Latest Department of Veterans Affairs Stories

2011-10-07 07:00:00

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected the New York-based nonprofit organization HELP USA to advance its innovative initiative that will transform unused property at the Perry Point

2011-10-03 12:00:00

Alpha®, a national Veterans Disability Advocacy group, hosted a Hire Our Veterans Symposium at Alpha National Headquarters, Shelton, Connecticut on September 26, 2011.

2011-08-02 12:27:00


2011-06-07 07:15:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) has been awarded a contract to provide instructional system design services to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Acquisition Academy (VAAA), Contracting Professional School.

2011-05-11 00:00:28

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Easter Seals formally announced a partnership to provide comprehensive Caregiver Training to Family Caregivers of eligible post-9/11 Veterans as authorized by the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010.

2011-05-03 11:45:00

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is celebrating exceptional care for Veterans this week, May 2 - 6 as part of the nationally recognized Research Week.

2011-04-28 11:43:00

Legal education organization to provide pro bono program to help qualify attorneys to represent veterans before the Department of Veterans Affairs SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 6, 2011 Practising Law Institute (PLI), the nation's largest producer of continuing legal education, in collaboration with The State Bar of California and Swords to Plowshares, will present Advocating for Veterans - the Basics on Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Cultural Competency, a...

2011-04-28 09:11:00

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Country Singer and Veteran Stephen Cochran, VA Researchers and Special Guests Converge for 2011 VA Research Forum Event in Washington DC The Department of Veterans Affairs has designated May 2 - 6, 2011 as Research Week.

2011-04-05 22:08:28

Death rates after hospitalization for heart failure have dropped for veterans age 80 and older, but rehospitalizations remain frequent.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.