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New VA mental health outpatient clinic to open in Reno

Posted August 17, 2012 by By Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON — To better serve the mental health needs of Veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new Mental Health Outpatient Clinic at the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System in Reno, Nev. “VA is continuing to elevate its service to our Veterans by becoming the twenty-first century standard of excellence in health…

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New VA Medical Center dedicated

Posted August 10, 2012 by By Master Sgt. David Miller

The first Veterans Affairs Medical Center ever built in southern Nevada and the first built in the United States in 17 years was dedicated August 6th by VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, with more than 700 people in attendance.

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DOD, VA release mobile app targeting post-traumatic stress

Posted August 3, 2012 by By Air Force News Service

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have released a free Apple and Android smartphone mobile application for use with post-traumatic stress disorder treatment. The app is called PE Coach; PE stands for “prolonged exposure.” Psychologists at the Defense Department’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology, known as T2, and the VA National…

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Wounded Warriors play basketball at Nellis Warrior Fitness Center

Posted August 3, 2012 by anradmin

U.S. Air Force wounded warriors participate in the first all-Air Force wounded warrior basketball camp on July 27, 2012, at the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force base, Nev.

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VA exceeds 2012 goal to improve online access to benefits information

Posted August 3, 2012 by anradmin

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that 1.67 million Veterans and Servicemembers have registered for the secure, joint VA-Department of Defense, self-service web portal...

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U.S. Air Force Weapons School veteran visits Nellis

Posted July 20, 2012 by Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Retired Col. Ronald E. Catton, a graduate and former instructor from the weapons school, visited U.S. Air Force Weapons School Airmen July 13 to share his knowledge and experiences.

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VA deploys new processing model for compensation claims

Posted July 20, 2012 by By Department of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced it is deploying a new model for processing compensation benefits claims at 16 VA regional offices.

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Nellis, Creech, NTTR, Retiree Appreciation Day on the horizon

Posted July 13, 2012 by Compiled by Master Sgt. Jeramie Brown

Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, and the Nevada Test and Training Range, have announced the date for their annual Retiree Appreciation...

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VA uses technology to provide rural Veterans greater access to specialty care services

Posted July 13, 2012 by By Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has implemented a new initiative, Specialty Care Access Network-Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (SCAN-ECHO), to increase access to specialty care services for Veterans in rural and medically under-served areas through the use of videoconferencing equipment. “We are committed to providing increased access to high-quality health care to Veterans…

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NELLIS NOTAM – June 22, 2012

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Former U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. (ret) Peter T. Kempf passed away June 15 after a prolonged battle with cancer. A career pilot with 33 years of service, he was a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School and was the architect of the U.S. invasion of…

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