DC VA Medical Center 2020 3rd Annual Military Sexual Trauma Summit: “Re-own, Re-home, Re-vitalize”

The third annual Military Sexual Trauma (MST) Summit will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. EST at the Washington DC VA Medical Center, 50 Irvin Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20422. The Summit will bring together Veterans, providers, and community members to learn about and address the needs of […]

Expanded Access at Commissaries, Exchanges and Recreation Facilities – Fact Sheet

According to the Department of Defense, starting Jan. 1, 2020, all service-connected Veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war (POW), and individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible Veterans under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) can use commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare […]

VA RELEASES “TOGETHER WE CAN” INFORMATION SHEETS ON COPING WITH A SUICIDE LOSS AND HOW TO TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT SUICIDE

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has added two new information summaries to its Together We Can series: ?Coping With a Suicide Loss? and ?Talking to Children About a Suicide or Suicide Attempt of Someone They Know.? In the wake of a suicide, family members, friends, caregivers and co-workers may process grief differently. Talking […]

MISSION Act Strengthens VA Care

As part of the VA MISSION Act, we’re working to give more family caregivers access to the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers so we can support them as they care for Veterans of all eras. Currently, this program is only available to eligible Veterans injured in the line of duty on or after September 11, […]

Mesothelioma and Veterans

Veterans of the United States military receive gratitude and thanks from the nation and are often recognized for their service and courage. These are well-respected, hard-working Americans who made great sacrifices to serve the country through the military. Unfortunately, some of these brave men and women who made important sacrifices for others now spend their […]

God’s Peace

Spiritual Readings God’s Peace Without question, body, soul and spirit are linked. The Lord our God made us that way. He alone can give us the gift of spiritual peace to sooth a troubled mind by replacing worry with trust, fear with faith. Out of 24 hours in one day, He gives us time to […]

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