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News from the Department of Veterans Affairs
VA achieves historic goal by delivering 81,000 appeals decisions to Veterans in fiscal 2018 (9/18/2018)
WASHINGTON - On Sept. 14, two weeks ahead of schedule, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) exceeded its goal to deliver 81,000 appeals decisions of disability benefits and services to Veterans in fiscal year 2018 - 28,000 more decisions than the previous year.
President signs bill into law requiring VA to hire 50 outreach specialists to support Veterans involved in justice system (9/17/2018)
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it is ready to hire an additional 50 Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) specialists following President Trump's signing today of the Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018, a new law shoring up support services to Veterans impacted by the justice system.
WASHINGTON - About 120 Veterans from across the country were expected to participate in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) 11th National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic in Southern California, which began Sept. 16.