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Louisville VA Medical Center

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Robley Rex VA Medical Center Town Hall Meeting for Veterans and Their FamiliesTown Hall Meeting March 28
Medical Center Director, Martin Traxler and Louisville Regional Benefit Office Director, David Davis will be in attendance to address questions and provide information relating to VA healthcare, benefits and claims.
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

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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