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[ABOVE] Harvey recovery updates: Alleviating red tape for those needing care, Mobile Vet Centers deploy


Veteran receives high-tech prosthetic hand

Veteran Daniel Glanz lost his right hand while serving in Afghanistan 12 years ago. Today, Glanz has a brand new prosthetic hand with world-class technology which gives him the ability to adjust hand functions on the fly in ways that were not possible in the past.

Suicide Prevention


Be there for Veterans this Suicide Prevention Month

During Suicide Prevention Month and year round, help VA let people know that preventing suicide starts with this simple act of support: Be There.


Veterans provide a “Hero’s Welcome” in service to others

Veterans serving Veterans is the driving force behind the Hero’s Welcome program. The program helps newly-admitted Veterans feel welcome in the hospital and ensures they know what resources are available to them during their stay.

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This week we honor the 166 Veterans who perished during the 1935 Labor Day Hurricane in Florida.

On Sept. 2, 1935, a hurricane destroyed three Veteran Work Program camps in the Florida Keys. The Veteran Work Program was managed by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration to provide employment to transient Veterans.

#VeteranOfTheDay Nominations


Nominate a special Veteran as #VeteranOfTheDay

It’s easy to nominate a Veteran. All it takes is an email to us with as much information as you can put together. Click on the picture to the left for an overview of how to put together a great #VeteranOfTheDay package.

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