VA Photos of the Week: January 31, 2020


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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 Kentucky, Wisconsin and Arkansas shared their best images with us.

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Badges of Honor photo project at VA Lexington uses tattoos to open mental health discussion.

Badges of Honor is a Veteran Tattoo Project created by VA Lexington. While many people have tattoos for different reasons, such as expressing themselves, many Veterans use tattoos as a way to process their trauma. This intimate project showcases those tattoos as a way to start the mental health discussion.

Badges of Honor photo project at VA Lexington uses tattoos to open mental health discussion.

Badges of Honor is a Veteran Tattoo Project created by VA Lexington. While many people have tattoos for different reasons, such as expressing themselves, many Veterans use tattoos as a way to process their trauma. This intimate project showcases those tattoos as a way to start the mental health discussion.

Badges of Honor photo project at VA Lexington uses tattoos to open mental health discussion.

Badges of Honor is a Veteran Tattoo Project created by VA Lexington. While many people have tattoos for different reasons, such as expressing themselves, many Veterans use tattoos as a way to process their trauma. This intimate project showcases those tattoos as a way to start the mental health discussion.

Badges of Honor photo project at VA Lexington uses tattoos to open mental health discussion.

Badges of Honor is a Veteran Tattoo Project created by VA Lexington. While many people have tattoos for different reasons, such as expressing themselves, many Veterans use tattoos as a way to process their trauma. This intimate project showcases those tattoos as a way to start the mental health discussion.

Badges of Honor is a Veteran Tattoo Project created by VA Lexington. While many people have tattoos for different reasons, such as expressing themselves, many Veterans use tattoos as a way to process their trauma. This intimate project showcases those tattoos as a way to start the mental health discussion.


The Tomah VAMC held a successful American Red Cross of Wisconsin Blood Drive with 87 units of blood donated! When you donate blood, you help give hope and healing to those who face life and death challenges. Your generosity can help change lives and keep families together. Photo via Tomah VA staff.


VA Video Connect demonstration in Arkansas.

Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System presented a live demonstration of how to use VA Video Connect during a joint VA and VFW conference. Using a personal computer, Public Affairs Officer and Veteran, Chris Durney, connected with Medical Center Director, Dr. Margie Scott, for a full VA Video Connect session. Dr. Scott then arrived at the conference and continued to answer questions from VFW members.

Author

Jason Davis

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