caregivers: A wife shares her story of caring for her husband and how the Caregiver Support Program helped her along the way.

08/19/2022 09:11 AM EDT

Secretary McDonough will participate in virtual meetings and briefings from his residence throughout the day.

08/18/2022 02:00 PM EDT

On August 10, President Biden signed the PACT Act into law. This bill will help millions of Veterans and their survivors, but scammers are now targeting them for their PACT Act benefits.

08/18/2022 11:30 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran William B. Colgan, a Veteran of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam.

08/18/2022 10:00 AM EDT

VA has partnered with digital health provider Virta Health to support Veterans with Type 2 diabetes in new ways.

08/18/2022 09:00 AM EDT

This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Bruce Crandall, who a helicopter pilot who rescued 70 wounded soldiers during the Battle of Ia Drang in Vietnam.

08/18/2022 08:47 AM EDT

Secretary McDonough will participate in virtual meetings and briefings from his residence throughout the day.

08/17/2022 11:30 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran David Haskell Hackworth, who served as an operations officer during the Vietnam War.

08/17/2022 10:00 AM EDT

VA Clinical Resource Hubs cover technology and resource gaps affecting Veterans’ access to specialized care, such as kidney care, nationwide.

08/17/2022 09:00 AM EDT

The Veterans Celebrating Autumn Leather Crafting Competition is accepting competition submissions now through Sept. 22.

08/17/2022 08:46 AM EDT

Secretary McDonough will participate in virtual meetings and briefings from his residence throughout the day.

08/16/2022 06:00 PM EDT

DAV’s Patriot Boot Camp is dedicated to providing Veterans a renewed purpose and ability to contribute to our economy through entrepreneurship.