It has been announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) expects to add approximately 2,000 new employees from this month onwards to help with the expected growth in backlogged benefit claims. It is estimated that the number of claims backlogged has tripled since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021.
Stores are dealing with COVID-related supply chain problems and rising prices, and this includes the military exchanges, too.
In response to a new Army policy, enlisted soldiers with at least 20 years of service who have been separated from active duty due to misconduct may have reason to breathe easier.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is administering Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine boosters under an Emergency Use Authorization. The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is boosted after the primary series at least six months after the original series.
The Veterans Affairs’ stipends for caregivers may be reduced or canceled altogether under case reviews to ensure long-term participants remain eligible for their benefits.
As President Joe Biden faces examination over clearing new COVID-19 rules, a case has spread via online media that veterans' health care could be affected by their vaccination status.
United States’ war veterans and servicemen and women often experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance abuse, depression, and suicidal thoughts after separating from the military. Recently, these problems have been worsening, and some Department of Veterans Affairs organizations have been working hard to find a solution to this epidemic in recent years.
Howard University is offering student veterans a $3,000 no-interest loan after the source revealed the school had lost its accreditation for new students to use GI Bill benefits to pay for their education. The investigation also uncovered a pattern of mishandled paperwork for veterans that have left some struggling to meet their expenses.
The cost of care and benefits for post-9/11 veterans could be $2.5 trillion -- double previous estimates and a staggering figure that a new report says is due in part to an expansion of services but also to the extensive injuries among those who deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
The military will review some service crosses awarded to Black and Native American veterans to determine whether they should be upgraded to the Medal of Honor.
A middle school chorus eating at a pizza joint in Kansas stopped in their tracks when they saw a Navy veteran eating with his wife.
Serving in the U.S. military can be both exhilarating and terrifying for military families, particularly if their loved one is sent to an area of combat or into other dangerous situations.