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NEWS RELEASE: Veterans Invited to Learn What the NEW VA Health Care System Offers Today

February 28, 2013

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

Veterans Invited to Learn What the NEW VA Health Care System Offers

in Grand Island
This is Not the VA You Think it is; It’s So Much More!

 

OMAHA, Neb., — An informational public forum for Veterans and others to learn about the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care benefits and services will be held at 1 p.m. March 18 at the United Veteran’s Club, 1914 West Capital Ave, Grand Island, Neb.

 

Representatives from the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s Grand Island Community-Based Outpatient Clinic and Community Living Center will highlight the latest information for Veterans regarding services and benefits.

The event is being hosted by the VA NWIHCS Grand Island Veteran’s Advisory Board, which is comprised of Veterans who receive health care services through the clinic.

 

Veterans will also learn how they can get involved in helping others through the board.

 

For more information, contact Dean Heiden at 402-336-7720.

 

About VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

 

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 http://www.nebraska.va.gov 

 

For further information, contact:
Will Ackerman -- Public Affairs Officer, VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
Office:  (402) 995-4719; Cell:  (402) 332-6780
E-mail:  William.Ackerman@va.gov

 

Twitter: http://twitter.com/VANWIHCS
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NebraskaIowaVA 

 

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