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Veteran homelessness drops nearly 50 percent since 2010

Courtesy photographArmy SFC Nicole Howell, 8th Theater Sustainment Command public affairs operations noncommissioned officer, talks with a homeless veteran ahead of the annual...

Vets 4 Veterans Classic Car, Motorcycle Show, Poker Run 

PALMDALE, Calif.--Vets 4 Veterans Seventh Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Show and Poker Run for the seventh year running will provide fun day filled with...

Talking spiritual about moral injury

Courtesy photographChaplain John Schultz. “Hi. I’m Chaplain John. Would you like to talk?” Most patients say “Sure,” says Chaplain-Resident Schultz describing the practice to...

Carter inducts Vietnam vet Charles Kettles into Hall of Heroes

https://youtu.be/-m7i-4gqbRc https://youtu.be/5mgBCt7LymY Defense Secretary Ash Carter inducted Vietnam veteran retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles into the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes July 18, 2016, a day...

Research, technology aid effort to help TBI patients

Courtesy photographA technician demonstrates how a patient with a traumatic brain injury uses the computer assisted rehabilitation environment virtual reality to help with...

VA announces new partnerships, collaboration

The Department of Veterans Affairs July 18 announced partnerships and collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, IBM and Bombas. The three, distinct, relationships are a part...

Long overdue honor: Daring Vietnam pilot remembers Medal of Honor rescue...

Photograph courtesy of Charles KettlesMaj. Charles Kettles (left), stands beside his heavily damaged Huey helicopter after a battle near Duc Pho, Vietnam, May...

Combat medic wins Pat Tilman award, raises disability awareness at 2016...

ESPN photograph by Joe FaraoniParalympic swimmer Sgt. Elizabeth Marks of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program receives the Pat Tillman Award for...

VA schedules 2 million appointments using Veterans Choice program

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Choice Program has reached a key milestone in improving access to health care for veterans. More than two...

VA conducts nation’s largest analysis of veteran suicide

The Department of Veterans Affairs has undertaken the most comprehensive analysis of veteran suicide rates in the U.S., examining over 55 million Veteran records...