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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

Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
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 Systemís Hepatitis C Clinic approaches a      homeless personís 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.

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