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Dr John MolinaroDoc's deployment helps weary VA employees, vets
Dr. John Molinaro, an anesthesiologist from Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia, is making a difference deployed to Puerto Rico helping his fellow employees and Veterans there
Major League Baseball umpire Jerry Layne, who called Barry Bonds' record breaking home run, visited Veterans at VA Augusta Medical Center June 28 to share stories and say thanksMLB umpire hits home run with Augusta Veterans
Major League Baseball umpire Jerry Layne, who called Barry Bonds' record breaking home run, visited Veterans at VA Augusta Medical Center June 28 to share stories and say thanks
A sample of the new redesign.We've Re-Designed Our Entire Website for You!
Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation. This redesign is based on feedback from Veterans and VA facilities around the country.
Statesboro, GA. Telehealth Ribbon CuttingStatesboro, GA. Telehealth Clinic Opening
Military veterans, politicians and civic groups battled for more than six years to bring a Veterans Affairs health clinic to the City of Statesboro.
Augusta Riverhawks Visit Wounded WarriorsThe Augusta Riverhawks Visit Wounded Warriors
Thursday, the Wounded Warriors in our Active Duty Rehabilitation Unit received a special visit and some speacial gifts.
ADRU patients pictured with VFW 5255 members during site visit and donation.Active Duty Rehab Unit Patients Receive iPods
ADRU patients received a visit from VFW GA 5255 of Lawrenceville. The group had kind words and fantastic gifts for patients receiving care at Charlie Norwood VA.
Carla Sydow (left) talks with Gail Wrenn about being Veteran Caregivers at our education fair.Giving Thanks to Caregivers
Carla cares for her husband and Veteran, Russell. It was never a part of future plans that Russell would lose his sight and Carla would have to quit her job to stay at home and become a caregiver.
Therapeutic Rock Climbing Wall Dedication CeremonyTherapeutic Climbing Wall
Local and national contributors from American Veterans National Service Foundation were on hand for the dedication ceremony of the Therapeutic Rock Climbing Wall at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, to be used for all our rehab programs to include Spinal Cord Injury, Blind Rehab, and ADRU as well as PTSD
Gary SeniseGary Sinise visits
Actor Gary Sinise visited Wounded Warriors at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center (CNVAMC) Thursday, April 21, during his tour in Augusta.
Jack NicklausJack Nicklaus vists the Augusta VAMC
Veterans in the Spinal Cord Injury Unit got a surprise visit from Jack Nicklaus during Master's week.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Medical Technologist Dionne Hockett operates the new BioFire Blood Culture Identification system New Blood Culture ID System Improves Care for Vets
VA's Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has a new system that lets doctors find harmful microorganisms in blood samples in just a few hours vs. three days with the old method.
National Salute to Veteran Patients WeekNational Salute to Veteran Patients Week
All this week, VA medical centers across the country are saluting our Veteran patients with valentines, musical performances and special ceremonies. You can salute Veterans all year by volunteering.
Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder
If you feel sad in the winter, you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is sometimes called winter depression. Here's information on treatment, including light therapy, from a VA psychiatrist.
February is Heart Month – A Veteran Nurse’s StoryFebruary is Heart Month - A Veteran Nurse's Story
Betty Cunar served as a nurse in the Vietnam war. During American Heart Month, she shares her story of care she receives from VA to remind Veterans of the importance of knowing your heart numbers.
Telehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health CareTelehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health Care
VA's TeleHealth service utilizes health informatics to care for Veterans and helps them live independently and stay out of the hospital — essential for their overall health care and personal goals.
Bay Pines VA in Florida Bay Pines VA in Florida Modernizing for Veterans
Modernizing is one of VA's top priorities and the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is in the vanguard of medical centers which are modernizing their facilities and services for the Veterans it serves.
L-R: Chief of Staff Kent Crossley, Chief Experience Officer Martina Malek, nurse practitioner Judy Wagner, Chief of PM&R Mike Armstrong, nurse practitioner Laurie Kubes and Director Patrick KellyMinneapolis VA Opens “Healing Center”
Minneapolis VA opens new “Integrative Center for Health & Healing, part of VA's new emphasis on “Veteran-Centric” care. Once considered “alternative” therapy.
Army Veteran Gary Lucas navigates a hurdle exercise with the help of study coordinator Lydia PadenResearch Builds Balance and Strength in Veterans
Thanks to innovative research at the Baltimore VA, older Veterans are making strides — literally — in their ability to move about, stay balanced, prevent falls and get up from a fall if they do have one.
Holiday Open House… A Big Hit with Veterans and EmployeesVeterans Enjoy Holiday Open Houses at Memphis VA
All this month, VA medical centers across America celebrate the holidays with Veterans and employees. At the Memphis VA, there are six Holiday Open House events to greet the season.
Art work produce by Veterans who particpated in Art TherapyVeterans Creating a Brighter Future
Veterans use art as a means of expression on the road to recovery, developing goals while gaining hope and a sense of accomplishment, which are critical to the recovery process.

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