Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin is issuing the following statement in support of the Senate Accountability Bill:
In his fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget, President Trump is proposing $186.5 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The budget request will ensure the nation’s Veterans receive high-quality health care and timely access to benefits and services. The budget also supports the continued transformation of VA to rebuild the full trust of Veterans as a premier provider of choice for their services and benefits.
US Code, Title 36, Subtitle 1, Part A, Chapter 1, section 116 designates Memorial Day a Federal Holiday to be celebrated on the last Monday of May. The law requests the President to issue a proclamation:
President Donald Trump's first defense budget proposal Tuesday included a 2.1 percent pay hike in 2018 as part of an overall plan that appeared to fall short of his campaign pledge to fund a "historic" rebuilding of the military.
To continue to improve our services to you, we are updating the My HealtheVet Terms and Conditions.
Easy access to health care information with a better understanding of appointments and medical conditions is something that every Veteran can appreciate.
In May 2016, former Sen. Mark Kirk and then-Rep. Tammy Duckworth asked the Office of Inspector General to make a visit to the Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs facility in Hines, IL. The site was in need of a health care inspection, they charged. They had heard reports of cockroach infestation in the Hines facility’s food service area, with patients reportedly even receiving food trays containing the bugs. Worse, the leadership knew about the unsanitary conditions but did not act.
The House unanimously passed legislation Tuesday aiming to shorten the amount of time veterans wait for earned benefits, a process that takes an average of six years when a veteran is forced to appeal a claim with the Board of Veterans' Appeals.
MORGANTOWN - A local Veteran is honoring Corporal Tyler Burroughs, who was passionate about serving Veterans and the people of West Virginia.
Moving Veterans Forward, a non-profit started by Veterans for Veterans, has a new headquarters with even more resources.
PAPILLION, Neb. - Moving Veterans Forward, a non-profit started by Veterans for Veterans, has a new headquarters with even more resources.