VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System News - VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System News - NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs Medical Center to Honor Fallen Heroes The Seventh Annual Memorial Day Commemoration will be held at 4 p.m. May 22 at the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System medical center main flag pole at 4101 Woolworth Ave, Omaha, Neb. Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: National Veterans Golden Age Games Seeks Volunteers The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking more than 2,000 volunteers to support the 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG), being held in Omaha, Neb., Aug. 8 – 12. Volunteers donating their time and talents are essential to the success of this event. Fri, 15 May 2015 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Poker Run Fundraiser to Benefit National Veterans Golden Age Games A poker run to raise funds for the 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games is scheduled May 30. During the poker run, participants will visit checkpoints, drawing a card at each one. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of the run. Tue, 05 May 2015 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs to Host ‘Crusin’ Lincoln’ Show & Shine Outreach Event It’s not your usual Veterans Affairs outreach event. Veterans are invited to bring their classic cars and motorcycles to the 3rd Annual “Crusin Lincoln” Show & Shine event May 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Lincoln VA Clinic, 600 S. 70th St. Tue, 05 May 2015 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: O’Neill Veterans Affairs Clinic to Hold Open House April 24 Veterans are invited to an open house from 9 a.m. to noon April 24 at the Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic at 555 East John Street, O’Neill, Neb. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: New Director Assumes Helm of VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System Don Burman started his tenure as the director of the Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VA NWIHCS) March 24. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:00:00 EST Applications for 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games in Omaha Now Being Accepted VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VA NWIHCS) will host the 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games in Omaha, Neb., Aug. 8 - 12. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is currently accepting applications from Veterans interested in competing in the 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG). Applications can be completed online at www.veteransgoldenagegames.va.gov, and will be accepted through May 15. Veterans ages 55 and older who are enrolled for VA health care are eligible to participate. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Nebraska, W. Iowa VA to Host Veterans’ Town Hall Feb. 25 VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System senior leadership will hold a Veterans’ Town Hall at 10 a.m. Feb. 25 at the United Veterans Club, 1914 W. Capital Ave, Grand Island, Neb. The original town hall was postponed in December because of inclement weather. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: VA Announces Appointment of New Director for VA Nebraska-W. Iowa Health Care System The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announces the appointment of B. Don Burman as the new director of the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VA NWIHCS). Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:00:00 EST NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Affairs Regional Office to Open Field Offices at Three Medical Sites Jan. 5 Veterans who need help with non-health care U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits will have easier access to VA Regional Office counselors beginning Jan. 5. The VA Regional Office in Lincoln, Neb., will open field offices at VA’s Grand Island, Lincoln and Omaha health care facilities. Wed, 31 Dec 2014 07:00:00 EST