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News from the Department of Veterans Affairs
VA national cemeteries welcome nonprofit volunteers providing tree-and landscape-care services (9/18/2018)
WASHINGTON - Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced that its National Cemetery Administration is partnering with more than 2,000 green-industry professionals across the country Sept. 19 to host 'Saluting Branches: Arborists United for Veteran Remembrance,' an opportunity for tree-care professionals to help maintain and beautify VA cemeteries.
VA SAIL report scorecard shows majority of VA medical centers have improved over past year in quality of services provided to Veterans (9/18/2018)
WASHINGTON - Using a web-based report scorecard that measures, evaluates and benchmarks quality and efficiency at its medical centers, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently released data that showed significant improvements at the majority of its health care facilities.
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.