VA Photos of the Week – June 28, 2019

The best images from across the Department of Veterans Affairs


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VA Photos of the Week highlights the connections made between our employees and the Veterans they serve every day at VA medical centers, regional offices, and national cemeteries across the country.

This week, photographers from North Texas, Salt Lake City, and New Mexico shared their best images with us.

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Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader meets with a Veteran.

The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders visited VA North Texas Health Care System as part of their community outreach efforts, to perform for and visit with Veterans. The visit by the candidates for next year’s DCC team, mentored by members of the current team, and lead by DCC Director Kelly Finglass, was filmed for later release of the show “Making the Team”. The DCC team visited several areas of the medical center, spending time meeting and talking with our Veterans. DCC and the Cowboys organization have a long-standing relationship with VA North Texas, taking time throughout the year to visit with our Veterans.

Photo by Jennifer Roy, public affairs specialist at VA North Texas Health Care System


Kayak in the pool at VA Salt Lake's recreation fair.

VA Salt Lake City hosted its annual Recreation Fair, where Veterans and family members got to try their hand at fly tying, slack line, fencing,Climbing, kayaking, met therapy animals, and more.

Photo by Tod Peterson, VA Salt Lake City


Pat Murphee, VA volunteer at VA Dallas.

Pat Murphree, VA North Texas volunteer, servers lunch to Veterans, visitors and employees at Dallas VA Medical Center during a Pre-Independence Day cookout. Members from Voluntary Service held the cookout with the help and support from PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, American Cross, DAV and VFW Auxiliary.

Photo by Jennifer Roy, public affairs specialist at VA North Texas Health Care System


A Veteran swings a golf club on the greens near VA New Mexico.

U.S. Army Veteran Joe Martinek uses an adaptive swing at the Twin Warriors Golf Club, Bernalillo, N.M., while participating in the New Mexico VA Health Care System’s adaptive sports program, June 20, 2019. The VA is partnering with PGA Hope to assist Veterans become more active and learn golf.

Photo by Dave Overson, visual information specialist at the New Mexico VA Health Care System


A recreation therapist leads a Drum Fit class for Veterans at the Dallas VA Medical Center.

Kim Canova-Romans, recreation therapist, leads a Drum Fit class for Veterans at the Dallas VA Medical Center. The Recreation Therapy program at VA North Texas provides treatment and services to Veterans in order to restore wellness or rehabilitate illnesses and disabilities. By offering coordinated quality health care and a variety of recreation resources and activities, Veterans can improve their health, functioning, independence and quality of life.

Photo by Jennifer Roy, public affairs specialist at VA North Texas Health Care System


VA Salt Lake is proud to serve all who served.

The 2019 Salt Lake City Pride Fest Parade, featuring Veterans and VA employees. VA Salt Lake is proud to serve all who served.

Photo by Tyler Moore, VA Salt Lake City

Author

Jason Davis

Jason Davis served five years in the Army’s 101st Airborne, including two combat tours to Iraq.

Comments

  1. Abelito Solis    

    I am a photography enthusiast and would like to know if I can take photos inside VA and submit it here. Thanks…

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