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At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appears out of the clouds above the island of Oahu. A swarm of 360 Japanese warplanes followed, descending on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in a ferocious assault. The surprise attack struck a critical blow against the U.S. Pacific fleet and drew the United States irrevocably into World War II.
VA Solid Start program makes strides in first year - Successful contact made with recently separated Veterans during first 365-days following transition from military service (12/2/20)
VA recognized for impact on lives of Blue Water Navy Veterans - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals has awarded the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Blue Water Navy (BWN) communications and outreach campaign with a 2020 MarCom Platinum Award. (11/25/20)
DAV’s National Legislative Department takes the resolutions adopted by DAV members at our annual National Conventions to Congress to advocate for improved federal laws, regulations, and policies of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other federal agencies whose programs support the veteran population.
Veterans need VHIC for in-person Commissary, Military Exchange, MWR access
Expansion to start Jan. 1, 2020
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A study by VA researchers and colleagues found that non-drug therapies given to service members with chronic pain may reduce the risk later in life of adverse outcomes like substance use disorders and suicide attempts.