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Community Outreach Events and Resources

January 17, 2019 Community Townhall Event

Are you part of the Veteran community? Join us and the Honorable Robert Wilkie, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, on January 17, 2019, at 1:00pm (ET) for the 2nd virtual townhall event with VA!

Be sure to tune in! Register and view the free webcast. Download the event flyer for more details.

Previous Events

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie hosted ‘State of VA Community Town Hall’
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie hosted his first State of VA Community Town hall on September 27, 2018.  The secretary and eight guest panelists will highlight the activity and direction of VA since his appointment to lead the department in July.


Thank you for taking the time to ask a question or provide us with feedback during the virtual SECVA Community Town Hall Event.  All inquiries received have been provided an email response.

We reviewed all the questions and here are some useful links based on the top 10 trending questions:

Appeals  –  Choice  –  Blue Water and Agent Orange  –  Claims  –  Dental
Beneficiary Travel  –  Education  –  Marijuana  –  Gulf War
Customer Experience

For general questions regarding VA services and benefits, call 1-800-827-1000.  If you would like to talk with someone now, please call the White House/VA Hotline at 855-948-2311.


Virtual Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB) networking events.  Community Veteran engagement board members, community service providers, local VA leaders, state/federal partners, interested stakeholders, and Veterans attended to learn about best practices and lessons learned from other community Veteran engagement board co-chairs and members; get connected and network with the community Veteran engagement boards in your area and across the nation; hear from VA senior leaders about how community Veteran engagement boards are helping to shape the Veteran Experience and improve outcomes at the local level; and listen to how boards focus on local community issues and implement local solutions.

  • Pacific District CVEB Networking Event – September 7, 2018
  • Continental District CVEB Networking Event – September 12, 2018
  • Southeast District CVEB Networking Event – July 18, 2018
  • Midwest District CVEB Networking Event – June 29, 2018
  • North Atlantic District CVEB Networking Event – June 13, 2018

Compiled CVEB Networking Event Videos:

Need more information and want to find out more on existing communities or how to adopt the model in your community?  Please email


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