News release prenotification: Forever GI Bill expands VA educational benefits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 2, 2018   Forever GI Bill expands VA educational benefits 15 provisions enhance benefits for Veterans   WASHINGTON — Effective Aug. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Continue reading News release prenotification: Forever GI Bill expands VA educational benefits

New VA secretary promises veterans better customer service and more medical options

President Donald Trump jokes during a swearing in ceremony for Robert Wilkie as the new Veterans Affairs secretary on July 30, 2018. Wilkie gave his first speech at the AMVETS convention in Florida on Aug. 8. (Andrew Harnik/AP) WASHINGTON — Continue reading New VA secretary promises veterans better customer service and more medical options

VA raises opposition to bill extending benefits for Blue Water Navy veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs undersecretary of benefits Paul Lawrence testifies during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Lawrence urged senators Wednesday to vote against legislation that would extend VA benefits to sailors who served off Continue reading VA raises opposition to bill extending benefits for Blue Water Navy veterans