Veteran Community News

Department of Defense Extends Online Military Exchange Shopping Privileges to Veterans

DoD announced a policy change that will extend limited online military exchange shopping privileges to all honorably discharged veterans of the military. To access this benefit; go to, Helpful Links and click on “Veterans Online Shopping Benefit – VetVerify.org”

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VA Awards Grants to Help Homeless and At-risk Veterans and Families

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it has awarded $343 million in grants to 288 nonprofit organizations to help low-income Veterans and their families.

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VA Awards $188 Million in Grant Funding to Help Homeless Veterans

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $188 million in grants for two programs benefiting homeless Veterans.

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VA to Increase Access to Safe and Effective Lung Screening Programs

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a new partnership to increase access to lung screening for Veterans.

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Retiree-At-Cost Hearing Aid Program/Retiree Hearing Aid Purchase Program

Retirees can obtain hearing aids at significant savings by using the RACHAP/RHAPP program.

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Congressional Approval of VA Choice Funding Legislation

The $2.1B in Choice funding ensures there will be no disruptions to quality care for our Veterans.

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Forever GI Bill

Some of the changes will go into effect immediately, and some are written to go into effect shortly after.

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