Partnerships, social work: VA’s strategy for veteran support

Washington, D.C., July 1, 2024 — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has unveiled a comprehensive strategy aimed at enhancing support for veterans through strategic partnerships and advanced social work initiatives. This approach underscores the VA’s commitment to improving veterans’ access to essential services and care. The strategy leverages partnerships with organizations such as AMVETS […]

Prosthetic options expand for women veterans

Washington, DC – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced significant advancements in prosthetic care specifically designed for women veterans. Recognizing the unique needs of women, the VA is expanding its range of prosthetic devices, including customized limbs and adaptive equipment. This initiative aims to enhance mobility and quality of life for women veterans, […]

Soldier’s Best Friend graduates 13 veterans from service dog program

Peoria, Ariz. (June 2024) – Soldier’s Best Friend recently celebrated the graduation of 13 veteran dog teams from its Service Dog Training Programme. The ceremonies were held in Sierra Vista for three teams, Tucson for two teams, and Peoria for eight teams. This latest group of graduates brings the total number of graduates to 396 […]

Veterans book online appointments with Benefits Counselors

PHOENIX, AZ – June 28, 2024 – Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) announces new, convenient way for veterans, families to schedule appointments with Veterans Benefits Counselors (VBCs). Appointments can now be booked online through Calendly, providing efficient alternative to traditional call center method. Streamlined appointment scheduling New online system designed to simplify appointment scheduling […]

G.I. Bill celebrates 80 years of transforming American dream for veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) commemorates the 80th anniversary of the G.I. Bill, a landmark legislation that has empowered millions of veterans with education, housing, and employment opportunities since its inception. Over eight decades, the G.I. Bill has significantly contributed to the personal and professional growth of veterans, enabling them to achieve their […]