Veterans

March 29, 2013

Retiree Council shares news, notes

Michael Roberts

This month’s article focuses on local and online Veteran Administration resources. While some of this information may previously have been published, it is important to continue to keep retirees and eligible veterans informed of their availability.

Sierra Vista Community Based Outpatient Clinic
The Sierra Vista Community Based Outpatient Clinic is designed to deliver Primary Care Services to eligible veterans living in southeastern Arizona.
Services and scope of care include:

  • Education
  • Eligibility and enrollment
  • Health maintenance
  • Health promotion
  • Health screening
  • Specimen collection laboratory
  • Management of acute and chronic diseases
  • Medication education and counseling
  • Mental health
  • Nutrition
  • Optometry services
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical therapy
  • Primary care
  • Radiology
  • Returning Combat Veterans Program
  • Routine procedures, such as dermatologic procedures, skin tests, dressing changes and immunizations
  • Social work
  • Telehealth
  • Women’s health
  • Wound care

Location and hours of operation:
101 N. Coronado Dr. Suite A, Sierra Vista – Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., excluding federal holidays

For more information, contact 459.1529 or http://www.tucson.va.gov/CBOCs/sierravista.asp.

My HealtheVet provides health assistance
My HealtheVet offers tips and tools to help retirees and veterans partner with their health care team, who work together to manage retirees’ and veterans’ health. The support tools on this page are designed to enrich the experience with My HealtheVet and help users make informed decisions.

The My HealtheVet Virtual Tour is a multimedia presentation of the many features one can find on the My HealtheVet website. View it online at https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/anonymous.portal?_nfpb=true&_nfto=false&_pageLabel=mhvHome.

Location changes for next RC meeting
The next Retiree Council quarterly meeting will take place on April 12, 10 a.m., in Murr Community Center due to a conflict with the Army Community Service conference room on that day. All military retirees are invited to attend.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Natalie Lakosil

Memorial Day ceremonies honor those who lost their lives for our country

Natalie Lakosil Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Command Sgt. Major Jeffery Fairley, USAICoE command sergeant major, salute the first wreath laid fo...
 
 

Presidential Proclamation — National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2015 NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION This year, approximately one in five American adults — our friends, colleagues, and loved ones — will experience a diagnosable mental health condition like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or post-traumatic stress, and many others will be troubled by significant emotional and psychological distress, especially in times of difficulty. For most of these...
 
 
Natalie Lakosil

USAG welcomed its new command sergeant major Wednesday

Natalie Lakosil Col. Thomas A. Boone, U.S. Army Garrison commander, right, passes the noncommissioned officers’ sword symbolizing the change of responsibility for USAG to the incoming USAG command sergeant major, Command Sgt....
 

 
Courtesy Photo

JITC gains new senior enlisted leader, one retires

Courtesy Photo From left, Sgt. Maj. Lewis Brown, outgoing senior enlisted leader for the Joint Interoperability Test Command, stands with Sgt. Maj. Antonio Vizcarrondo, U.S. Marine Corps, senior enlisted advisor for the Defense...
 
 
D. Myles Cullen, DOD

Dempsey emphasizes trust at West Point graduation

D. Myles Cullen, DOD Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Saturday. WEST POINT, N.Y. — The chairman of the Joint Chief...
 
 

Cyber readiness inspection takes place on FH next week

The Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, will conduct a command cyber readiness inspection, CCRI, at Fort Huachuca Monday through June 5. The inspection is mandated by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff instruction, CJCSI 6211.02D, targets all installation secure internet protocol router network (SIPRNET) points of presence, and may include military, civilian,...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin