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News and Information from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
News and Information from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  1. Navy Veteran Antrion Smith lost 116 pounds with weight-loss surgery, but even with healthy habits, he still needed a kidney transplant. Co-worker isn’t a match, but her spouse, who also works for...
  2. The San Antonio Vet Center outreach specialists joined Soldiers’ Angels volunteers for a drive-through food distribution for Veterans.
  3. Today's #VeteranOfTheDay is Army National Guard and Air National Guard Veteran James Bullard, who has served in Operations Desert Shield, Enduring Freedom/New Dawn, and Iraqi Freedom.
  4. On World Alzheimer’s Day and every day, we work hard to care for Veterans living with Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about careers where you can make a difference.
  5. The SCOUTS program addresses the four M’s of an age-friendly health system: mobility, mentation (mental activity), medication and what matters.
  6. Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Milton Lefkowitz, who served in the European Theater during World War II.
  7. Healthy teaching kitchen provides Veterans with nutrition knowledge, cooking skills and confidence in cooking at home.
  8. VA’s expansion of TeleOncology services helps Veterans access specialty care for breast and gynecological cancers
  9. Today's #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Edward "Flip" Klein, who served in Afghanistan in 2012.
  10. In California’s Santa Barbara County, VA and community partners work collaboratively to achieve significant reduction in Veteran homelessness.


From World War II to Operation Desert Storm. The "Fighting Shamrocks" from VMSB to VMFA have served and sacrificed gallantly every time it has been called upon. From the cold inside the Artic Circle at Bodo Norway to the heat and dirt of Balıkesir Turkey. Shamrocks have left their mark.


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