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Wall of Honor Nominations being accepted for Southern New Jersey

February 27, 2024

The Wilmington VA Medical Center is currently looking for Wall of Honor nominations.

Wall of Honor Nominations being accepted in Delaware

February 27, 2024

The Wilmington VA Medical Center is currently looking for Wall of Honor nominations.

At the direction of President Biden, VA is expanding health care eligibility to millions of Veterans

February 26, 2024

Today, VA announced that all Veterans who were exposed to toxins and other hazards while serving in the military — at home or abroad — will be eligible to enroll directly in VA health care beginning March 5, 2024.

VA launches new surgery initiative across the nation, a critical step to saving the lives of Veterans considering surgery

February 16, 2024

This week, VA’s Surgical Pause Initiative was recognized with 2023 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award. This initiative, which is now expanding to all VA facilities that provide surgical care, is proven to decrease mortality among Veteran patients.

VA announces 2024 Equity Action Plan, new actions to ensure that all Veterans receive the health care and benefits they earned

February 14, 2024

The Department of Veterans Affairs released its 2024 Agency Equity Action Plan to help ensure that VA delivers on its promise to provide world-class care and benefits to all Veterans, their families, caregivers, and survivors.

VA proposes rule to extend presumed areas of exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides.

February 09, 2024

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs issued a proposed rule outlining plans to expand the locations and time frames for which VA presumes exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides.

VA announces $5M in grant funding for transitional supportive housing for homeless Veterans

February 01, 2024

Today, as a part of ongoing efforts to end Veteran homelessness, the Department of Veterans Affairs published a Notice of Funding Opportunity for approximately $5 million in grants per year (for up to two years) to help Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

VA housed more than 46,000 homeless Veterans in 2023

January 30, 2024

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it permanently housed 46,552 homeless Veterans in 2023 — surpassing the calendar year goal to house 38,000 Veterans by 22.5%.

VA to Host Veteran Town Hall in southern NJ

January 25, 2024

Wilmington VA director to speak on VA updates in southern NJ at the Mays Landing VFW Post 220 on February 1. VA staff will be available to answer questions and provide resources. Veterans, family members, caregivers and community partners are encouraged to attend.

VA to Host Veteran Town Hall in southern Delaware

January 25, 2024

Wilmington VA director to speak on VA updates in southern Delaware at the American Legion Post 28 on February 29. VA staff will be available to answer questions and provide resources. Veterans, family members, caregivers and community partners are encouraged to attend.