• VA pays tribute to Dr. Gary Cohen: `It is like losing a family member’

    Dr. Cohen left his mark on the specialty care clinic staff and on the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center as a whole.

  • Hines VA to host PRIDE events in June, honor Special Emphasis Program’s 10th year

    The Edward Hines, Jr. VA will be hosting a series of virtual and in-person PRIDE events in June to mark ten years of its LGBT/A (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Allies) Special Emphasis Program (SEP).

  • The Veterans Canteen Service is turning 75

    VCS provides merchandise and services essential to the comfort and well-being of VA’s Veterans, their families, and those who provide for their care in VA facilities.

  • Masking guidance for employees, contractors and visitors in non-health care settings

    Masking requirements remain in place for both fully vaccinated and unvaccinated employees and visitors to VHA buildings providing health care.

  • VA seeks deputy executive directors at 16 sites

    Are you looking to make a meaningful impact on the lives of Veterans? We’re hiring deputy executive directors to help lead medical care delivery for our nation’s heroes at more than a dozen medical facilities.

  • Nike donates shoes to VA health care workers during COVID-19 pandemic

    VA nurses recently received an unexpected gift, thanks to Nike. The multinational footwear and apparel manufacturer donated nearly 3,800 pairs of Air Zoom Pulse shoes to VHA nurses on the frontlines battling COVID-19.

  • ShopVCS Veterans Week Sale is happening now!

    For a limited time at ShopVCS.com, just about everything over $20 is on sale for savings up to 55% off. It's the Veterans Week Sale, in honor of every uniformed service member who served in every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard… no matter your service background, this sale is in honor of you.

  • VA launches new electronic health record system, reaching milestone in Veteran care

    In a landmark event for Veteran health care, VA began using its new electronic health record (EHR) system at select facilities in the Pacific Northwest and Las Vegas on Oct. 24.

  • New Veteran electronic health record system completes transfer of patient data

    Veterans at select sites in the Pacific Northwest are one step closer to the rollout of VA's new electronic health record (EHR) system later this month, following the successful and secure transfer of patient data Oct. 1.

  • Unexpected Marine reunion inside Milwaukee VA Emergency Department

    When Max Zaruba sliced his finger in a freak accident, he wasn't expecting a Marine reunion inside the Milwaukee VA until he saw his old buddy from Iraq.

  • Texas Veteran celebrates 96th birthday with drive-by parade

    John Palko has seen a lot in his lifetime. He experienced war and injuries that he was awarded the Purple Heart for, in addition to becoming a prisoner of war (POW) during World War II--all before his 21st birthday. Now, this U.S. Army Veteran shares his stories during his 96th birthday drive-by celebration. 

  • 20 (more!) little known facts about VA medical centers

    Learn about the history of VA's medical centers, where 9 million Veterans from across the nation receive their health care.

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