Help Veterans Link to Care

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Veterans Day has come and gone, but the health care needs of active duty personnel and veterans never leave. All nurses—no matter where they work--can do their part to help veterans access the care they need by becoming more aware of the government-sponsored health services that are available, and then passing that information to veterans and their families.

  • Check out the American Nurses Association's (ANA) House of Delegates resolution, “Health Care for Veterans and Their Families.”

  • Learn about the range of services offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), facility locations, and eligibility requirements. Go to

  • For information about health care services provided to active duty and retired military personnel, go to This Web site also includes resources aimed at helping wounded soldiers and their families as they move toward recovery.