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VA has screened 5 million Veterans for toxic exposures, paving the way for early detection and treatment of health conditions

December 12, 2023

A key component of the PACT Act and President Biden’s Unity Agenda for the nation, these toxic exposure screenings begin an important conversation about exposure health risks between Veterans and their medical providers.

All Veterans and Families Invited to a One-Stop Virtual Resource Event

November 29, 2023

VA and partner organizations will host a virtual event to assist Veterans and family members on Tuesday, December 12th through Thursday, December 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

All WWII Veterans are now eligible for VA health care

November 17, 2023

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that all World War II Veterans are now eligible for no-cost VA inpatient and outpatient health care.

Wilmington VA Police to Begin to use Body Cams and Dash Cams

August 29, 2023

Today, in accordance with President Biden’s Executive Order 14074 and the Cleland-Dole Act of 2022, the Wilmington VA Medical Center police officers will begin to use in-car and body-worn cameras.

VA on track to house 38,000+ homeless Veterans in 2023

August 28, 2023

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it has permanently housed 26,470 Veterans through July 2023, on pace to exceed its goal of housing 38,000 homeless Veterans in 2023.

VA Healthcare – VISN 4 Announces New Medical Center Director

August 28, 2023

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Vamsee Potluri as the new medical center director of the Wilmington VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Wilmington, Delaware.

The Next PACT Act Deadline: Health Care Enrollment for Veterans who deployed to Combat Zones

August 25, 2023

Until 11:59pm local time on September 30, 2023, Veterans who deployed to a combat zone, never enrolled in VA health care, and left active duty between September 11, 2001 and October 1, 2013 are eligible to enroll directly in VA health care.

Veteran Family Fun Day and Claims Clinic

July 07, 2023

On Friday, July 14, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm the Wilmington VA Medical Center and Veteran Benefits Administration Wilmington Regional Office, supported by New Castle County’s Carousel Park and Equestrian Center will host a Veteran Family Fun Day and Claims Clinic event.

Veteran Family Fun Day and Claims Clinic

June 29, 2023

On Friday, July 14, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm the Wilmington VA Medical Center and Veteran Benefits Administration Wilmington Regional Office, supported by New Castle County’s Carousel Park and Equestrian Center will host a Veteran Family Fun Day and Claims Clinic event.

Wilmington VA Medical Center to Expand Veteran Health Care Services in Atlantic County

May 23, 2023

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to expand health care services in Atlantic County.