The department of Veteran Affairs

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what does the department do ?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsible for providing vital services to America's veterans. VA provides health care services, benefits programs and access to national cemeteries to former military personnel and their dependants.

The founding

July 21, 1930

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status.

In charge

General Shinseki resigned as Secretary of Veterans Affairs on May 30, 2014, making deputy secretary Sloan Gibson the acting secretary. On June 29, 2014, President Obama nominated former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert A. McDonald to serve as VA secretary. The United States Senate confirmed McDonald on July 29, 2014.

Duties

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsible for providing vital services to America's veterans. VA provides health care services, benefits programs and access to national cemeteries to former military personnel and their dependants.

The logo

This is the department seal

pictures

the building in Washington