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Omaha VA Police Administrator Wins National-Level Award

September 25, 2012

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Will Ackerman – Public Affairs Officer

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

4101 Woolworth Ave. (00PA)

Omaha, NE  68105

Office:  402-995-4719

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Sept. 25, 2012


Omaha VA Police Administrator Wins National-Level Award


OMAHA, Neb. – An Omaha native earned a national-level Department of Veterans Affairs police award.


Ted Wzorek won the award in the administrative support staff category for large unit size for the 2012 VA Police Annual Awards.


Wzorek is an 11-year employee of the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System medical center in Omaha. He is the administrative support assistant for the VA Police Service at NWIHCS.


Key achievements include spearheading two fundraisers – Shop with a Cop and Bail or Jail – that raised more than $1,000 to help local Veterans and their families.


He also implemented a process to save the NWIHCS VA Police more than $5,000 in travel costs.


 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