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Peace Officers' Memorial Day & National Police WeekPeace Officers' Memorial Day & Natl Police Week
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy designated May 15, as Peace Officers' Memorial Day, and the week in which May 15, falls as National Police Week. We wish to recognize and thank the men and women of the VA Police ...
Seasons Greetings from the Lexington VAMC DirectorHappy Holidays!
I ask that you remember the enduring gift of independence secured by our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, and National Guard who protected and who currently protect the freedom we deeply treasure.
Veterans Day 2016Veterans Day
On Veteran’s Day, we rightfully pay tribute to our Veterans, and pray for our active duty military and their families. They have protected us and given future generations the opportunity for a better life.
Homeless Community Stand DownHomeless Community Stand Down
This event is for Veterans, individuals, and families experiencing homelessness or who are at risk for experiencing homelessness. Working in conjunction with federal, state, and community agencies.
Announcing Drive thru Flu Shot Clinics in October for VeteransDrive thru Flu Shot Clinics in October for Vets
According to Emma Metcalf, Lexington VA Medical Center Director, “anyone can get influenza at any time.” Because influenza viruses are always changing, annual vaccination is recommended."
Volunteer Recognition Week, April 10-16, 2016Volunteer Recognition Week
National Volunteer Week is a wonderful time to showcase the impact and power that volunteers have on those they serve. On April 17, we will honor our volunteers for their countless acts of service.
April is Sexual Trauma Awareness MonthApril is Sexual Trauma Awareness Month
April is Sexual Trauma Awareness Month. In both civilian and military settings, service members can experience a range of unwanted sexual behaviors that they may find distressing.
A pair of proud woman Veterans.Women's History Month, March 2016
Worldwide, women continue to contribute to social, economic, cultural, and political achievement. March marks both Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, which is celebrated on March 8.
Social Work Month: Forging Solutions Out of ChallengesHelp Us Celebrate 90 years of VA Social Work
VA Social Work is celebrating 90 years, during the month of March. We have 92 social workers on staff at the Lexington VA Medical Center who provide services various programs for Veterans.
Seasons Greetings from the Lexington VAMC DirectorHappy Holidays!
As we gather with family and friends during the holidays, we are grateful for the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines who have protected and who are currently protecting the freedoms we treasure.

From the Veterans Health Administration

HealtheVet New Home pageMy HealtheVet has a New Look - Check it Out!
The next generation of My HealtheVet is here, and we think you will like what you see! The new site was recently redesigned with new colors and a cleaner look. Check it out today!
Veteran and volunteer in golf kartNational Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament
The National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament, being held this week in Iowa City, Iowa, gives disabled Veterans an opportunity to learn new skills and strengthen their self-esteem.
Veteran Daniel Glanz shows off the new prosthetic hand, an iLimb QuantumVeteran Receives High-tech Prosthetic Hand
Afghanistan Veteran Daniel Glanz has a brand new prosthetic hand, an iLimb Quantum, with functions that are programmable with a smartphone app and can change functions with a simple gesture.
Veteran Alexandrea Gries and her service dog ShermanVeteran talks about suicide to help other Veterans
Combat Veteran Alexandrea Gries shares her experiences with Veterans to help them overcome their obstacles and issues. “VA is probably the single biggest reason why I'm still alive.”
Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts for PA Veterans
At the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the new cardiac catheterization suite offers state-of-the-art care for area Veterans close to home. Less travel and loved ones by their side.
Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.

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