The President and the Veterans Affairs Secretary issued $164 billion Veterans Affairs budget.
Related Information: Care and Benefits for Veterans Strengthened by $164 Billion VA Budget - Continuing the transformation of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) into a 21st century organization, the President has proposed a $163.9 billion budget, a 6.5 percent increase over Fiscal Year 2014, that will support VA’s goals to expand access to health care and other benefits, eliminate the disability claims backlog, and end homelessness among Veterans. The budget includes $68.4 billion in discretionary spending, largely for healthcare, and $95.6 billion for mandatory programs – mostly disability compensation and pensions for Veterans.
New Hope For Gulf War Veterans Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield 23 Years later.
Veterans Affairs under orders from Congress came up with a plan on how to do deal with the record nearly 300,000 appeal that are choking Veterans Affairs.