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  • Vietnam Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony2014-03-21 12:34:36
  • Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs Joins Stand By Me in the MyFreeTaxes Campaign2014-02-21 11:47:31
  • Delaware Launches New Online Application for Donations to Veterans ProgramsThe Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs has launched a new online application for making donations to programs that serve veterans. Donors can easily make online contributions to the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund and the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.2013-11-14 15:04:00
  • State of Delaware Gets New World War II MemorialMonument to be dedicated on the grounds of Legislative Hall. Dedication November 9, 2013 at 12:00 PM. 2013-11-08 11:45:47
  • Veterans Day Ceremony, Memorial Bridge Plaza, November 11, 2013The Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs and American Legion, Department of Delaware, will host the Veterans Day Ceremonies on Monday, November 11, 2013. 2013-11-01 10:41:10
  • VA Resuming Normal Operations as Government Shutdown Ends Department of Veterans Affairs is working to resume normal operations as quickly as possible. Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) regional offices are re-opening their doors and resuming public contact services for Veterans.2013-10-18 08:20:19
  • Veterans Field Guide To Government ShutdownDetailed information on VA services and facilities that will and will not be available during the shutdown.2013-10-01 10:32:39
  • Governor Signs Bills to Support Delaware VeteransJoined by representatives from various veterans organizations, state officials and members of the Delaware General Assembly, Governor Markell signed House Bill 85 and House Bill 140, establishing the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund and adding it to the list of programs that may receive contributions from personal income tax filings.2013-09-17 16:11:43
  • Delaware Veterans Services Online Directory Wins National AwardThe new Delaware Veterans Services Directory (VSD) has won recognition from a national eGovernment research institute for its innovative approach to providing services to an important segment of Delaware’s population. The directory, which serves the more than 79,000 Delaware veterans and their families, was named a winner of a 2013 Digital Government Achievement Award in the Government-to-Business category by the Center for Digital Government.2013-09-13 11:32:53
  • Governor Launches Delaware Cyber Aces ProgramAddressing the increased demand for IT and cyber security professionals in Delaware and across the country, Governor Jack Markell launched the Delaware Cyber Aces program, an online, cyber security education and training program.2013-09-10 14:11:21
  • Home of the Brave FoundationThe Home of the Brave Foundation, Inc. is in contract negotiations with God’s Way to Recovery to lease a property which will be used by The Home of the Brave to establish a female veteran’s transitional living facility. The God’s Way to Recovery property located at 9 Causey Avenue in Milford, Delaware was used by God’s Way to Recovery as a homeless male transitional living facility. Once negotiations are completed the goal is to sign a lease in the fall of 2013 and welcome the first homeless female veteran in the winter of 2013/2014. Fundraising efforts are underway to ensure this pilot program is successfully launched.2013-08-16 15:15:28
  • VA Reaches Out to Veterans About the Health Care LawThe Department of Veterans Affairs has launched an awareness campaign and a new website, www.va.gov/aca, to let Veterans know what the Affordable Care Act means for them and their families. Veterans receiving health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs will see no change in their benefits or out-of-pocket costs when portions of the Affordable Care Act take effect next year.2013-08-06 15:12:18
  • VA Grants up to One Year of Retroactive Disability Compensation for Original Fully Developed Claims Veterans who file their very first (original) disability compensation claim as an FDC from Aug. 6, 2013 through Aug. 5, 2015 may be authorized up to a year of retroactive benefits if eligibility for compensation is established.2013-08-01 15:25:11
  • Delaware Proclaimed as a Purple Heart StateThe 147th General Assembly passes House Joint Resolution No. 8, proclaiming Delaware as a Purple Heart State.2013-07-03 16:40:15
  • VA Starts Campaign to Raise PTSD AwarenessIn observance of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) awareness month, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD invites the public to participate in its “Take the Step” campaign.2013-06-25 13:13:42