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January 24, 2024

In the first year of VA’s new policy allowing eligible Veterans and certain former service members in acute suicidal crisis to go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for no-cost emergency health care, 49,714 Veterans and former service members have used this benefit.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.