Free Lifetime Pass to National Parks, Other Public Lands
New pass provides free lifetime access and waived recreation fees for Veterans Click Here
Leashes of Valor
Leashes of Valor (LOV) is a nonprofit organization that supports Veterans by pairing them with service dogs from local shelters. Based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, the 501(c)(3) provides psychiatric service dogs at no cost to post-9/11 Veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and other “unseen” wounds of military service.
VA information here.
VA’s Specially Adapted Housing Grant in Action
Post-9/11 combat Veterans: If you were discharged or released before Oct. 1, 2013, you may be eligible to enroll in VA health care during a special enrollment period ending Sept. 30, 2023. Learn more and apply today: https://www.VA.gov/PACT
Access MYHEALTHEVET Through New VA Page
Over the past few months, VA has been building a new home for VA health tools to include My HealtheVet. The new My HealtheVet portal on VA.gov will provide a single place for you to manage your healthcare needs in the same location where you manage other VA benefits and services.
This transition began in Spring 2023 and will take approximately 2 years to complete. Veterans will continue to be able to access My HealtheVet directly at https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/home.
If you have not already, we encourage you to sign up for a My HealtheVet Premium account.
My HealtheVet is VA’s private and secure online patient portal for Veterans, active duty service members, and their dependents and caregivers. Its online resources and tools offer you greater control over your health and wellness.
A My HealtheVet Premium account includes mobile access to your personal health information, the ability to send secure messages to your VA care team and other VA staff, and additional resources that empower you to take ownership of your health care and wellness.
There are two types of MyHealtheVet accounts: Basic and Premium. If you are already signed up for MyHealtheVet, check the icon that appears next to your name on the MyHealtheVet website. If you have a if you have a “P” icon next to your name, you already have a Premium account. If you have a “B” icon, you can sign up for a Premium account by following the steps below:
- From the My HealtheVet login page, log in to your Advanced account using a sign-in partner (DS Logon Premium or ID.me).
- Select Upgrade Now.
- Check the box verifying that you are the owner of the My HealtheVet account and select Continue.
- Check the box accepting the My HealtheVet Terms and Conditions and select Continue.
If you do not have a MyhealtheVet account, register here .
For technical assistance, call the My HealtheVet Help Desk toll-free at 877-327-0022 or 800-877-8339 (TTY) Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Central time.
Resort and Hotel Deals from Armed Forces Vacation Club
Find your next vacation destination from Armed Forces Vacation Club, a free membership one-stop shop for all your vacation needs with exclusive discounts on resorts, hotels, and more. LEARN More
Community Care: Who is Eligible and How You Can Access It
As an eligible Veteran receiving VA health care, you can access private providers, if your VA facility doesn’t offer a specific service or if you can’t get an appointment in a timely manner. LEARN MORE