VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System News - VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System News - 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 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