VA News Releases
News Releases from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
21/09/2017 12:49 PM
VA Removing Employee Arrested for Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon
WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it is taking immediate steps to propose the termination of a Memphis VA Medical Center employee arrested over the weekend for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and criminal impersonation of a police officer.
15/09/2017 05:00 PM
VA Releases Veteran Suicide Statistics by State
WASHINGTON - Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released findings from its analysis of Veteran suicide data for 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.
13/09/2017 04:27 PM
Veterans Crisis Line to Open Third Call Center in Topeka, Kansas
WASHINGTON - Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is opening a Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) call center in Topeka, Kansas, the third such center nationwide, and expects to hire 100 employees to staff the center, located on the campus of VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System.
07/09/2017 12:43 PM
VA Unveils Claims Submission Option That Promises to Complete Claims within 30 Days
WASHINGTON - Today, as part of the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) continued efforts to improve timeliness of services for Veterans and their families, VA unveiled the Decision Ready Claims (DRC) initiative, a disability claims submission option with accredited Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) that promises to deliver faster claims decisions to Veterans and their families.
01/09/2017 07:01 PM
September Marks Suicide Prevention Month
The message from the Department of Veterans Affairs to the friends and families of Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month is simple: Be There.