MyVA Communities

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Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,   Recently, VA announced a locally led, community-driven model called MyVA Communities.  Secretary McDonald recognized the need for a local community-based network that brings together local stakeholders, Servicemembers, Veterans, families and service pro

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Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital

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Bedford Wins Medals and Ribbons at Golden Games Susan Paul, 68, won two gold medals for swim events, two gold medals for badminton, and finished in fourth place for the javelin and the discus. Thursday, August 27, 2015 Three Veterans from Bedford VA won several gold medals and ribbons at

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VFW Against Candidate’s Call to Eliminate the VA

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  WASHINGTON (August 27, 2015) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is 100 percent against suggestions made by Dr. Ben Carson to eliminate the Department of Veterans Affairs by moving it under the Department of Defense. The presidential candidate’s remark was made while appear

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VVA Web Weekly - What's New on vva.org: August 28, 2015

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In This Issue August 28, 2015   Initial VA Claims Backlog Reduced; Errors and Appeals on the Rise September Is National Suicide Awareness Month Suicide at Bay Pines Shows Pain Among Older Veterans Tomah VA Halting Psych Services Does Bad Paper = Homelessness? VA S

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New OIG Report on VA Mental Health Care

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Colleagues and Fellow Veterans,   We’d like to update you on the tremendous progress implementing our piece of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (“the Choice Act”) – specifically, the provision affecting students using the Post-9/11 GI Bill® and Montgome

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