• Setting the “pace” with leadless pacemaker

    Coast Guard Veteran the first patient in the state of Texas to receive a new leadless pacemaker implant designed to regulate his heart.

  • Natchez National Cemetery employee’s military training saves stranger’s life

    When he saw a man laying unconscious, Natchez National Cemetery maintenance worker Rickey Allen took action.

  • Why I get my health care at VA: Coast Guard Veteran Chris

    After a plane crash lead to his paralysis, VA introduced Chris to adaptive skiing. One run down the mountain gave him his life back.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Coast Guard Veteran William R. Flores

    During National Hispanic Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Coast Guard Veteran William R. Flores, who saved lives during a ship collision.

  • Eight unclaimed Veterans laid to rest with honors in Texas

    Six Army Veterans, one Navy Veteran and one Coast Guard Veteran whose remains were never claimed by family or friends received a proper burial at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery May 7.

  • VA chaplains virtually connect Veterans in ICU

    Veterans in intensive care use iPads to see loved ones. VA chaplains facilitate these meaningful interactions using VA Video Connect. Their iPads are provided in collaboration with Apple.

  • #DesertStorm30: Protecting the seas

    Dan Zedan chokes up as he remembers saying goodbye to […]

  • Biloxi VA honors civil rights-era Veteran

    He arrested four men for the murder of a Black mother of 10 children. Only one was convicted…of manslaughter, serving three years in prison. He continued to pursue the case and was fired.

  • Peer support specialists help Veterans in crisis

    Meet two strong ladies, Veteran Peer Support Specialists who are in recovery from mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders as they help other Veterans to successfully engage in treatment.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Coast Guard Veteran Nicholas Martinez

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Coast Guard Veteran Nicholas Martinez, who served as a corpsman and now works as a personal care assistant.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Coast Guard Veteran Olivia Hooker

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Coast Guard Veteran Olivia Hooker. Olivia served from 1945-1946 and was one of the last surviving members of Tulsa Race Riots.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force and Coast Guard Veteran Art Sloane

    Art Sloane passed away on Monday at the age of 83. He will forever be remembered as a tireless supporter and advocate for Veterans.

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