The department of Veteran Affairs
what does the department do ?
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status.
President Barack Obama has requested an appropriation of $168.8 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs in the 2016 Budget.
Among VA operations are 1,203 outpatient sites, 144 hospitals and 300 Vet Centers.
The VA served 5.8 million people in 2014, according to a VA summary of expenditures by state.