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Photo of Vincent Kane Director of Wilmington VAMC and Dennis Assanis President of the Delaware University sitting at a table signing agreement.VA University Affiliation Agreement
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), Wilmington, and the University of Delaware officially announced an Academic Affiliation Agreement on June 9, 2017.
VA Police BadgeWVAMC Police Officer of the Year
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced Lieutenant Stephen Thayer of West Deptford, N.J., is the recipient of the national award for VA Lead Police Officer of the Year for medium-sized VA medical centers.
Photo of a VA2K poster hanging outside.Walk & Roll promotes health
Focusing on helping homeless Veterans and promoting active lifestyles the 7th annual VA2K Walk & Roll event will be held on May 19, at the Wilmington VA Medical Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Photo of SNJ Veteran OutreachSNJ Veterans Organizations Partner with VA
Employees from the Wilmington VA Medical Center and VA Regional Office for Veteran Benefits partnered with Congressman Frank LoBiondo, Atlantic County Community College, and local Veterans Service Organizations.
A prescription bottle and three blue tablets lay over the U.S. flagMedication Copays Changing
Prescription copays have been restructured into three tiers ranging from $5 to $11 for a 30-day supply. The new rates begin Feb. 27 and will lower the costs of outpatient medications for most Veterans.
Optometrist examning VeteranWilmington VA Announces Direct Scheduling
Veterans receiving care at the Wilmington VA Medical Center (VAMC) are now able to schedule routine appointments for the Optometry and Audiology clinics without a primary care referral.
Eye doctor examining VeteranDirect Scheduling Optometry and Audiology
Veterans receiving care at the Wilmington VA Medical Center (VAMC) are now able to schedule routine appointments for the Optometry and Audiology clinics without a primary care referral.
Representatives from the Wilmington VA Medical Center and Philadelphia and Wilmington Veterans Benefits Administration will jointly hold a Benefits Claims Workshop and Town Hall meeting on Nov. 14Veterans Benefits Claims Workshop & Town Hall
Representatives from the Wilmington VA Medical Center and Philadelphia and Wilmington Veterans Benefits Administration will jointly hold a Benefits Claims Workshop and Town Hall meeting on November 14, in Dover, DE
On May 18, the Wilmington VA Medical Center hosted its 6th annual VA2K Walk and Roll. More than 40 staff, volunteers, and Veterans joined together to step up their fitness level while also supporting homeless Veterans.Sixth Annual VA2K Walk and Roll
On May 18, the Wilmington VA Medical Center hosted its 6th annual VA2K Walk and Roll. More than 40 staff, volunteers, and Veterans joined together to step up their fitness level while also supporting homeless Veterans.
Medical staff passing in front of Serpes Bakery during the 2015 VA2K along Kirkwood Hwy in front of the Wilmington VAMC.Wilmington VA2K Walk and Roll
The 6th Annual VA2K Walk and Roll is being held on May 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is to support homeless veterans while encouraging healthy activity. The event is open to the public.

From the Veterans Health Administration

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.
Nurse Deb Lamberton provides relief during family members most stressful time. VA Nurse Helps Veterans Families, in Her Free Time
VA nurse Deb Lamberton knows how stressful it is for families during a Veteran's final days so she volunteers on her own time to provide them with stress relieving massages.
Two male veterans, seated, having a conversation.AF Veteran Helping Veterans Out of Addiction
Air Force Veteran Willie DeWayne Raulerson had been drinking for 50 years. But when he finally decided to ask VA for help he found not only sobriety, but a purpose in life.
Dave Miller assists homeless VeteransMarine Veteran is VA's Male Volunteer of the Year
Marine Corps Veteran David Miller has been volunteering at VA for over 25 years and has been named the 2017 National Male Volunteer of the Year. Miller served in Vietnam during the TET II offensive.

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