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Town Hall Meeting for Veterans and their Families December 19Town Hall Meeting Dec 19
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.
Road building in Kandahar, AfghanistanDon’t Ever Give Up – Trauma is not Rare
VA employee offers hope to those struggling with mental health issues.
VA Outpatient Clinic, New AlbanyVA Outpatient Clinic in New Albany is Relocating
We are excited to announce that the VA Outpatient Clinic in New Albany is moving to a new location and will begin seeing patients at that location on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
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.
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.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Medical Technologist Dionne Hockett operates the new BioFire Blood Culture Identification system New Blood Culture ID System Improves Care for Vets
VA's Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has a new system that lets doctors find harmful microorganisms in blood samples in just a few hours vs. three days with the old method.
National Salute to Veteran Patients WeekNational Salute to Veteran Patients Week
All this week, VA medical centers across the country are saluting our Veteran patients with valentines, musical performances and special ceremonies. You can salute Veterans all year by volunteering.
Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder
If you feel sad in the winter, you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is sometimes called winter depression. Here's information on treatment, including light therapy, from a VA psychiatrist.
February is Heart Month – A Veteran Nurse’s StoryFebruary is Heart Month - A Veteran Nurse's Story
Betty Cunar served as a nurse in the Vietnam war. During American Heart Month, she shares her story of care she receives from VA to remind Veterans of the importance of knowing your heart numbers.
Telehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health CareTelehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health Care
VA's TeleHealth service utilizes health informatics to care for Veterans and helps them live independently and stay out of the hospital — essential for their overall health care and personal goals.
Bay Pines VA in Florida Bay Pines VA in Florida Modernizing for Veterans
Modernizing is one of VA's top priorities and the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is in the vanguard of medical centers which are modernizing their facilities and services for the Veterans it serves.
L-R: Chief of Staff Kent Crossley, Chief Experience Officer Martina Malek, nurse practitioner Judy Wagner, Chief of PM&R Mike Armstrong, nurse practitioner Laurie Kubes and Director Patrick KellyMinneapolis VA Opens “Healing Center”
Minneapolis VA opens new “Integrative Center for Health & Healing, part of VA's new emphasis on “Veteran-Centric” care. Once considered “alternative” therapy.
Army Veteran Gary Lucas navigates a hurdle exercise with the help of study coordinator Lydia PadenResearch Builds Balance and Strength in Veterans
Thanks to innovative research at the Baltimore VA, older Veterans are making strides — literally — in their ability to move about, stay balanced, prevent falls and get up from a fall if they do have one.
Holiday Open House… A Big Hit with Veterans and EmployeesVeterans Enjoy Holiday Open Houses at Memphis VA
All this month, VA medical centers across America celebrate the holidays with Veterans and employees. At the Memphis VA, there are six Holiday Open House events to greet the season.
Art work produce by Veterans who particpated in Art TherapyVeterans Creating a Brighter Future
Veterans use art as a means of expression on the road to recovery, developing goals while gaining hope and a sense of accomplishment, which are critical to the recovery process.

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