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President Donald J. Trump Achievements

The Trump Administration announced that the Department of Veteran Affairs has successfully reduced prescription opioid use in patients within the VA health care system by 64%.

Veterans
07.30.20

The Administration allocated $400 million in coronavirus funding to enhance the VA’s emergency relief response for homeless Veterans or those at risk of homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic.

Veterans
07.16.20

The Trump administration signed the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights, fulfilling the President’s promise to support military families.

Veterans
02.25.20

9.1 million veterans are employed.

Veterans
11.08.19

In 2019, President Trump signed a memorandum that eliminated 100% of student loan debt for permanently disabled veterans.

Veterans
08.22.19

The number of unemployed veterans was reduced by 40% under President Trump.

Veterans
08.21.19

Taking care of our GREAT VETERANS: Took executive action to prevent Veteran suicide and eliminate student loan debts for disabled Veterans.

Veterans
03.05.19

The Administration secured a record $8.6 billion in funding for mental health services with the goal of ending the tragedy of veteran suicide.

Veterans
03.05.19

The Trump Administration created the PREVENTS initiative, a task force aimed at unifying the efforts of government, businesses, and nonprofit groups to help our veterans.

Veterans
03.05.19

The unemployment rate among veterans reached a record low of 2.8%.

Veterans
01.10.19

President Trump secured $73.1 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs - the highest funding for the VA in history.

Veterans
09.21.18

The remains of 55 American serviceman departed South Korea for the United States, a visible result of President Trump’s promise to bring home American serviceman killed during the Korean War.

Veterans
07.27.18

Signed historic VA Choice legislation and the VA Accountability Act.

Veterans
06.06.18

President Trump Signs Bill to Extend Veterans Choice Health Care Law

Veterans
06.06.18

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump Hosts Gold Star Families for a Memorial Reception at the White House to Pay Tribute to our Fallen Heroes

Veterans
06.04.18

President Trump Signs H.R. 3562, H.R. 4009, and S. 1285 into Law

Veterans
06.01.18

President Trump Signed Legislation to Fully Fund the Popular V.A. Choice Program

Veterans
05.31.18

President Trump Donates his First-Quarter Salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans
05.17.18

Executive Order Enhancing Noncompetitive Civil Service Appointments of Military Spouses.

Veterans
05.09.18

Veteran unemployment recently fell to its lowest rate in nearly 20 years.

Veterans
03.26.18

President Trump Signs Executive Order for Veterans to Receive Care Outside of Veterans Affairs Medical System

Veterans
01.09.18

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Support Veterans During Their Transition from Uniformed Life to Civilian Life

Veterans
01.09.18

Presidential Proclamation Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Veterans
11.10.17

President Trump Signs the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 into Law

Veterans
11.09.17

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as National Veterans and Military Families Month.

Veterans
11.01.17

President Trump Signs the V.A. Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017, Authorizing $2.1 Billion to the Veterans Choice Fund

Veterans
09.12.17

President Trump and Secretary Shulkin Announce Roll-Out of Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) App, Allowing Veterans to Schedule Appointments with V.A.

Veterans
09.03.17

President Trump and Secretary Shulkin Expand V.A. Video Connect, an App That Allows Veterans and Providers to be Connected by Video Across the Country

Veterans
09.03.17

President Trump and Secretary Shulkin Announce Expansion of V.A. Telehealth Services with “Anywhere to Anywhere V.A. Health Care” Initiative

Veterans
09.03.17

President Trump Signs the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 into Law

Veterans
08.23.17

Expanded VA telehealth services, walk-in-clinics, same-day urgent primary and mental healthcare, and launched the promised 24-hour Veteran Hotline.

Veterans
08.03.17

Veterans Affairs Expands Transparency, Becoming the First Agency to Post Information on Adverse Employee Actions

Veterans
07.07.17

New White House Veterans Affairs Hotline Fully Staffed To Serve Veterans 24/7, with Staff Consisting of 90% Veterans

Veterans
06.30.17

Under President Trump, the Department of Veterans Affairs Fires over 500 Employees, Suspends 200, and Demotes 33 in an Effort to Restore Integrity and Accountability

Veterans
06.23.17

President Trump Signed a Bill to Allow the V.A. to Fire Incompetent Employees

Veterans
06.23.17

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin Announces Shift of Veterans’ Electronic Health Records to System Used by the Department of Defense

Veterans
06.05.17

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 12, 2017, as Military Spouse Day.

Veterans
05.12.17

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Improve the Department of Veterans Affairs and Whistleblower Protection

Veterans
04.27.17

Veterans Affairs Increases Transparency and Accountability by Launching a new Online Tool, Providing Veterans Access to Wait Time and Quality of Care Data

Veterans
04.12.17

Veterans Affairs increased transparency and accountability by launching an online “Access and Quality Tool.” This provides veterans a way to access wait time and quality of care data.

Veterans
04.12.17

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin Announces the Expansion of Provisions for Urgent Mental Health Needs to Former Service Members with OTH Administrative Discharges

Veterans
03.08.17