Veteran Community News

VA’s rule establishes presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in water supply at Camp Lejeune, NC

The VA regulations to establish presumptions for the service connection of eight diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune, NC are effective as of today.

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VA Secretary Announces Intention to Expand Mental Health Care to Former Service members With Other-than-honorable Discharges and in Crisis

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin, announced his intention to expand provisions for urgent mental health care needs to former service members with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges.

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Million Veteran Program (MVP)

The goal of MVP is to partner with Veterans receiving their care in the VA Healthcare System to study how genes affect health.

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H.R. 4031, the “Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014

H.R. 4031 would amend title 38 U.S.C., and give the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs authority to remove employees of the Senior Executive Service<

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SC State Veterans Nursing Homes

There are three facilities in South Carolina: the E. Roy Stone Veterans Pavilion, which is located in Columbia, the Richard Michael Campbell Veterans Nursing Home in Anderson, and the Veterans' Victory House in Walterboro.

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