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VA to Unveil New Website on Vets Benefits Application; Tom Allin Comments

digital governmentThe Department of Veterans Affairs is set to introduce a new web portal designed to help veterans apply for benefits, Federal News Radio reported Friday.

Emily Kopp writes Vets.gov is designed to extract data from the VA’s other online portals and serve as a one-stop shop for veterans benefits.

The site is scheduled to start operations on Nov. 11 and have full content in September 2016, according to the report.

“Veterans can go in, check on a claim, add a dependent, sign up for an education benefit, change their addressget all that done on Vets.gov,” Tom Allin, the VA’s chief veterans experience officer, told industry-government group ACT-IAC in a speech.

“We want a unified experience in terms of Web, phone, chat, email where a veteran can get what they want to get done the first time,” Allin said.

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