VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System News - VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System News - NEWS RELEASE: Nebraska VA to Host 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games Hundreds of Veterans will converge here for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG), Aug. 8–12, 2015. The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VA NWIHCS) is hosting the event at venues across Omaha. The theme for the 2015 games is “Patriots on the Plains.” Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: VA Coordinated National Disaster Medical System Exercise Omaha’s VA Medical Center Hospital Incident Command team coordinated a National Disaster Medical System exercise Sept. 4. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: VA to Hold Stand Down for Veterans Homeless Veterans can come in from the cold to get assistance and a hot meal at a “Stand Down” Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pinnacle Bank Arena, Haymarket, 400 Pinnacle Arena Drive. The event is being held in conjunction with a community-wide Project Homeless Connect. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs to Hold Open House in S. Sioux City, Neb. A Veterans of the Armed Forces Open House to provide veterans information and assistance with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits and services takes place Sept. 5 and 6 at American Legion/VFW Post 307, 109 E. 19th St, S. Sioux City, Neb. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs to Hold Grand Opening, Open House at Bellevue Clinic The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System will hold a grand opening and open house at its Bellevue, Neb., Community-Based Outpatient Clinic at 2206 Longo Dr., Aug. 28. A grand opening and ribbon-cutting event will occur at 10 a.m. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Nebraska, W. Iowa VA to Host Veterans’ Town Hall Aug. 26 VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System senior leadership will hold a Veterans’ Town Hall at 9 a.m. Aug. 26 in the auditorium at its clinic at 600 S. 70th St., Lincoln, Neb. The town hall is designed to gain open and honest feedback from veterans, their family members and other beneficiaries. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs to Host Veterans Appreciation Evening Aug. 18 w/Omaha Storm Chasers The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System will host a Veterans Appreciation Event Aug. 18 at Werner Park, 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion, Neb., in partnership with the Omaha Storm Chasers baseball game. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: VA Funds Nebraska, W. Iowa Agencies in Battle to End Homelessness Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced the award of $2,793,902 in homeless prevention grants to several Nebraska and western Iowa counties. The grants will serve homeless and at-risk veteran families as part of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs Director Announces Plan to Leave Nebraska-W. Iowa Marci Mylan, PhD, Director of the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System, announced today that she will leave her position to return to clinical and academic work as a psychologist at the Minneapolis VA medical center. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs Clinic will Move to New Bellevue, Neb., Location The Community-Based Outpatient Clinic operated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will open in a new Bellevue, Neb., location July 21. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:00:00 EST