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About VA

About VA

Mission Statement

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.

VA Core Values and Characteristics

Core values describe an organization's culture and character and serve as the foundation for the way individuals in an organization interact with each other and with people outside of the organization. The Department of Veterans Affairs Core Values and Characteristics apply across the entire VA enterprise.

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  • Benefits:
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    1-877-222-VETS (8387)
  • VA Inspector General: 1-800-488-8244
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