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[ABOVE] Wheelchair Games restores health, builds friendships and unites families


[Video] A message to VA’s workforce from Secretary Wilkie

"This is our VA. We are here to care for all of our nation’s heroes whose service and sacrifice inspires us all.  That is our important and non-negotiable mission.  The President and Congress support us, and I’m honored and excited to lead this organization," - Secretary Wilkie.

Wheelchair games

Racking and rolling at the 2018 National Veterans Wheelchair Games

This year marks the 38th anniversary for the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. The Games are held each year to serve Veterans with spinal cord injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, amputations and other neurological impairments, with the goal of increasing their independence, healthy activity and to improve their quality of life.

Brett Favre

Green Bay Packers legend gives shout out to Veterans

Brett Favre, a pro football Hall of Fame quarterback, told a crowd at the 38th National Veterans Wheelchair Games that nothing he’s experienced can compare to the adversity faced by the 657 on hand for this year’s event.

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Veteran of the Day


This week we honor Air Force Veteran Mahlon “Mal” Martin. Mal served during the Korean and Vietnam wars from 1950 to 1976.

Mal joined the Air Force when he was 17 years old. He began work as a high-speed radio intercept operator using international Morse code and crypto graphics

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