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Manage your benefits and healthcare at VA.gov.  You can also learn how to apply for a Veterans ID Card

My HealtheVet is your tool for access to your healthcare records and helps you partner with your health care team. It provides you opportunities and tools to make informed decisions. Enroll in My HealtheVet.

The VA/DoD eBenefits portal is a central location for Veterans, Service Members, Wounded Warriors, their family members, and their authorized caregivers to research, find, access, and manage their benefits and personal information. Visit eBenefits Self Service portal to learn more about registering for access.

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Native American Stand Down

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Categories: Benefits, Native American Veterans, VA Benefits, VA Health, Veterans Organizations

The North Dakota Native American Veterans are hosting a stand down at the Sky Dancer Casino and Resort on June 10-11, 2024. 


VA to grant 1 millionth benefit claim for Veterans and their survivors under the PACT Act

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Categories: Benefits, Health, PACT Act, VA Benefits, VA Health

From these PACT Act-related claims, VA has delivered more than $5.7 billion in earned benefits to these Veterans and survivors


Layin' It on the Line: A look at veterans benefits for those over 65

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Categories: Benefits, Burial Benefits, Compensation, Health, Pension, VA Benefits

Lyle Boss, Ogden, UT, wrote this article on May 15 to look at benefits that are available for veterans over the age of 65.


A Guide to the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System

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Categories: Benefits, Pension, Resources, VA Benefits

This is a guide to the Blended Retirement System that was introduced in 2016. 


Veteran Aid Loan

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Categories: Financial, Resources, VA Benefits

The Veteran Aid Loan is available to veterans and current or former members of the national guard and reserves.


VA expands burial benefits for Veterans and their families

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VA, VFW, VVA to host PACT Act broadcast on Facebook Live

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Bob Woodruff Foundation to host educational webinar on PACT Act

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Categories: Agent Orange, PACT Act, VA Benefits

Join the Bob Woodruff Foundation on April 5 at 3 p.m. EST for an online panel discussion. Experts from VA and the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) will discuss the historic expansion of benefits and health care provisions in the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act. The new law is intended to help Veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange and other toxic substances during their time in service.

During the webinar, panelists will discuss the origins of the PACT Act, benefits for those impacted, and how to seek care from and apply for VA benefits. The Bob Woodruff Foundation’s Chief Program Officer Dr. Meg Harrell will moderate this impactful discussion.


Fargo Veterans Affairs to Host PACT Act Claims Clinic

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Rescheduled to March 29 from 4-6 pm!


Good news for Veterans and caregivers

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VA extending eligibility and benefits for Legacy Participants and Legacy Applicants


Big Increase in VA Compensation Pay | Free 3-Day Bahamas Cruise | 15% Off Crafts, Arts Supplies

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Fargo VA HealthCare System will be hosting a PACT Act Town Hall

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When: Monday, December 12, 2022 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: In person at the Fargo VA Health Care System, 3rd Floor Auditorium or via Teams


VA opens health care eligibility for Vietnam, Gulf War, post-9/11 Veterans under PACT Act

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VA establishes presumptive service connection for rare respiratory cancers for certain Veterans

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Categories: Gulf War Syndrome, Health, VA Benefits, VA Health

WASHINGTON — As part of President Biden’s Unity Agenda commitment to support the nation’s Veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs is adding nine rare respiratory cancers to the list of presumed service-connected disabilities due to military environmental exposures to fine particulate matter.


Veterans can request appeal of VA caregiver program denials

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VA Undersecretary for Benefits to Host 5 Tele Town Halls in December

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Five Nationwide Tele Town Halls Scheduled for December 2020

  • December 8, 2020 at 4pm CST/3pm MT- Housing & Homeless
  • December 10, 2020at 4pm CST/3pm MT-Survivor & Spousal Benefits
  • December 15, 2020  at 4pm CST/3pm MT-Veterans Healthcare & COVID Vaccine
  • December 17, 2020 at 4pm CST/3pm MT-Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
  • December 22, 2020 at 4pm CST/3pm MT-Veterans in Crisis Suicicde Prevention

Hosted by Under Secretary for Benefits, Dr. Paul R. Lawrence and Subject Matter Experts

833-380-0417 (call in)


Veterans Benefits Administration Undersecretary to host a Tele-Town Hall in North Dakota

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VA Under Secretary for Benefits Administration, Dr. Paul Lawrence, will host a Tele-Town Hall in North Dakota on September 15, 2020. The Tele-Town Hall will begin at 3:00 PM MT/4:00PM CST. The Tele-Town Hall will be open to all ND Veterans and is scheduled to last up to 1 hour.

Veterans and dependents can listen in on the VBA updates provided by the Under Secretary and will be allowed to ask questions. 

To Join the Tele-Town call Dial 833-380-0417 (suggested to call in 10 minutes before meeting begins.

 


Fargo VA plans Veterans Town Hall March 15 2018

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Fargo VA Medical Center plans Veterans Town Hall, March 15
FARGO, N.D. (March 7, 2018) – The Fargo Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System (HCS) and Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) will hold a Veterans Town Hall and Claims Clinic on March 15 in the Fargo VA Medical Center’s (2101 Elm St. N., Fargo) third floor auditorium.
The Town Hall, free and open to both Veterans and the public, will be hosted by the Fargo VA HCS Director, Lavonne Liversage, and the Director of the VBA’s Dakotas Regional Office, Shawn Bohn.
 

New Online Tool Will Provide Veterans With Customized Instructions for Discharge Upgrade Process

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WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense (DOD), through a joint initiative with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has launched a new web-based tool that will provide customized guidance to Veterans who desire to upgrade or change the conditions of their military discharge.

By answering a few short questions, Veterans will receive information on the specific armed services board to contact, the form/s to fill out, special guidance applicable to their case, where to send their application and helpful tips for appealing their discharge.


VA Announces Rollout and Application Process for New Veterans ID Card

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WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card (VIC) is now available for Veterans — yet another action honoring their service.


VA shares the VA Benefit Payment Schedule

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Dear VA Beneficiary,

We want to provide you with some important information about your VA benefit payments.

VA education, compensation, pension, and survivor’s benefits are paid on a monthly basis. Normally, benefits for a particular month are paid the first business day of the following month. When the first business day of the month falls on a non-business day or a holiday, VA benefits will be paid on the last business day prior to the first of the month.

Provided below is the payment schedule for upcoming VA benefit payment disbursements:


Fargo VA to host veteran orientation class Aug. 30

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Fargo VA to host veteran orientation class Aug. 30

 

FARGO, N.D. (Aug. 22, 2017) – The Fargo VA Medical Center, 2101 Elm St., will host a veteran orientation class from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30.

 

The free orientation is open to all veterans. Veterans are also encouraged to bring a guest to the orientation, such as a fellow veteran or family member.

 


Social Security and Veterans Affairs Partnership Means Faster Disability Decisions for Veterans

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Today, the Social Security Administration announces the launch of a new Health IT initiative with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that enables all Social Security disability case processing sites to receive medical records electronically from all VA facilities. Veterans will receive a faster decision on their Social Security disability claim, speeding them and their dependents through this new process. Both agencies will save time and money with an automatic request through the eHealth Exchange.


VA Awards $7.8 Million in Adaptive Sport Grants to Aid Disabled Veterans

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WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald today announced the awarding of up to $7.8 million in grants for adaptive sports programs for disabled Veterans and disabled Servicemembers of the Armed Forces. The grant recipients may use these funds for planning, developing, managing and implementing these adaptive sports programs.


VA Health Care System, Veterans Benefits Administration to hold Veterans Town Hall, Claims Clinic June 3 in Dickinson

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The Fargo VA Health Care System and Veterans Benefits Administration will hold a Veterans Town Hall and Claims Clinic at Dickinson City Hall in Dickinson, North Dakota, June 3.
The Town Hall, open to both Veterans and the general public, will be hosted by the Fargo VA HCS Director, Lavonne Liversage, and the Director of the VBA’s Dakotas Regional Office, Shawn Bohn.

VA Identifies Additional Beneficiaries in Need of Fiduciary Assistance

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WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that an information technology system that it deployed in 2014 and enhanced in 2015, the Beneficiary Fiduciary Field System, allowed it to identify claim processing errors affecting approximately 14,000 Veterans and survivors.  These Veterans’ and survivors’ claims were initially filed over many years, with some going back as far as 2000.  The errors concern cases in which VA had proposed that due to disability or age the beneficiary was unable to manage his or her VA benefits without assistance, but did not complete the a


VA Plans to Propose Expanded Disability Benefits Eligibility for Veterans Exposed to Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune

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VA Plans to Propose Expanded Disability Benefits Eligibility for Veterans Exposed to

Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that it plans to propose expanded disability compensation eligibility for Veterans exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.


VA update on Marriage Benefits: Application for Same-Sex Spousal Benefits

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Application for Same-Sex Spousal Benefits

Background

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court held in Obergefell v. Hodges that the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex and to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state.  Accordingly, VA now recognizes all same-sex marriages without regard to a Veteran’s state of residence. 


VA Makes Specially Adaptive Housing Grant Eligibility Automatic for Veterans and Servicemembers Living with ALS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2014

WASHINGTON- Veterans and active-duty military personnel with service-connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, are now presumed medically eligible for grants up to almost $68,000 to adapt their homes, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today.


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