The modern Veterans Administration was created through President Herbert Hoover's executive order on July 21, 1930, in which he elevated the previously established Veteran's Bureau to a federal administration. In 1988, P... More »

As of February 2015, the listing for the central offices of the Department of Veterans Affairs is 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20420. All of the major organizations that support the operations of the VA are c... More » Government & Politics Military

The Veterans Affairs' IRIS stands for Inquiry Routing and Information System. Veterans use the system to locate information about services offered by the department. More » Government & Politics Military

President Herbert Hoover created the Veterans Administration in 1930 when he signed an executive order transferring the Veterans Bureau to the new organization. Brig. Gen. Frank T. Hines was the first VA administrator an... More » Government & Politics Social Services

President Herbert Hoover's domestic policies included tax reform, public works expansion, loans for industries and businesses and a call to leaders of industry and government to assist in economic recovery. He actively o... More »

On July 21, 1969, at 02:56 UTC, Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the lunar surface. Definitive proof of this event is available from multiple sources, including hundreds of independent observatories, ... More »

The Veterans Administration offers a wide range of benefits, such as disability compensation, college tuition payments and life insurance. The range of benefits available depends on a veteran's time in service and whethe... More » Government & Politics Military