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Loan Guaranty Home Loan Program - Lenders, Servicers and Real Estate Professionals; Specially Adapted Housing; Construction and Valuation; Am I Eligible for a VA Home Loan?

Eligibility for VA home loan benefits - Am I Eligible?

Benefits - Education; En Español; Home Loans; Compensation and Pension; Survivors' Benefits; Vocational Rehabilitation; Life Insurance.

HealtheVet - a free, online Personal Health Record that empowers Veterans to become informed partners in their health care. With My HealtheVet, America’s Veterans can access trusted, secure, and current health and benefits information as well as record, track and store important health and military history information at their convenience. Veterans who are enrolled in a VA facility can refill their VA prescriptions and more, so register today!

The VA National Cemetery Administration - honors the military service of our Nation's veterans. We provide a dignified burial and lasting memorial for veterans and their eligible family members and we maintain our veterans' cemeteries as national shrines.

Headstones and Markers - Most Recent Legislative Changes Concerning Eligibility for Headstones, Markers and Medallions. Eligibility for a Headstone, Marker or Medallion. Ordering a Headstone or Marker. Checking Status of a Headstone, Marker or Medallion Request.

National Center for PTSD - aims to help U.S. Veterans and others through research, education, and training on trauma and PTSD.

VA Clinical Public Health Programs: Hepatitis C - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) leads the country in Hepatitis C screening, testing, treatment, research and prevention. An extensive list of documents can be found on this site intended for patient and provider alike.

Operation Enduring Freedom / Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) - This site provides information on benefits and services available to returning service members.

MOVE! - MOVE! is a national weight management program designed by the VA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NCP), a part of the Office of Patient Care Services, to help veterans lose weight, keep it off and improve their health.

GI Bill - All educational benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

VA Forms - This site provides public access to all VA forms that are appropriate to be on the web.

Compensation and Pension Service - Compensation and pension benefits programs, rates of payments, and how to apply for VA benefits.

What is VA Disability Compensation? - Who Is Eligible? How Much Does VA Pay? How Can You Apply?

Veterans Online Application System (VONAPP) - allows veterans to fill out forms and apply online for various benefits offered by the US Veterans Benefits Administration.

VA Palo Alto Health Care System - part of the VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN 21).

Mental Health - suicide prevention, counseling veteran students, OEF/OIF veterans, feature articles on PTSD, homelessness, vets at work, returning service members, substance abuse, depression, women veterans, and mental health recovery.

Suicide Prevention - on-line chat, outreach, suicide prevention coordinators, suicide prevention news.

San Francisco VA Medical Center - 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, (415) 221-4810.

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System - 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90073, (310) 478-3711.

Nationwide Gravesite Locator - search for burial locations of veterans.

Pharmacy Benefits Management Service - Drug monographs and criteria for use of medications.

Veterans Information Portal - links to veterans benefits and services, as well as information and resources for other Departmental programs and offices.

VA Boston Healthcare System - 9 campuses within a 40-mile radius of the greater Boston area.

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, (713) 791-1414.

VA San Diego Medical Center - 3350 La Jolla Village Dr. San Diego, CA 92161, (858) 552-8585.

GI Bill Frequently Asked Questions - Are VA Education Benefits Taxable? How much money will I get under the new GI Bill? How do I verify my enrollment?

Servicemembers' & Veterans' Group Life Insurance - Download SGLV-8286, SGLI Election & Certificate. Convert SGLI policy to VGLI. Change Family SGLI coverage amount. File a claim for TSGLI. Financial counseling for insurance beneficiaries. Resources for survivors of U.S. military personnel who died during active service to their country.

Freedom of Information Act - any person has a right of access to Federal agency records, except to the extent that such records are protected from release by a FOIA exemption or a special law enforcement record exclusion.

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System - 3601 S 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85723, 520-792-1450.

National Veterans Wheelchair Games - July 4 - July 9, 2010, Denver, Colorado.

Advance Pay - Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki has authorized advance payments up to $3,000 for Veterans who applied for VA educational benefits and who have not yet received their monthly education payments.

VA Voluntary Service - Volunteer or Donate! If you want to give your time and talents to support the care of America's veterans, or if you want to help, but don't have time, we have many ways you can help. Fill out our volunteer form and a local VAVS representative will contact you.

VA Clinical Public Health Programs: HIV/AIDS - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) leads the country in HIV/AIDS screening, testing, treatment, research and prevention. An extensive list of documents can be found on this site intended for patient and provider alike.

Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) - We encourage you to visit our VA VCS Online Exchange Catalog which offers thousands of products, making on-line shopping fun and easy!

Veterans Benefits Administration References Web Automated Reference Material System (WARMS) - Veterans Benefits Administration publications.

Madison, WI VA Hospital - 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, WI 53705, (608) 256-1901.

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System - 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, FL 33744, (727) 398-6661.

Washington DC VA Medical Center - 50 Irving St. NW, Washington, DC 20422, (202)745-8000.

VA Loma Linda Healthcare System - 11201 Benton Street, Loma Linda, CA 92357, (909) 825-7084.

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, 412-688-6000.

VHA National Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention - seasonal flu, VA 2009-2010 influenza manual, information on H1N1 flu for veterans, education materials for influenza, hand, and respiratory hygiene.

South Texas Veterans Health Care System - 7400 Merton Minter, San Antonio, Texas 78229, (210) 617-5300.

Maryland Health Care System - Baltimore, Perry Point, Loch Raven, Cambridge, Fort Howard, Glen Burnie, Pocomoke City.

Cleveland VA Medical Center - Wade Park, Brecksville.

Minneapolis VA Medical Center - One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, 612-725-2000.

Iowa City VA Medical Center - 601 Highway 6 West, Iowa City, IA 52240, (319) 338-0581.

National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic - September 18 - 25, 2010, San Diego, California.

Coatesville VA Medical Center - 1400 Blackhorse Hill Rd, Coatesville, PA 19320, (610) 384-7711.

Sioux Falls VA Medical Center - 2501 W 22nd St., Sioux Falls, SD 57105, (605) 336-3230.

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - 820 S. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60612, (312) 569-8387.

Hines VA Hospital - 5000 South 5th Ave., Hines, IL 60141, (708) 202-8387.

Dayton VA Medical Center - 4100 W. Third Street, Dayton, Ohio 45428, (937) 268-6511.

Charleston VAMC - 109 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29401, 843-577-5011.

VA Long Beach Healthcare System - 5901 East 7th Street, Long Beach, CA 90822, (562) 826-8000.

National Veterans Creative Arts Festival - October 18 - 24, 2010, La Crosse, Wisconsin.

HealthierUS Veterans - The US Department of Veterans Affairs and the US Department of Health and Human Services have joined forces with HealthierUS Veterans to improve the health of the nation by increasing healthy eating and physical activity and slowing the increase in obesity and diabetes among veterans and their families.

VA Butler Healthcare - 325 New Castle Rd., Butler, Pa. 16001, (800)-362-8262.

Providence VA Medical Center - 830 Chalkstone Ave., Providence, RI 02908-4799, (401) 273-7100.

Oklahoma City VA Medical Center - 921 N.E. 13th Street, OKC, OK 73104, (405) 456-1000.

Lexington VA Medical Center - locations at 1101 Veterans Drive and 2250 Leestown Road, both in Lexington, KY.

VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington and West Haven.

VA Healthcare Network Upstate New York - VISN 2 - five VA medical centers and 29 community based outpatient clinics.

VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan - 4646 John R Street, Detroit, MI 48201, (313) 576-1000.

Louisville VA Medical Center - 800 Zorn Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206, (502) 287-4000.

Chillicothe VA Medical Center - 17273 St. Rt. 104, Chillicothe, OH 45601, (740) 773-1141.

Saginaw VA Medical Center - 1500 Weiss Street, Saginaw, MI 48602, (989) 497-2500.

Cincinnati VA Medical Center - 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220, (513) 861-3100.

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System - 4101 Woolworth Avenue, Omaha, NE 68105, (402)-346-8800.

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System - Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN.

National Veterans Golden Age Games - May 26 - May 31, 2010, Des Moines, Iowa.

VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN 21) - serves 1.2 million veterans residing in northern and central California, northern Nevada, Hawaii, the Philippines, and several Pacific Islands including Guam and American Samoa.

VA Healthcare - VISN 4 - Altoona, Butler, Clarksburg, Coatesville, Erie, Lebanon, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Wilkes-Barre, Wilmington.

Philadelphia VA Medical Center - 3900 Woodland Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-823-5800.

Togus VA Medical Center - 1 VA Center, Augusta, ME 04330, 1-877-421-8263.

Milwaukee VA Medical Center - 5000 West National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53295, (414) 384-2000.

Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service (PSAS) - prosthetics, hearing aids, eyeglasses, HISA, AAE, clothing allowance, service dogs, O&P, orthotics.

VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network - Los Angeles, Loma Linda, Long Beach, San Diego, Las Vegas.

Puget Sound Health Care System - Tacoma & Seattle, WA.

North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System - Gainesville & Lake City, FL.

Kansas City VA Medical Center - 4801 Linwood Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64128, (816) 861-4700.

VA registered Condominiums and/or PUDs - Receive a customized report of VA registered condominiums and/or Planned Unit Developments (PUDs) across the US.

Memphis VA Medical Center - VA Medical Center, 1030 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, 901-523-8990.

VA Illiana Health Care System - Danville, Illinois.

VAMC White River Junction - 215 North Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05009-0001, (866) OUR-VETS.

Health Care - VA health benefits are open to all Veterans. Family members may also be eligible to receive benefits.

VA Health Care Overview - VA provides a Medical Benefits Package to all enrolled Veterans. This comprehensive plan provides a full range of preventive outpatient and inpatient services within VA health care system. Also, once you enroll in the VA’s health care system, you can be seen at any VA facility across the country.

News Releases - from VA Public and Intergovernmental Affairs.

Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors - 2010 Edition.

Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Documents - VHA-wide policies, procedures, requirements and other information of general applicability.

About VA - Mission Statement. Vision. Core Values.

Links to VA Online Applications - The Department of Veterans Affairs continues to expand the forms that can be submitted online.

Directory of Veterans Service Organizations - This up-to-date, database driven website allows you to View VSO information in a variety of ways. You may also Search through the VSO database to find information that suits your needs.

Veterans Day - November 11 - The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held on November 11th at Arlington National Cemetery. At 11:00 a.m., a color guard, made up of members from each of the military services, renders honors to America's war dead during a tradition-rich ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns.

Organizations of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Organization Chart, Administrations, Staff Offices, Staff Organizations.

CHAMPVA, The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs - How to Apply, How to File a Claim, Brochures, CHAMPVA Inhouse Treatment Initiative (CITI), Pharmacy Benefits.

National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics (NCVAS) - data related to Veterans. Demographics, Geographic Distribution of VA Expenditures, VetPop, surveys, census data.

VA Kids - educating Kids about veterans and the Department of Veterans Affairs. K-5th Grade site, 6th-12th Grade site, Teachers' Page.

VA Health Care Eligibility & Enrollment - Applying for VA health care, nursing home, domiciliary or dental benefits. Priority Group 8 enrollment relaxation changes.

Directives - Directives, IT directive memoranda, handbooks, notices, bulletins and pamphlets.

VA Office of Inspector General - VAOIG Hotline, reports, Investigations and Healthcare Inspections, FOIA requests to the VAOIG.

Determining Your Eligibility - VA must determine your eligibility status as a veteran by reviewing your Character of Discharge from active military service, and your Length of active military service. VA must determine whether you qualify for one of the eight enrollment Priority Groups.

Homeless Veterans - VA offers a wide array of special programs and initiatives specifically designed to help homeless veterans live as self-sufficiently and independently as possible. In fact, VA is the only Federal agency that provides substantial hands-on assistance directly to homeless persons.

Medical Benefits Package (Standard Benefits) - Preventive Care Services. Ambulatory (Outpatient) Diagnostic and Treatment Services. Hospital (Inpatient) Diagnostic and Treatment. Medications and Supplies.

VA Form 10-10EZ - Application for Medical Benefits - You can fill out and submit an application for VA health benefits using an online form. You may also use a paper form that you download, save for later submission, print and fax or mail back to VA.

Fact Sheets - Benefits. Health Care. Memorials and Burials. State Summaries.

Media Room - news releases, speeches, videos, publications, national observances, special events.

History of Veterans Day - World War I – known at the time as "The Great War" - officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France.

Site Index - To help you navigate throughout the VA Web site easily, we have included a map of the high level pages.

VA Health Care Eligibility & Enrollment: Copays and Charges - There is no monthly premium required to use VA care. You may, however, have to agree to pay copays. If you have insurance, it may cover the cost of copays.

Changes to the Priority Group 8 Enrollment Restriction - While this new provision does not remove consideration of income, it does increase income thresholds. You may be eligible for enrollment under this new provision.

Special and Limited Benefits - Some health care benefits are offered only to certain veterans or to veterans under special situations. Click on the link below to learn more about each benefit.

Center for Women Veterans - The 2010 Women’s History Month National theme is "Writing Women Back into History." This year’s theme recognizes the important contributions women have made in our lives and in the success of our Nation.

Facilities by State - Inventories all VA facilities for a U.S. state.

Benefits for Family Members - VA offers limited medical benefits for family members of eligible veterans.

VA Central Offices - in Washington, DC, with the exceptions of the VA Health Administration Center in Denver, CO, and the Financial Services Center in Austin, TX.

Facility Listing Report - all VA Facilities by state, region, division, central offices or all VA facilities.

The Center for Minority Veterans - The Center for Minority Veterans is the Department of Veterans Affairs model for inter-and intra-agency co-operation, to ensure all veterans receive equal service regardless of race, origin, religion, or gender.

Do You Qualify For VA Health Care? - Answer a few questions to find out if you qualify for free or low-cost health care benefits from the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Veterans Administration

Most Visited Information Pages

The VA has created two online tools designed to simplify the search for information and answers on its website. 

  1. One tool is the VA Site Navigator

  2. The other is the List of Top VA.Gov Pages. 

Together these directories make it easy to find the VA information, resources and even forms you need without having make a trip to your local VA office or spend a lot of time searching the VA website.

Use the Site Navigator to search the VA website by topic

  1. VA facilities, VA offices and VA organizations

  2. Eligibility information for VA benefits, services and programs

  3. VA forms, publications, research, records and fact sheets

  4. Information on specific medical conditions

  5. VA health and wellness programs

  6. Educational benefits for Veterans

  7. Home loans for Veterans

  8. Service Members and Veterans Group Life Insurance    

        (SGLI and VGLI)

  1. Veterans burial and memorial benefits, national cemeteries and    

        Veterans burial locations

  1. Counseling and resources for survivors of U.S. military personnel    

        who died during active service

  1. Information about Veterans Day and other veteran-related special    

        programs and events (Veterans Golden Age Games, Veterans    

        Wheelchair Games, Veterans Summer Sports Clinics, Veterans    

        Creative Arts Festival, etc.).

  1. Information about jobs with the Veterans Administration

  2. Information about doing business with the VA

  3. General information about the Veterans Administration

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