Tag: Veterans

Vets.gov or Veterans.gov?

By on April 23, 2018 11:26 AM in Agency News with 0 Comments
Vets.gov or Veterans.gov?

Do veterans understand the differences between these two websites? One lawmaker is concerned they may not.

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Should Congressmen Have Offices Inside of the VA?

By on March 29, 2018 3:01 PM in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should Congressmen Have Offices Inside of the VA?

One Congressman wants to make the process of opening Congressional offices inside of VA facilities an easier process after having successfully done it himself.

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Executive Order Directs Agencies to Expand Mental Health Resources for Veterans

By on January 10, 2018 2:43 PM in Agency News with 0 Comments
Executive Order Directs Agencies to Expand Mental Health Resources for Veterans

President Trump has signed an executive order to expand mental health resources for veterans transitioning from active duty to civilian life.

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White House VA Hotline Now Fully Staffed

By on November 30, 2017 12:15 PM in Agency News with 0 Comments
White House VA Hotline Now Fully Staffed

The VA announced that its hotline for veterans is now fully staffed and running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Bill Would Require Agencies to Pay Accrued Interest Resulting from Veterans’ Pension Payment Errors

By on November 17, 2017 5:20 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Require Agencies to Pay Accrued Interest Resulting from Veterans’ Pension Payment Errors

Recently introduced legislation would protect veterans from having to pay back interest resulting from agency mistakes in the calculation of certain benefits.

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Bill Would Allow Veterans to Contribute Disability Compensation to the TSP

By on November 11, 2017 1:38 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Allow Veterans to Contribute Disability Compensation to the TSP

Recently introduced legislation would give disabled veterans a new option for saving for retirement utilizing the TSP.

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Veterans are Getting a COLA for Veterans Day

By on November 11, 2017 6:45 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Veterans are Getting a COLA for Veterans Day

A bill recently signed into law provides a cost of living adjustment to veterans for some of their benefits.

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VA Facing Fallout from Publicity and Scandals

By on November 7, 2017 3:15 PM in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Facing Fallout from Publicity and Scandals

A bill to change how care is provided for American veterans could substantially alter the role of the VA.

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Use the Department of Veterans Affairs to Test Real Hiring Reform

By on October 17, 2017 12:45 PM in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Use the Department of Veterans Affairs to Test Real Hiring Reform

The author says that the VA is the perfect testing ground for trying a new approach to hiring veterans.

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President Signs Veterans Choice Act

By on April 19, 2017 1:30 PM in Agency News with 0 Comments
President Signs Veterans Choice Act

President Trump has signed a law expanding access to health care for veterans outside of the VA system.

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