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Local Features

Veterans Town Hall VA US Department of Veteran Affairs   Image:VA SealTown Hall
VA Northern Indiana Health Care System will be conducting the first Town Hall for this year for our Veterans, families and public to speak with our leadership. We had previously called these session “Listening Post”.
Stand Down in red lettersVA Northern Indiana Health Care System
The Fort Wayne community would like to recognize your service by hosting a Stand Down saluting service members and Veterans. This Stand Down is a collaborative community event.
Let My Light Shine Logo with cartoon picturesLet My Light Shine
Let My Light Shine honors Veterans by placing a light next to the grave markers of soldiers at the Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Indiana during the weeks surrounding Veterans Day.
The American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) logoVA Northern Indiana Health Care System
Share tools and coping strategies to bridge the gap between patients and health care providers. Discuss innovative approaches and resources available to help a person with pain.
Gold Medal text: National Veteran Creative Art FestivalWarriors Say It with Art- Art Show
Join the VANIHCS Recreation Therapy department on Thursday, July 17, 2014, from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm, for the “Warriors Say It with Art- Art Show”. The event will be held in the Marion recreation therapy courtyard
Stick person cartoon running with text: VA2K2014 VA2K
Plan to support the annual VA2K Walk and Roll on May 21 2014. Event is free and supports homeless Veterans donating food and clothing. Community members, Veterans and VA employees are encouraged to participate.
label of Veterans Job Fair A good job could change your life. Picture of silhouette of peopleVeterans Job Fair
Employers will be available to discuss job opportunities and offer assistance to Veterans in beginning the application process. All Veterans and their immediate family are welcome.
A medical person giving a shot into a patients armGet Your Flu Shot
Flu clinics are being offered at all VA Northern Indiana Health Care System locations starting September 1, 2013. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention recommend vaccination against influenza.
Edonate hand and heart illustrationE-Donate Is Simple, Speedy, Safe
The new E-Donate service allows community members who wish to give back to Veterans a quick, safe way to pledge their support online. You choose the medical center, the amount, and the account.
Picture of the VA New look and feel homepageWe Have A New Look
Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation. We know that you consider this website our front door. And we want you to feel welcome.

From the Veterans Health Administration

veterans participating in downhill skiing Winter Clinic World-Leader in Adaptive Sports
VA's annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic has significantly changed the lives of thousands of disabled Veterans, reminding them of the wonder life still has to offer.
person grabbing a door handle for entryRehab Veterans volunteer for four-week lock down
Unique approach to rehab. At the Topeka VA, a new voluntary alcohol and drug rehab program called 'Fresh Start' requires patients to commit to 30 days of intense therapy in a locked unit.
US Army Veteran Ron WhitcombVeterans with PTSD Reclaiming Their Lives
VA is working hard every day to help Veterans with PTSD, from World War II generals to Iraqi conflict corporals. Here are links to resources and courageous stories from Veterans who have been there.
jogger's feet on a natural running pathThese Veterans lost a LOT of weight. You can too!
Hundreds of Veterans of all ages — and shapes — are losing weight every day with VA's MOVE! program and now there's an app to help you join this happy, healthy group. Check it out!
physician reviewing health information with a patientYou Can Make the Most of Your Whole Health
It's not about what's the matter with you. It's about what matters most to you. There's a link to a form in this story that could help you enhance your overall well-being by focusing on these factors.
veteran using assistive technologyChange Your Mind about Brain Injury
VA's Polytrauma System of Care, a network of over 100 programs, provides world-class rehabilitation services for Veterans and helps them transition back to their homes and families.
surgical suite featuring nurse and surgeon with a patientVA and DoD Meet for Patient Safety Awareness Week
During Patient Safety Awareness Week, doctors, nurses and clinicians from VA and DoD will be 'United in Safety' as they discuss and analyze ways to make your hospital experience safer.
Veteran Brian Pettyjohn working with a horseYou can have MS but MS does not have you
You can have Multiple Sclerosis with limited mobility and still have passion for the causes that are meaningful to you. Read this story about Army Veteran Brian Pettyjohn who does just that.
Civil War era soldier's hospital Roots of VA Health Care Started 150 Years Ago
On March 3, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln signed a law establishing a national soldiers and sailors asylum. Today's VA evolved from that facility established for Civil War Veterans of the Union Army.
Veteran participating in physical therapy81-Year-Old Veteran Chooses Rehab Over Surgery
Korean War Veteran Victor Ferentino, 81, was a runner for 60 years. After a spill in Manhattan he did his research and chose rehab at his VA Physical Therapy clinic over surgery.

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