United States Department of Veterans Affairs ( US Veterans Affairs )

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About United States Department of Veterans Affairs

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status. It is the United States government’s second largest department, after the United States Department of Defense. With a total 2009 budget of about $87.6 billion, VA employs nearly 280,000 people at hundreds of Veterans Affairs medical facilities, clinics, and benefits offices and is responsible for administering programs of veterans’ benefits for veterans, their families, and survivors.

US Veterans Affairs press release, blog etc

10/18/2018 - 17:06 VA employee survey shows improving morale: Increase in workforce retention rates tied to uptick in job and VA satisfaction scores
10/12/2018 - 14:50 VA appoints new director for DC VA Medical Center
10/11/2018 - 20:23 President Trump approves appointment of four additional judges to VAs Board of Veterans Appeals
10/10/2018 - 20:42 VA online health portal wins government innovation award
10/10/2018 - 20:27 VA and DOD senior leaders commit to aligned electronic health records system rollout
10/10/2018 - 19:38 VA study on cholesterol genetics could lead to new treatments for heart disease, diabetes
10/04/2018 - 14:16 Survey shows VA sustains high customer satisfaction in burial and memorial services for Veterans and families
10/04/2018 - 13:08 VA forms search commission to locate candidates for the Under Secretary for Health
10/02/2018 - 22:13 VA employees among federal government workers honored with Sammies awards
10/02/2018 - 21:35 VA, partner organizations launch innovative approach using long-term employment to improve lives of Veterans with PTSD
10/02/2018 - 20:03 End of fiscal year hospital Star rating shows large improvement in overall quality of services of VA medical centers across nation
10/02/2018 - 15:10 VA awards new leases to provide health care facilities to Veterans
09/28/2018 - 07:48 VA awards up to $9M in Adaptive Sports Program grants to aid disabled Veterans
09/27/2018 - 06:00 VA marks Gold Star Families Remembrance Week
09/26/2018 - 08:25 VA Releases National Suicide Data Report for 2005-2016: Analysis Is Part of VAs Data-driven Approach to Suicide Prevention
09/24/2018 - 17:16 VA researchers work to create 3D-printed artificial lung that may revolutionize treatment of Veterans with lung disease
09/18/2018 - 17:30 VA national cemeteries welcome nonprofit volunteers providing tree-and landscape-care services
09/18/2018 - 12:04 VA achieves historic goal by delivering 81,000 appeals decisions to Veterans in fiscal 2018