• #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Rafael Celestino Benitez

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Rafael Celestino Benitez. Benitez served as a submariner during World War II and the Cold War.

  • Agustín Ramos Calero: The Borinqueneers’ “One Man Army”

    Agustín Ramos Calero is the most decorated Hispanic Veteran of World War II and was a member of the Borinqueneers.

  • Morovis National Cemetery inters first Veterans

    In Puerto Rico, it is rare for a burial to be a lonely affair. Family ties run deep, and families of the deceased will gather from near and far for wakes and to accompany their loved one to their final resting place.

    So it was on July 12 at Morovis National Cemetery, when the first two of what will be tens of thousands of future Veteran interments took place under the warm Puerto Rican sun.

  • Biloxi VA nurses support Puerto Rican relief effort

    Registered Nurses Betzi Solla, Lucy Martin and Marguerita Pena-Agressott spent two weeks in Puerto Rico, volunteering through the Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System (DEMPS) program.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Carmen Gloria Peréz

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Carmen Gloria Pérez, who served as a finance specialist at several posts from 1991 to 1997.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army and Air Force Veteran Jesus Molina

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army and Air National Guard Veteran Jesus Molina, who served in a tank company during the Korean War.

  • Physicians: Help meet the needs of Veterans in Puerto Rico

    Eight months have passed since Hurricane Maria made landfall in […]

  • The power of a phone call: VA telehealth emergency response team reaches out to Puerto Rico’s Veterans

    For weeks after hurricanes Irma and Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico, Dr. Sarai Ambert-Pompey struggled to reach two of her family members — an uncle who is a Veteran and an aunt who had been sick.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Jason Maddy

    Jason Maddy attended Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia and served a total of 14 years on active duty and with the National Guard.

  • Hurricane Maria: VA’s ongoing support for Veterans in Puerto Rico

    A month and a half after the devastation of Hurricane […]

  • Three Veterans face the full force of Hurricane Maria to retrieve life-saving medical supplies

    Sept. 20 was no ordinary morning as Hurricane Maria’s 155-mph winds and rain were lashing the island.

  • VA now hiring Medical Director in Puerto Rico

    At VA, we strive to do all we can to […]

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