Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital


News from the Department of Veterans Affairs

Press Releases

Nearly $700 Million in State Veterans Home Funding Leads to New Construction Projects (4/18/2018)

WASHINGTON - Recently the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it will use $685 million in funding from Congress to fund several State Veterans Home construction projects through the VA State Veterans Home Construction Grant Program.

"Prescribed to Death" opioid memorial raises awareness of prescription drug crisis (4/17/2018)

On April 17, VA Acting Secretary Robert Wilkie visited the National Safety Council's 'Prescribed to Death' opioid memorial and recorded this video message.

VA Updates and Improves Assistance Program for Transitioning Service Members (4/16/2018)

WASHINGTON - As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ongoing efforts to help transitioning service members navigate and understand VA's various benefits, the agency recently updated VA's briefing portion of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) - an interagency initiative authorized as a voluntary program in 1991 under the National Defense Authorization Act and made mandatory under the VOW to Hire Heroes Act in 2011 to help service members adjust to civilian life.

VAntage Point