VA’s enrollment verification requirement is expands to students attending Institutions of Higher Learning.
Veterans may be granted compensation for specific post-service medical conditions that arose because of their military service.
Enhanced COVID-19 (Coronavirus) screenings are now in place at all VA Healthcare System facilities. Please plan to arrive early at the facility in advance of your appointment to allow additional time for the screening process.
Veterans Hotline (VISN 8): 1-877-741-3400
Non-Veteran Hotline: Puerto Rico State Emergency Administration Coronavirus (Telemedicina PR Coronavirus) 787-999-6202
Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP)
On March 11, 2021, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched VRRAP for Veterans who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterans participating in VRRAP can receive education and training for high-demand occupations, which is determined by the Commissioner of Labor Statistics. Veterans will receive up to 12 months of tuition and fees and a monthly housing allowance based on Post-9/11 GI Bill rates. To learn more about VRRAP and how to apply for the program, Veterans can visit www.va.gov. Veterans can also contact the Education Call Center at 888-442-4551 between 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. EST, Monday-Friday to speak with a VA education representative.
Are you an Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veteran?
You may be entitled to a Native allotment selection, if you are an Alaska Native Vietnam Veteran who served between 1964 and 1971, AND have not received a Native allotment, OR are an heir to someone who meets the above criteria. For more information, visit the Bureau of Land Management web site or read their flyer.
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