Increased accessibility at VA or in-network community urgent care clinics
VA has good news for Veterans who need same-day urgent care for a minor illness or injury during the coronavirus pandemic: VA and its in-network community urgent care clinics are rapidly adapting their care practices to include video and phone options to ensure Veterans have access to their providers, while reducing potential exposure.
May 14, 1 p.m. ET - Lunch N Learn: Exclusive look at new Veterans Legacy Memorial features, How to access VA Telehealth, and The Independence Fund Resources JOIN
May 14, 3 p.m. ET – COVID-19 Military Support Initiative by the Association of Defense Communities and Blue Star Families with Veterans Benefits Administration, Wounded Warrior Project, American Legion, and VFW REGISTER
May 20, 3 p.m. ET - Survivors Together: Live Q&A Chat for Survivors on RallyPoint with Office of Survivor Assistance, National Cemetery Administration, and Community Partners ASK A QUESTION
May 20, 2 p.m. ET - How to access VA Whole Health resources with Elizabeth Dole Foundation, Phillips, and VA REGISTER
May 25 - Wear Blue Virtual Run to Remember with Team RWB -SIGN UP
May 28, 1 p.m. ET - Lunch N Learn: Memorial Affairs Overview and Spiritual Resilience (VA Chaplain Service)JOIN
May 28, 2 p.m. ET - Promoting Veteran Mental Health with VA, Boulder Crest Institute, and Cohen Veterans NetworkJOIN Audio: 1-800-767-1750, access code 52655#
VA partnering with Carry The Load to Honor Fallen Heroes
Carry the Load provides active ways for Americans to honor and remember the sacrifices made by our nation's fallen heroes during a 15,000-mile trek, which stops at 30 VA National Cemeteries. This year the National Relay will be virtual and all are welcomed to register and join in.
This Memorial Day, Together We Served is inviting any Veteran or Family Member to create a Remembrance Military Service Plaque, at no charge, to remember an Active Serving or Veteran Soldier, Sailor, Marine, Airman or Coastguardsman who is now Deceased. TWS also provides Veterans a free on-year premium membership.
Borne the Battle Podcast -Best Selling Author Michael Hopf
Marine and Gulf War Veteran G. Michael Hopf is a former commercial diver turned private security contractor to now Amazon best-selling post-apocalyptic author. Using his journey as an example, he encourages hopeful writers to take their first steps on their own literary expedition.
CARES Act Extends VA Home Loan Pre-Foreclosure Options
On March 27, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, into law to help Americans economically impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to help homeowners avoid home foreclosure, including VA Home Loans.