Summarization of events written by the Veteran X Team.
What is the Mission Statement of the veterans administration?
As stated on the VA.gov website: The mission of the VA is “To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
The VA carries out 4 mission categories.
The first mission- Veterans Health Care
Va.gov defines the VA’s Veterans Health Administration as the largest integrated health care network in the United States, with over 1,000 health care facilities serving up to 9 million Veterans each year.
The second mission- Veterans Benefits?
Veterans are eligible to earn a range of benefits to help them transition back to civilian life, which they fought to defend. Through the Veterans Benefits Administration, VA helps servicemembers transition out of military service, and assists with education, home loans, life insurance, and much more.
The 3rd misssion- The National Cemetery Administration?
The job of the NCA is to make sure those who served are never forgotten. Providing dignified burials for Veterans and eligible family members by maintaining more than 150 cemeteries as national shrines and provides digital memorialization at the Veterans Legacy Memorial to commemorate their service and sacrifice for our great nation.
The Veteran Administrations 4th Mission is-
To improve the Nation’s preparedness for response to war, terrorism, national emergencies, and natural disasters by developing plans to ensure continued service to veterans, also providing support national, state, and local emergency management, public health, safety and homeland security.
What is the Vision of the VA?
Give veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned and fought for— Holding to the highest standards by giveing the compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability.
What are the Core Values of the VA?
Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.
Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA’s mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.
Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.
Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.
Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.”
Sourced from: https://www.va.gov/about_va/
Information vetted by the Veteran X Team