Home Loans Eligibility
To qualify for a VA-guaranteed home loan, there are certain eligibility requirements for Servicemembers, Veterans, spouses, and other eligible beneficiaries.
11/11/14 | 11:00AM-12:30PM
Location: Starts at the intersection of Sumter and Laurel streets, and travels southbound on Sumter Street, ending at Pendleton Street near the State House
Event: Veterans from across the state will gather in downtown Columbia for the City of Columbia’s 36th Annual Veterans Day Parade, one of the Southeast’s largest Veterans Day parade. The Veterans Day Parade is hosted by City of Columbia Parks and Recreation and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina.
Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, survivors, and stakeholders
We honor Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Ralph E. Rigby, who, after 42 years of service, finally retired on 10/28. Rigby was drafted in 1972 during the Vietnam era.
During the month of October, VA guaranteed its 21 millionth home loan. The Home Loan Guaranty program was established in 1944 as part of the original Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944.
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.
The Long Beach VA Healthcare System is one of dozens of centers in U.S. using virtual-reality goggles in exposure therapy to treat Veterans with PTSD and other mental-health conditions.
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.