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VA News Release

VA and IHS broaden scope to serve American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans

VA and IHS renewed a partnership, Oct. 1, to help the country’s nearly 145,000 American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans overcome health care access barriers.

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Historic painting of the grounds of a Veterans Health Administration medical facility

VHA at 75 years: A legacy of service, and the future of care

We invite you to join us as we commemorate VHA’s 75-year legacy of service.

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VA Caregiver Support

Veterans, caregivers have new expanded opportunities to ask for review of PCAFC decisions

Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) decision letters issued as of September 28, 2021.

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Researchers working on PURIFY for Covid-19 patients

New technology being tested by DoD, with VA help, to battle the virus

COVID-19 is an urgent health crisis that has demanded the attention of top scientific experts.

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At today’s VA, especially in the Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs (OPIA), we focus on creative and innovative ways to connect with Vets, the media and other stakeholders.

We’re just getting started, and that’s where you come in – sign up for email, join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. But more than that, we need your help. We want you be part of the dialogue about some of the biggest issues facing our nation’s Veterans. Join us to contribute solutions, especially solutions about how to communicate important facts and messages to Veterans.

OPIA’s mission is to completely change the way we talk to Vets and the media. We want to make sure that we are getting the right message to the right Veteran at the right time.

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Office of Public Affairs

Here you can find information about some of VA’s most important issues, including Fact Sheets, photos of recent events other resources for media and for the general public.

Intergovernmental Affairs

Our office acts as the conduit between VA and federal, state, local, American Indian, and Native Alaskan Government officials. Learn more »

National Veterans Outreach Office

The National Veterans Outreach Office (NVO) leads, coordinates and reports outreach program activities and communications throughout the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to increase Veterans’ awareness of and confidence in VA’s healthcare, benefits and services, and how to apply for them; complies with U.S.C. 38 Chapter 63.

National Biennial Outreach Report - 12/01/2020
Homeless Veterans Initiative
Counselor and homeless Veteran

VA has made ending Veteran homelessness a top priority, undertaking an unprecedented campaign to dramatically increase awareness of VA services available for homeless Veterans and Veterans at risk of becoming homeless. Learn more about VA’s programs and partnerships that are helping to prevent and end Veteran homelessness by visiting the Homeless website.

Photo Spotlight

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2021 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Browse our extensive collection of VA events from around the country.

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