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Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence Updates – U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

VA continues to monitor the impact of Hurricane Florence and we are updating the status of our facilities as things change.

This hotline are managed by the VA Health Resource Center. The call center will connect Veterans and employees in real-time with the resources they need in a disaster.

Veteran Disaster Hotline Number: 1-800-507-4571

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Army Veteran survives multiple medical challenges and is now inspiring other Veterans at annual VA event

Adam Greathouse is an Army Veteran, corporal in the Third Infantry Division, Field Artillery. In 2001, near the end of his duty day in Kosovo, his sergeant gave him the rest of the day off so he took a nap. When he woke up, he couldn’t move. There was pressure on his chest and he started hallucinating.

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[Video] Caregivers at the National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament

The National VA TEE Tournament, in partnership with the Disabled Veterans of America (DAV), is an opportunity for Veterans to engage in therapy through golf and other activities like horseback riding and canoeing. Another opportunity that the TEE Tournament provides is respite for the companions of the participants, caregivers who are spouses, children, or friends of the Veteran, to take a break from their regular schedules and connect with other caregivers


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 VETERAN OF THE WEEK

This week we honor Army Veteran Mervin Lewis Rose, Sr. Mervin served during World War II. Mervin was born in 1922 and obtained a barber license at the of age 16. In 1942, he enlisted in the Army and was assigned to the 394th Signal Corps.


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