Making America Great Again
President Donald J. Trump Achievements
The Administration announced that the VA is creating a National Women Veterans Oncology System of Excellence, providing women Veterans with cutting edge care and access to lifesaving clinical trials.
President Trump signed the Commander John Schott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019, strengthening the mental health workforce and improving rural access to mental healthcare.
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that 42 states and one U.S. territory signed the PREVENTS state proclamation pledging to prioritize suicide prevention for Veterans and all citizens.
The Trump administration provided $15 million in funding opportunities to support socially disadvantaged veteran farmers and ranchers in an effort to help them successfully own and operate farms.
The Trump administration announced their partnership with OnStar’s emergency services to improve access to current suicide prevention resources for Veterans.
The Trump administration has awarded more than $400 million in grants to end Veteran homelessness.
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%.
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.
The Trump administration signed the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights, fulfilling the President’s promise to support military families.
9.1 million veterans are employed.
In 2019, President Trump signed a memorandum that eliminated 100% of student loan debt for permanently disabled veterans.
The number of unemployed veterans was reduced by 40% under President Trump.
Taking care of our GREAT VETERANS: Took executive action to prevent Veteran suicide and eliminate student loan debts for disabled Veterans.
The Administration secured a record $8.6 billion in funding for mental health services with the goal of ending the tragedy of veteran suicide.
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.
The unemployment rate among veterans reached a record low of 2.8%.
President Trump secured $73.1 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs - the highest funding for the VA in history.
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.
Signed historic VA Choice legislation and the VA Accountability Act.
President Trump Signs Bill to Extend Veterans Choice Health Care Law
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
President Trump Signs H.R. 3562, H.R. 4009, and S. 1285 into Law
President Trump Signed Legislation to Fully Fund the Popular V.A. Choice Program
President Trump Donates his First-Quarter Salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs
Executive Order Enhancing Noncompetitive Civil Service Appointments of Military Spouses.
Veteran unemployment recently fell to its lowest rate in nearly 20 years.
President Trump Signs Executive Order for Veterans to Receive Care Outside of Veterans Affairs Medical System
President Trump Signs Executive Order to Support Veterans During Their Transition from Uniformed Life to Civilian Life
Presidential Proclamation Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.
President Trump Signs the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 into Law
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as National Veterans and Military Families Month.
President Trump Signs the V.A. Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017, Authorizing $2.1 Billion to the Veterans Choice Fund
President Trump and Secretary Shulkin Announce Roll-Out of Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) App, Allowing Veterans to Schedule Appointments with V.A.
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
President Trump and Secretary Shulkin Announce Expansion of V.A. Telehealth Services with “Anywhere to Anywhere V.A. Health Care” Initiative
President Trump Signs the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 into Law
Expanded VA telehealth services, walk-in-clinics, same-day urgent primary and mental healthcare, and launched the promised 24-hour Veteran Hotline.
Veterans Affairs Expands Transparency, Becoming the First Agency to Post Information on Adverse Employee Actions
New White House Veterans Affairs Hotline Fully Staffed To Serve Veterans 24/7, with Staff Consisting of 90% Veterans
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
President Trump Signed a Bill to Allow the V.A. to Fire Incompetent Employees
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin Announces Shift of Veterans’ Electronic Health Records to System Used by the Department of Defense
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 12, 2017, as Military Spouse Day.
President Trump signed an executive order to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs and Whistleblower Protection.
Veterans Affairs Increases Transparency and Accountability by Launching a new Online Tool, Providing Veterans Access to Wait Time and Quality of Care Data
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 Affairs Secretary David Shulkin Announces the Expansion of Provisions for Urgent Mental Health Needs to Former Service Members with OTH Administrative Discharges