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Robley Rex VA Medical Center Town Hall Meeting for Veterans and Their FamiliesTown Hall Meeting
The Robley Rex (Louisville) VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting for Veterans and their families to improve communication with, and hear directly from Veterans about their VA healthcare and benefits.
Million Veteran Program (MVP) LogoMillion Veteran Program (MVP)
The Million Veteran Program (MVP) is a national, voluntary research program conducted by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research & Development. MVP aims to enroll 1 million Veterans over a 5-7 year period.
Pencil drawing submitted by a local Veteran in the Annual Creative Arts Competition in Louisville, Kentucky.  This year’s festival takes place February 25, 2016 at the Robley Rex VAMC.  The deadline for entry is February 11, 2016.Annual Creative Arts Competition and Festival
The Robley Rex VAMC hosts the Local Level of the Annual Veterans Creative Arts Competition & Show February 25th, 2016, from 11:00am-2:00pm. The Veterans Creative Arts Competition & Show provides veterans with an...
Town Hall Meeting For Veterans and Their FamiliesTown Hall Meeting For Veterans and Their Families
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robley Rex VA Medical Center, will host a town hall meeting for Veterans and their families to improve communication with, and hear directly from Veterans
US Army Veteran Don Gabbard checks in for an appointment during clinic hours held Saturday, November 14, 2015.  Gabbard is one of over 50 Veterans who took advantage of extended dermatology clinic hours that day.Offering Saturday & Extended Hours is Nothing New
The Robley Rex VA Medical Center took part in VA's nation-wide Access Stand Down November 14, 2015. The event was held to give Veterans an opportunity to see providers outside of perceived 9-5 weekday business hours.
Job Seekers GroupJob Seekers Group 2016
The fundamental goal of Job Seekers Group (JSG) is to provide peer support with employment services to Veterans who are serious about seeking employment,” stated Retha Williams, CWT Peer Support Specialist.
Town Hall Meeting For Veterans and FamiliesTown Hall Meeting For Veterans and Families
Veterans and their families are invited to participate in a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) town-hall meeting hosted by Louisville VAMC, designed to hear directly from Veterans and their families.
A Veteran sports a new VA bag filled with employer information and applications at the Veteran Job Fair in Louisville, Kentucky last year.   This year’s Veteran Job Fair is a two day event focused on helping Veterans land jobs with one of over 30 local employers.CWT Program Hosts Two Day Veteran Job Fair
The Robley Rex VA Medical Center (VAMC) Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) program is proud to announce their second Veteran Job Fair in the Hotel Louisville, Grand Ballroom, located at 120 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY.
“From War to Home” Art Exhibit“From War to Home” Art Exhibit
We proudly present the “From War to Home” Art Exhibit. We invite you, your family members, and fellow Veterans to attend this exhibit as part of the Mayor’s Week of Valor. The Art Exhibit explores
Women Veterans Open House Saturday, September 12, 2015Women Veterans Open House
Save the Date! On Saturday, September 12, 2015 there will be a Women Veterans Open House at the West Entrance of the Robley Rex VA Medical Center. The open house will be held from 11 a.m. til 2 p.m.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Women Veterans Call Center EmployeeVA invites Women Veterans to Chat Online
The Women Veterans Call Center has a new online, one-to-one chat function. Women Veterans can chat online anonymously via text with a trained woman representative, many of whom are Veterans.
Veteran throwing Javelin at Golden Age GamesVeteran Golden Age Games Underway in Detroit
Golden Age Games - it is about the rehabilitation value that wellness and fitness provide in the lives of older Veterans and a good time, competition and fellowship with other Veterans.
Image of Veteran outdoors with friends and his horseDying Veteran Emotional Last Request
Paralyzed by a bullet to his spine in Vietnam combat, Roberto Gonzalez still found many things to enjoy in life. His favorite was his horses. Near the end of his life, he had one last request.
Veteran competeing in Wheelchair games in an Archery match. Wheelchair Games are about Living Healthy Lives
All this week VA and the Paralyzed Veterans of America are hosting the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Veterans will participate in 18 wheelchair sports events in Salt Lake City.
Image of a Monarch butterfly on a flowerButterflies Symbolize Hope for Paralyzed Veterans
In early May about 30 patients and staff gathered on the front patio of the Milwaukee Veteran Affairs Spinal Cord Injury building to witness a special ceremony: the release of hundreds of butterflies.
Male Veteran walking down a rural road surrounded by treesPTSD Help with Cognitive Processing Therapy
After 17 months in Iraq he came home and felt he was drifting through life. After he was diagnosed with PTSD, he entered a VA treatment program called Cognitive Processing Therapy. It worked for him.
Two VA Doctors with their VA Patient after surgery Veteran has Tongue Cancer Surgery Home in 3 Days
Warren, an Army Veteran, had surgery for a cancerous tongue tumor. He spent only three days in the hospital. Read how VA surgeons solve complex problems with minimally invasive procedures.
 Image of a male volunteer handing out clothes to a male Veteran. I was addicted and homeless. The VA took me in.
Vietnam Veteran Mike Doherty was homeless and addicted to pain killers and alcohol. He had hit bottom with no place to turn. But then a good friend drove him to the Pittsburgh VA.
World MS Day, 25 May 2016 - LogoYou get to choose how you will handle MS.
Read the inspirational words of an Air Force Veteran who eloquently describes how he lives every day with Multiple Sclerosis. His courage and resolve serve as a valuable example to us all.
Fictional image of neurons of light firing in the brainA Smart Home for Veterans with Brain Injuries
Among the many remarkable advances being studied by VA researchers is a “smart home” for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury. Technology tracks the Veterans and helps them relearn basic skills.

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