• Face of InnoVAtion: David K. Dunning

    Face of InnoVAtion is a regular series focusing on VA employees working to change and save Veteran lives. This month, meet David Dunning.

  • Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and VA partner for Final Salute: The Last Mile

    Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and VA partner to honor unclaimed deceased Veterans to their final resting place in Florida National Cemetery.

  • Playing harmonica is therapy for Veterans with COPD

    It’s called Harmonicas for Health and it’s helping Veterans breathe easier. The type of breathing used to play the harmonica is similar to the breathing exercises used in therapy for COPD.

  • Happy Birthday Hercules!

    Hercules, the resident therapy dog at the James A. Haley VA in Tampa, makes a huge impact on his handler, Marine Veteran Robert Lynch, all the Veterans he meets and VA staff, enhancing the experience for everyone. Hercules will turn 3 this month and there will be a celebration.

  • New VA Clinic to serve Veterans in East Pasco County, Florida

    The new Zephyrhills, Florida CBOC will be located less than a mile from the existing one, and will provide Primary Care, expanded Mental Health services, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Women’s Health, Telehealth, and a anticoagulation pharmacy, with many additional exam rooms in the 14,000 square foot facility.

  • Helping Vets deal with chronic pain without opioids

    Here’s a special VA program that offers Veterans with chronic pain an alternative to the use of drugs such as opioids. It’s virtual reality with a headset or scenic settings on a large screen.

  • VA working to treat polytrauma and TBI Veterans who suffer headaches

    While treatment for headaches is available at all VA medical centers, seven hospitals are specifically working to help polytrauma and TBI Veterans.

  • Watch as Tampa’s VA team practices for natural disaster assistance

    While the victims weren’t real, the training received during Exercise Patriot South 2018 was as real as it gets.

  • Creative Forces joins with VA to bring healing arts to Veterans

    Creative Forces is bringing the restorative power of art to active duty patients and Veterans diagnosed with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorders, as well as their families and caregivers.

  • Quadriplegic Veteran travels through Hurricane Irma to serve his fellow Veterans

    If you’re looking for the definition of dedication, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital pharmacy technician Tim Myers might be a pretty good example of one.

  • In aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Tampa VA reaches out to Veterans, community

    VA staff from the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida, are in the community reaching out to Veterans following Hurricane Irma

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