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VA Rolls Out Online Tool for Veterans’ Benefits; Mark Farrell Comments

digital governmentThe Department of Veterans Affairs has introduced an online portal that seeks to help veterans access information and apply for education and disability benefits, Fedscoop reported Wednesday.

Billy Mitchell writes VA unveiled the beta version of Vets.gov on Veterans Day with a search tool for benefits facilities and a comparison function for benefits under the post-9/11 GI Bill program.

Mark Farrell, a spokesman for VA, told Fedscoop the department’s digital service team will work to equip the website with new tools on a weekly basis.

“The ultimate goal for Vets.gov is to become the single, one-stop shop for information and self-service for veterans and those that care for them,” Farrell said.

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