Veteran Community News

VA will accelerate disability benefits claims processing for Purple Heart Medal Recipients.

Those who hold the Purple Heart, the recognition of wounds taken in battle, will now receive priority consideration when it comes to claims before the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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VA’s Appeals Modernization Act takes effect today

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has implemented the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017.

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VA publishes interim final rule on cash-out home loans to further protect Veterans

VA has taken significant steps to make the home-loan benefit the most competitive loan program available to Veterans.

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VA’s Rapid Appeals Modernization Program to End

VA will not accept RAMP elections from Veterans with a legacy appeal after Feb. 15, 2019; however, RAMP claims pending on or after Feb. 15 will continue to be processed until the inventory is complete.

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VA launches collaborative training for Veteran claims and appeals

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it recently launched a new customer service training initiative for employees to improve VA’s claims and appeals process.

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House Launches Renewed Push for 'Blue Water Navy' Bill

House lawmakers have reintroduced the "Blue Water Navy" bill to expand Department of Veterans Affairs Agent Orange health care and disability benefits.

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