The VA is set to hire 2,000 New Employees to Process Benefit Claims

The VA is set to hire 2,000 New Employees to Process Benefit Claims

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.

VA Offers COVID Booster to Eligible Vets

VA Offers COVID Booster to Eligible Vets

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.

September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month

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 Offering Student Loans After School Loses GI Bill Eligibility

Howard Offering Student Loans After School Loses GI Bill Eligibility

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.

Top 6 VA Benefits

Top 6 VA Benefits

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.