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WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday at VASNHS Primary Care Clinic

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — When Milton Chatelain arrived for a check-up at the Northeast Las Vegas VA Clinic July 13, 2020, he was...

VASNHS provides virtual group therapy to veterans

While social distancing is helping to slow the spread of COVID-19, it isn’t without its share of challenges. For those who live alone or are...

VA to host transition service fair, town hall

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will host a Veterans Transition Fair, Town Hall Meeting Feb. 1. VASNHS is partnering with the Southern Nevada Veterans...

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act claims now being determined

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs began deciding claims for the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 Jan. 1, 2020. The act...

Veterans with Veteran Health ID Card can shop at Military Exchange...

The Defense Department has announced expanded commissary, Military Service Exchange and MWR access beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and established a standard for physical access...

WWII veterans awarded French Legion d’Honneur Medal

World War II Veterans William “Dean” Whitaker and William Grant received the French Legion d’Honneur award in a ceremony in Las Vegas on Oct....

Amputee exercise, support group meets at VASNHS

When Joseph Curran coaches his fellow Veterans in the gym, his intensity can rival that of some football coaches. “C’mon, you’ve got this!” Curran barks...

Veterans walk again with help of VA, Indego

Mark Christianson served more than 20 years as a U.S. Army Green Beret, retiring in 1991. After surgery to remove a tumor from his spinal...

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System earns ‘LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader’...

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System has announced their “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The designation was awarded...

Vet-to-vet mental health counseling available at vet centers

Veterans experiencing mental health challenges have many options for seeking care within the VA. They can connect with support through in-person appointments at local VA...