VA: Suicide rate for younger veterans increased by more than 10 percent

New data released by the Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday showed an increase in the rate of suicide among younger vets, even as the overall rate among veterans decreased. (Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves/Air Force) WASHINGTON — The Continue reading VA: Suicide rate for younger veterans increased by more than 10 percent

Here are the new rates for military retiree dental coverage under new FEDVIP benefit

Military retirees will have more options for dental coverage under the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program. (Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker/Air Force) Military retirees eligible for the new dental and vision coverage — as well as active duty Continue reading Here are the new rates for military retiree dental coverage under new FEDVIP benefit

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie to host “State of VA” community town hall

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. [ABOVE] The Yeoman (F) Program and the Legacy of Women Veterans VA Secretary Robert Wilkie to host ‘State of VA Community Town Hall’ online September 27 Secretary of Veterans Continue reading VA Secretary Robert Wilkie to host “State of VA” community town hall

Former Special Forces medic to receive Medal of Honor for valor in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Ronald Shurer II will receive the Medal of Honor for his actions during a fierce firefight April 6, 2008, in Afghanistan. (Courtesy photo) An Army Special Forces soldier will receive the Medal of Honor for fighting through an Continue reading Former Special Forces medic to receive Medal of Honor for valor in Afghanistan

RAO BULLETIN 15 SEP 2018 Availability Notice (Veteran News)

RAO BULLETIN 15 September 2018   HTML/PDF Editions     THIS RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE BULLETIN CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES   Pg                   Article                                                Subject .                                                   * DOD *                                                   . 04 == Space Force [02] —- (How Much will It Cost?) 06 == Arlington National Cemetery [77] Continue reading RAO BULLETIN 15 SEP 2018 Availability Notice (Veteran News)