First time home buyer using a VA Loan...?

My Husband comes home from Iraq in a month, and we are going to buy a house as soon as he gets home. I've heard that a VA loan takes a while to process and what not. So my question is, how long does it take from when he gets home, until he gets his VA papers, and then after we find a home, how long does it take... show more My Husband comes home from Iraq in a month, and we are going to buy a house as soon as he gets home. I've heard that a VA loan takes a while to process and what not. So my question is, how long does it take from when he gets home, until he gets his VA papers, and then after we find a home, how long does it take to complete the whole process with a VA loan?

Also, we have about 10K saved, and had planned on using it for a down payment. Should we use it all for a down payment? or use just some and save the rest? Or save all of it and not put any down?
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