We honor USMC Veteran Phil Klay, who won the 2014 National Book Award in fiction for Redeployment. Klay's short story collection features stories about Servicemembers and Veterans in Iraq.
The VA Center for Women Veterans celebrated its 20th anniversary on 11/19. Women Veterans, which represent 10.5% of all U.S. Veterans, are the fastest growing Veteran group.
After over 20 years in the military, Edgard Sanchez transitioned to a new career by using his GI Bill benefit to graduate from culinary school and start his own Atlanta-based food truck, C'est Tout Bon 2 Eat.
Team Red, White & Blue (RWB) completed its first Old Glory Coast-to-Coast relay on 11/7. Seven hundred Team RWB members participated in the 3,800 mile relay that started on 9/11.
VA's Secretary Bob McDonald wrote an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun in which he discusses how VA is critical to medicine and to Veterans.
VA's Combat Call Center is a 24/7 referral service for Veterans, family members, and anyone looking to help a Veteran. It is staffed by combat Veterans and spouses of disabled Veterans.
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Last updated November 21, 2014