VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System News - VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System News - NEWS RELEASE: Nebraska, W. Iowa VA to Host Veterans’ Town Hall Dec. 18 VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System senior leadership will hold a Veterans’ Town Hall at 9 a.m. Dec. 18 at the United Veterans Club, 1914 W. Capital Ave, Grand Island, Neb. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:00:00 EST Spaghetti Feed to Support National Veterans Golden Age Games Support veterans and enjoy a spaghetti dinner for $5 per person from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Great Plains Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7612 Maple St., Omaha. The proceeds from the event will support more than 800 veterans who will converge on Omaha Aug. 8 – 12, 2015, to participate in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 29th National Veterans Golden Age Games. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Grand Island Veterans Affairs to Dedicate New Chapel The community is invited to attend a dedication and open house for a new chapel and renovated recreation hall at 1 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Grand Island Veterans Affairs medical facility, 2201 N. Broadwell Ave. A dedication event will occur at 1 p.m. followed by an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Stand Down to Give Homeless Veterans VA Assistance Homeless Veterans can come in from the cold to get assistance and a hot meal at a “Stand Down” at the Grace University Field House, 820 Pine Street, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: National Veterans Affairs Recognizes Two Nebraska Employees The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs named two central Nebraska Veterans Health Administration employees to the Feds Feed Families “Hall of Fame.” Tue, 04 Nov 2014 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs to Hold Information Forum Nov. 10 in Lincoln A public information forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in the auditorium at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System medical clinic, 600 S. 70th St, Lincoln, Neb. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 07:00:00 EST 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: Veterans Affairs Walk-In Flu Shot Clinics Open The Veterans Health Administration seasonal flu vaccination campaign kicks off Oct. 14. The theme for this year’s campaign is “Infection: Don’t Pass It On.” Veterans are encouraged to receive their free flu vaccination at their nearest VA health care facility. Mon, 13 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