This holiday season, remember that a simple act of kindness can help someone feel less alone.
Based off Veterans feedback and the vision of MyVA, the Lincoln Regional Office has partnered with Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System to place employees at Omaha, Lincoln, and Grand Island Medical Centers. The employees will be at each location once a week.
Click the above link for more information on location and office hours.
The employees will be on site to answer questions about VA benefits, check the status of pending claims, and complete eBenefits enrollment. They will also be available to assist Veterans in completing applications for benefits.
A Veterans Day message from Kerrie Witty, Director, Lincoln VA Benefit Office.
We honor NASA astronaut, former US Senator, and WWII and Korea U.S. Marine Corps ace fighter pilot, John Glenn. He was the first American to orbit space. He died on 12/8.
VA's Center for Women Veterans and Veteran Artist Program will showcase art by 10 women Veterans at 10 VA medical centers in March 2017, to coincide with Women's History Month.
VA loan program set a new all-time record for mortgages in fiscal year 2016. VA backed more than 707,000 home loans, a 12% increase from last year and nearly double the volume from five years ago.
In November, the unemployment rate for all Veterans was 4.8%. The national unemployment rate decreased to 4.6%. The greatest gains were in the business, healthcare and financial sectors.