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Marine Veteran is VA’s male volunteer of the year

Marine Corps Veteran David Miller has been volunteering at VA for over 25 years and has been named the 2017 National Male Volunteer of the Year.


For Veterans with Parkinson’s disease: The benefits of yoga

Yoga is very popular and is cited as a favorite non-medical therapy by many people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). People are often fearful of …


Retired Naval officer ready for competition at National Veterans Golden Age Games

Thomas Linenberger joined the Navy in 1965. After reaching the pinnacle of the enlisted ranks, he applied for the warrant officer program, and was later …


VA remembers Oklahoma City

The Oklahoma City bombing took place 22 years ago today, at approximately 9:02 am. According to the FBI, domestic terrorists responsible for the bombing …


VA helps Vietnam Veteran get his life back

Dale Herb’s life came to a grinding halt about a year ago when he lost the use of his legs and couldn’t leave his home. Today, thanks to a little help …


Faces of Innovation: From finalist in ‘Diffusion of Excellence’ to national implementation

Diffusion of Excellence Initiative empowers employees to share innovations and drive a supportive culture of continuous improvement.


Healthy change leads Air Force Veteran to competition at Golden Age Games

Five years ago, Jacque Gresham knew nothing about the National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG). But the life changes she made then, marked the beginning …


Beekeeping class draws Veterans

An introduction to beekeeping seminar brought Veterans, employees and the local community together recently at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center. The class …


VA’s new online tool helps Veterans make informed health care decisions

VA's new online tool allows Veterans, caregivers and the public to access the most transparent and easy-to-understand wait time and quality of care …


Mississippi couple prepare for National Veterans Golden Age Games

Hundreds of Veterans from across the country will converge in Biloxi, Mississippi, May 7-11, for the 31st National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG). …


Caring for those who care – VA Caregiver Support Program values your commitment

VA's Caregiver Program can be a life raft during the transition period. The program aims to support caregivers who in turn support Veterans in ways VA cannot.


Veteran volunteer to celebrate 100th birthday

We make a living by what we do, but PFC Vincent Savarino has been making a life by what he has given to his comrades for over 31 years at the VA Medical …