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Memorial Service to honor Veterans who died in past 12 months

November 3, 2011

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Will Ackerman -- Public Affairs Officer

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

4101 Woolworth Avenue (00P)

Omaha, NE  68105

Office:  (402) 995-4719

Cell:  (402) 332-6780






Nov. 3, 2011


Memorial Service to honor Veterans who died in past 12 months


OMAHA, Neb. – The Department of Veterans Affairs will hold an Ecumenical Memorial Service to honor all Veterans who died in the past 12 months at 2 p.m. Nov. 6 in the chapel of the medical center at 4101 Woolworth Ave.


            The service is being hosted by the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System Chaplain Service and Hospice and Palliative Care Team.


            All are welcome to join in this service that commemorates the Veteran’s life, death, and hope for them and their families.


            For more information about this event, call the chaplain service offices at 402-995-3128 or 402-9955779.


            MEDIA NOTE:  Media interested in reporting on this service should contact the public affairs office by e-mailing or call 402-995-4719.


The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s mission is to honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. VA NWIHCS employees serve more than 161,000 Veterans in Nebraska, western Iowa and portions of Kansas and Missouri. The system includes a tertiary medical center in Omaha and a Community Living Center in Grand Island, Neb.  Community-based outpatient clinics are located in Lincoln, Grand Island, North Platte, Norfolk, and Bellevue, Neb., and Shenandoah, Iowa; and a contract outreach clinic in O’Neill, Neb. For more information, visit