Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
HQ: Washington, D.C.
Other locations: 160 hospitals and 850 clinics nationwide, 58 benefits regional offices
Subcomponents: All Other Components (VA); Veterans Benefits Administration (VA); National Cemetery Administration (VA); Veterans Health Administration (VA)
Mission: To administer programs involving health care, pensions, benefits, and employment to aid U.S. veterans and their families. The Department of Veterans Affairs also operates the veterans’ hospital system and national cemeteries.