“We couldn’t do it without them,” says Bill Linderman, executive director of the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation (NJVVMF).
July 27 was Korean Armistice Day. On that day in 1953, U.S. Army Lt. Gen. William Harrison and North Korean General Nam Il, signed the armistice ending operations in a stalemate.
President, VA secretary announce Veteran telehealth initiatives designed to provide greater access, care
Today at the White House, President Trump and VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin announced three initiatives that will expand access to health care for Veterans across the country. Using telehealth technology and mobile applications, VA will connect with more Veterans to provide services where they live.
Congress has spoken with a strong voice in support of our Veterans this afternoon. The Forever GI Bill expands the success our Veterans have had with the GI Bill providing opportunities that otherwise would not be possible.
In 2014 the national media held the Phoenix VA accountable. Three years later and sadly we have to do it again...
On July 31st, 2017 we will launch a national media campaign to hold the Boston Department of Veterans Affairs accountable for the death of a young (35) combat Marine (Hank Lee). We intend to determine how Hank, a mental health patient and otherwise healthy young man, died while in their care.
Statement From Secretary Shulkin on Agreement Reached on Funding to Increase Veterans Access to Health Care and Strengthen VA Workforce
On behalf of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the nation’s Veterans, I want to commend the leadership of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees on their agreement on legislation that will greatly benefit Veterans.
Today the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is resuming full operations of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The resumption follows an April 17 decision to temporarily suspend certain clinical revocations from the program to conduct a strategic review aimed at strengthening the program.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David J. Shulkin Statement on House Passage of S. 114, the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act
Today, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David J. Shulkin released the below statement following House Passage of S. 114, the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act.
George Edmund Brown, from Liverpool, England, was assigned to First King’s Regiment and was wounded in action in Korea in 1953. Last week, he met VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin, who presented him with a challenge coin. Brown shared his thanks for American Korean War Veterans.
U.S. military hero dog Cena, a 9-year-old Black Labrador who served as a bomb detection dog in Afghanistan and saved the lives of his handler and uncounted other American warriors, ended his service to Mankind today after a battle he could not win with bone cancer. Cena died peacefully in the arms of his battle buddy, former United States Marine Corps Corporal Jeff DeYoung, in their hometown of Muskegon, Michigan.