A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced a bill that would clear away the remaining legal hurdles.
Reps. Jackie Speier and Markwayne Mullin held a press conference on Capitol Hill to introduce the "I am Vanessa Guillen Act."
A compromise will allow the VA to provide grants to nonprofits for mental health programs.
The legislation would accelerate sick veterans' access to disability benefits.
The bills broaden options for troubled vets in the legal system and expand a home renovations grants program.
The proposed legislation would establish a commission to research the health effects of battlefield environmental pollutants.
Guillen's family gathered outside the Capitol on the National Mall to announce the #IamVanessaGuillen bill.
Another bill would expand VA home loan eligibility for activated National Guard and Reserve members.
Secretary Ryan McCarthy said in early June that he was open to consider renaming the installations.
Two senators have offered an amendment aimed at lifting the military's ban on transgender service.
Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary was relieved as head of Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa by Commandant Gen. David Berger.
The Marine Corps has officially retired the AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter.
The Air Force plans to slash the number of weapons system officers by half to make room for more pilots, a top general said.
The investigation into the incident remains ongoing.
A group released a second list of endorsements for the former vice president.