White House VA Hotline Now Fully Staffed and Operational Around the Clock to Serve Nation’s Veterans
WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the White House VA Hotline, first launched in June as part of President Donald J. Trump’s commitment to reforming VA, is now fully staffed with live agents working to serve Veterans 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.
VA Welcome Kit Now Available Online
Michigan Veterans can now access the VA Welcome Kit online.
Combat Veteran Health Care Benefits Available
Returning Servicemembers (OEF/OIF/OND) are Eligible for Health Care Benefits Under the “Combat Veteran” Authority through the Department of Veteran Affairs.
NMC Veterans Rank Third in U.S.
Northwestern Michigan College has risen to the rank of third-best community college in the nation for its service to veterans, according to Military Times magazine.
TRICARE Health Program
On Jan. 1, 2018, there are a number of changes coming to your TRICARE benefit. This includes a change to the current TRICARE regions. The current three regions (North, South and West) will become two regions (East and West).
More Options for Veterans in Claims Disagreements
The VA plans to launch a program aimed to provide veterans more options in claims disagreements. The new program will provide veterans with the earliest possible resolution of the disagreement.
New Online Benefit for Vets
The military exchanges are increasing stock and preparing their websites' capacity as they gear up for the launch of the Veterans Online Shopping Benefit on November 11th.
Veteran Payout Raise
Military veterans could expect to receive a payout increase of 2 percent later this year. This will be one of the biggest gains in at least six years!
Expanded GI Educational Benefits Bill
An expanded GI educational benefits bill has been sent to President Donald Trump's desk to sign. This bill will restore benefits to veterans impacted by school closures since 2015, and more!