United States Department of Veterans Affairs
United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

Feature Items

The Post-9/11 GI Bill The Post-9/11 GI Bill
Tammy Duckworth, Assistant Secretary, Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs talks about the Post-9/11 GI Bill. 

Link to VA News Web page VA News
"VA News" is a weekly video program designed to provide timely news and information about the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Link to The American Veteran Web page The American Veteran
A series of short video features about veterans' rights and benefits along with inspiring stories of service and sacrifice made by America's men and women in uniform.

Link to VAnguard magazine Web page VAnguard
Current and back issues of the employee magazine are available for viewing as PDF files.

Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors

Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors
2009 Edition

To download as a Portable Document File, click here 
or on the image to the left. (930 KB PDF )

To view as a series of Web pages, click here.

La versión 2009 del folleto "Beneficios Federales para los Veteranos y sus Dependientes" esta en el processo de traducion. Va estar disponible en esta pagina de web cuando esta traducido en Español. La versión 2008. (1.0 MB PDF)

Link to Celebrating America's Freedoms Web page Celebrating America's Freedoms
A collection of stories about some of America’s most beloved customs and national symbols. Topics include the history of "Taps," the Pledge of Allegiance, gun salutes, the correct method for displaying and folding the American flag and many more. Educators, students and others should find this collection informative and helpful when researching or planning activities for national observances such as Memorial Day, Veterans Day and Flag Day.

Link to Public Affairs Calendar Web page

2009 VA Public Affairs Event Calendar
Month-by-month calendar of significant VA and national activities.

Link to VA History Web page VA History
The history of veterans benefits in America from colonial times through the present.

Link to Behind the Names of VA Facilities Web page Behind the Names
VA facilities all over the country bear the names of Americans who made significant contributions to their country. Who were they? This series of articles takes a look at these historical figures.


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