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VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

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NEWS RELEASE: Nebraska, W. Iowa VA to Host Veterans’ Town Hall Jan. 26 in Gibbon, Neb.

January 9, 2017

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Contact: Will Ackerman, Director, Communication & Voluntary Service

Office: (402) 995-4719 Cell: (402) 332-6780



OMAHA, Neb. — VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System senior leadership will hold a Veterans’ Town Hall at 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at the American Legion, 1029 Court Street, Gibbon, Neb.

The town hall is to gain open and honest feedback from veterans, their family members and other beneficiaries.

Senior leadership and other subject-matter experts from the local VA health system will be present to improve communication with and hear directly from veterans and their families.

VA also welcomes input from congressional stakeholders, veteran service organizations, non-governmental organizations and other community partners at the meeting.

Following the town hall, representatives from various VA programs will be available to provide assistance to veterans who may not be enrolled in the health care system.

“Caring for Veterans is a calling, and our first commitment is to provide veterans and their families the timely, quality care and benefits they have earned and deserve through their service to our nation,” said B. Don Burman, director, VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System.

For more information, contact Will Ackerman at or call 800-451-5796, ext. 4719.



About VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

The VA NWIHCS is a Joint Commission-accredited, level-1b facility, which consists of a tertiary medical center in Omaha, Neb., and two larger clinics in Lincoln and Grand Island – which includes a community living center – five community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC) and one contract clinic. VA NWIHCS is part of the VA Midwest Health Care Network (VISN 23), which serves an estimated veteran population of 161,000 in 101 counties in Nebraska, western Iowa, Kansas and Missouri.