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Veteran Town HallVeteran Town Hall
The Houston VA Medical Center and the Houston VA Regional Office are hosting a town hall meeting on April 26, 2017 at the Richmond VA Outpatient Clinic for Veterans and family members.
Introducing the NEW Interactive Campus Map!Introducing the NEW Interactive Campus Map!
It just got easier to find your way around the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center campus! We now have new online interactive campus and floor maps that leads you turn-by-turn to your destination
Veterans Appointment Request App Now AvailableVeterans Appointment Request App Now Available
As part of VA’s focus on ensuring that Veterans receive timely access to health care, VA Mobile has launched the new Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) App to schedule or request primary care & mental health appointments.
Calling Creative Women Veterans for Art ExhibitionCalling Creative Women Veterans for Art Exhibition
The Houston VAMC is looking for local women Veteran artists to submit their art, poetry, or prose to be displayed in a special Women’s History Month Art Exhibition at the end of March.
VA Locomotive: Winter-Spring 2017VA Locomotive: Winter-Spring 2017
The Winter/Spring 2017 edition of the VA Locomotive quarterly Veteran newsletter is available. This newsletter is filled with helpful and enlightening information for our Veterans and their families.
Image of women for Women's Veterans Health Center Grand OpeningWomen's Veterans Health Center Grand Opening
The Grand Opening Ceremony of the newly remodeled Women's Veterans Health Center is Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. outside the new Women's Health Center, near the Spinal Cord Injury entrance.
Image of flag and text of Veteran Town HallVeteran Town Hall
The Houston VA Medical Center and VA Regional Office are hosting a town hall meeting on January 17, 2017 for Veterans and family members to share ideas and experiences, and meet other Veterans and VA leaders.
Photo of Medical Center Director, Frank VazquezHoliday Message From Medical Center Director
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Director, Frank Vazquez has a special holiday message for Veterans who receive their healthcare at MEDVAMC and it's VA Outpatient Clinics.
Holiday Wreath-laying to Honor VeteransHoliday Wreath-laying to Honor Veterans
The Houston National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember our nation’s Veterans, on December 17, 2016 at the Houston National Cemetery.
Researchers Receive Prestigious AwardResearchers Receive Prestigious Award
Dr. Hardeep Singh and his Houston VA Patient Safety Center team are the recipients of the 2016 VA Health Services Research and Development Health System Impact Award, which honors VA-funded research.

From the Veterans Health Administration

An elderly male Veteran in a wheelchair, entering a van.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 from the VA, he's completely mobile again.
FC Vincent Savarino, bottom right corner, with members of the 8th Field Artillery, Battery A on a beach in Oahu, Hawaii in 1935Veteran Volunteer to Celebrate 100th Birthday
Woodrow Wilson was President when Veteran Volunteer Vincent Savarino was born. This month he will celebrate birthday number 100 during National Volunteer Week at the Wilkes-Barre VA medical center.
Male patient resting in bed following surgeryWith VA's Help, Waco Veteran Gets a Second Chance
Thirty-year-old Stephen Jacinto survived two tours in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. It was only after he returned home to Waco, Texas, that the Air Force Veteran discovered his own mortality.
Veteran Brandon Myers removes his shoes from a wheelchair he used to harness an exoskeleton walking deviceRobotic Brace for Veterans of Spinal Cord Injury
It's called an Exoskeleton and it uses motion sensors and a computer control system to allow Veterans with spinal cord injuries to stand and take steps, with a little help.
A male wearing a BDU jacket speaking with a male counselor.Can Spiritual Therapy Ease Your PTSD Symptoms?
A researcher associated with the Augusta VA in Georgia is conducting a survey to see if Veterans coping with PTSD might be interested in having spirituality introduced into their therapy.
Surgeons looking at x-rays of patientImportant Office that Most People Have Never Heard
VA's National Center for Patient Safety is dedicated to preventing inadvertent harm or injury to Veteran patients. It's the engine under the hood that keeps things running smoothly and safely.
Fruit and Vegetable bowl Ten Ways to Eat Wisely - A Focus on Nutrition
VA encourages Veterans to focus on healthful eating. You don't need to change the way you eat overnight. Take your time, make small smart changes in your diet and you'll feel better and be healthier.
VAMC Director Isaacks visits with Veteran patientMarine Continues to Serve by Serving Veterans
David Isaacks served in the Marine Corps from 1998 to 2005. Today he continues to serve his country by serving Veterans as director of the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
Lead Yoga Therapist Nancy Schalk.Can Yoga Ease Your PTSD? VA Wants to Find Out
A clinical research psychologist with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Indiana is exploring the effects Yoga might have on Veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Concert, band playing on the stageVA's National Salute to Veteran Patients
Concerts, Valentines, and a lot of Americans saying Thank You, all part of VA's National Salute to Veteran Patients. Along with a chance for you to learn how you can volunteer to help our heroes.

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