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Town Hall Meeting for Veterans and their FamiliesTown Hall Meeting June 27
The 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 about their VA healthcare and benefits.
Registered Nurse (RN) Open HouseRegistered Nurse (RN) Open House
Robley Rex VA Medical Center (VAMC) will be hosting a Registered Nurse (RN) Open House to showcase career opportunities in Critical Care, Med/Surg, Management, and other Specialty areas.
National Spirit of ’45 DayNational Spirit of ’45 Day
On Friday, August 12th in the Chapel there will be a special program set aside to honor the men and women of Our World War II generation on the 71st Anniversary of the end Of WWII.
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.
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

From the Veterans Health Administration

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.
A member of the VA Central California Health Care Systems Hepatitis C Clinic approaches a      homeless persons tent in Fresno, Calif. Getting homeless Veterans tested for Hepatitis C
Jennifer Siilata is a VA clinical pharmacist and she knows how dangerous the Hep C virus is if left untreated. She knows it is curable. Her goal? Find high-risk homeless Veterans and get them tested.
Golden Triangle Performance Ensemble entertains Pittsburgh Veterans after parade around campusPittsburgh Veterans Celebrate the Fourth of July
Independence Day parade at the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center honors Veterans living in the Community Living Center. Third year for performers who call it the “highlight of their year.”
Illustration of back musclesVeterans with Back Pain Have Treatment Options
In a survey of more than 3,500 back pain sufferers, 80% said that yoga, tai chi, massage therapy or a chiropractor helped them. Those options can help as much as surgery or drugs, with fewer risks.
Doca Merdjanoska, surgical department nurse at the VA Central California HealthFresno VA Medical Center's Nurse of the Year
Meet Doca Merdjanoska from Macedonia, one of VA's top nurses. Our continuing series of outstanding VA employees features a surgical department nurse at the Fresno VA Medical Center.
Putting sunblock on your skinVeterans: Protect Your Skin and Your Hearing
Veterans: Do you know the difference in Ultraviolet B and Ultraviolet A sun's rays? And what is a safe decibel (dB) level of noise? Here are a few quick handy answers just in time for summer.
Portrait of the Graves family.A Veteran's Final Hours at a VA Hospital
Carol Graves, wife of Army Veteran C.A. Graves, said her 76-year-old husband received the utmost respect and kindness during the last few days of his life at the VA hospital in Shreveport, La.
People KayakingVA and Healing Powers of Nature Rescue Vet
When the transition to civilian life left an Air Force Veteran in a dark place, he turned to VA and nature for help. There is so much healing that goes on when you are alone surrounded by nature.
Male Veteran standing beside a horse.Veterans Conquer Depression with Equine Therapy
For some Veterans coping with depression, post-traumatic stress and even physical pain, spending some quality time with a horse (also known as equine therapy) might just be the perfect remedy.
Postpartum Depression Affects One-in-Seven New MothersWomen Veterans: Help for Postpartum Depression
Pregnant Women Veterans have an increased likelihood of a mental health issue and a higher risk for postpartum depression. Learn the symptoms and treatment options from VA's Women's Health Services.

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