VA employees line the hallways of VA Salt Lake City to offer a final salute to a Veteran who has passed away. Photo by Tyler Moore, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System.
Marine Veteran Jose Valerio practices group Tai Chi every Tuesday at the New Orleans VA medical center to manage his anxiety. Photo by Salah Ahmed, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System.
(left to right) U.S. Army Veterans Forrest Martin, Michael Brown and Dan Harris grab art supplies for the Stress and Anxiety Management class at Dallas VA Medical Center. Veterans in the class select a drawing and use the tools taught to help focus as they participate in adult coloring. Michael Brown says, “This class gives us a chance to come here and do adult coloring, socialize and listen to a variety music, and just have a great time.” Photo by Jennifer Roy, VA North Texas.
U.S. Army Veteran Henry Davis celebrates as his ball is about to go into the hole at the Twin Warriors Golf Club, Bernalillo, New Mexico, July 11, 2019. The VA is partnering with PGA HOPE to assist Veterans at becoming more active and learn the game of golf. Photo by Dave Overson, New Mexico VA Health Care System.
– Reynaldo Leal is a public affairs officer for VA’s office of Digital Media Engagement and member for the VAntage Point’s staff. He is a proud Marine Corps Veteran who deployed to the Al Anbar Province with 3rd Battalion 5th Marine Regiment in 2004 and 2006. He also took part in some of the heaviest fighting during Operation Phantom Fury in 2004.