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VA to hold Veterans’ Ecumenical Memorial Service

May 1, 2012

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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






May 1, 2012


VA to hold Veterans’ Ecumenical Memorial Service


OMAHA, Neb. — An ecumenical memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. May 6 in the chapel of the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center at 4101 Woolworth Ave.


The service is to honor the memory of veterans who have died in the past six months.


The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System Chaplain Service and Hospice and Palliative Care Team invite the community to join in this service.


The chapel is located on the first floor of the Omaha VA Medical Center.


MEDIA NOTE:  News media who wish to cover this service are asked to contact Anna Morelock at 402-651-9583 or e-mail


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