Trump Signs $200 Billion VA Budget for 2019
President Trump signed a spending bill for the Department of Veterans Affairs that for the first time exceeds $200B.
VA Cites Improvements at Five Hospitals Removed from 'High-Risk' List
The VA hospitals in Dublin, Ga.; Harlingen, Texas; Roseburg, Ore., Nashville and Denver were removed from high-risk status.
Delays in Forever GI Bill Implementation Could Affect Veterans' Checks
Student veterans starting the school year could receive incorrect housing payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Leader of VA Electronic Health Record Project Resigns, Prompts Concern
The person selected to lead an overhaul of the Department of Veterans Affairs' electronic health records resigned Friday.
IG Finds the VA Wrongly Denies Benefits to Victims of Military Sexual Trauma
The VA denied 5,500 of 12,000 claims submitted in 2017 by vets who said they suffered from PTSD related to a sexual assault.
VA Shuffles Leadership; Former Acting Secretary Retained as Senior Adviser
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie, sworn into the job two weeks ago, listed several changes he's made to his leadership team.
Two Years After Trump Promised White House Veterans Hotline, It's Open -- in West Virginia
The hotline's connection to the White House is in name only. The operation is located in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
Veteran Could Get Stuck with $30,000 VA Choice Bill
A Vietnam War veteran's private healthcare provider hasn't been paid by VA for his treatment since December.
House Approves Benefits for Blue Water Navy Veterans
The House unanimously passed legislation that would extend VA benefits to 90,000 sailors who served during the Vietnam War.
National Mall Site Selected as Location of National Gulf War Memorial
A federal commission approved a site on the National Mall for the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial.
VA Reveals its Veteran Suicide Statistic Included Active-Duty Troops
The VA has now revealed the average daily number of vet suicides has always included deaths of active-duty servicemembers.
VA Hospitals Across the Country Have More Than 3,000 Unwanted Jobs
Thousands of jobs at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country remain vacant.
VA Discloses Rankings of 133 Nursing Homes
The Department of Veterans Affairs revealed its internal rankings of 133 VA nursing homes nationwide.
Congresswoman Calls for Investigation of Sexual Harassment at VA
Among VA employees, 26 percent of women and 14 percent of men reported being sexually harassed between 2014 and 2016.
House Panel Again Blocks Measure to Let VA Doctors Recommend Marijuana
The House Rules Committee nixed the measure when deciding which amendments could be introduced during debate on VA spending.
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More Than a Decade Later, the Air Force Finally Picks a Huey Replacement
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Marines will face several new standards next year that will make it harder to pass their physical and combat fitness tests....
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Rescue swimmers are a critical part of the response effort to hurricanes, flying around in helicopters in search of people.
Paddlers Sue Coast Guard over Limited Potomac Access While Trump Golfs
Paddlers are suing the Coast Guard in response to a policy that closes part of the Potomac River when the president golfs.
Coast Guard Academy Officials Say Air Conditioning Caused Mold in Dorms
Mold is growing in several rooms in Chase Hall, the main residence hall on the Coast Guard Academy's campus.