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I CARE Core Values

I CARE Stories

I CARE In Action - Their Stories

Learn about VA employees whom embody the Core Values in their everyday lives. These are their inspiring stories.


Brett Moree, advocates for a Veteran in Hospice

Advocates for a Veteran in Hospice

Houma, Louisiana

When a Marine in hospice care made a request to be buried in dress blues, a cemetery worker at Louisiana National Cemetery willingly donated his own Marine uniform to fulfill the man’s wish. Read more »




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A Meaningful Farewell

Riverside, California

After six years with Riverside National Cemetery, Bennie Mann has served families of Veterans under the most heartbreaking circumstances—at the burials of fallen soldiers. Read more »




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The Patriotic Nurse

Louisville, Kentucky

Nurse Winston noticed that it was difficult to share information across the unit. Brooklyn formed a committee and worked with other staff members to develop a quarterly newsletter, The Patriotic Nurse. Read more »




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Advocacy in South Dakota

McLaughlin, South Dakota

When a Veteran comes to Linda Comeau she enjoys nothing more than serving their needs. See how Linda has shown excellence every day at the McLaughlin, South Dakota Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) Program. Read more »




An I CARE Welcome

San Juan Celebrates I CARE

San Juan, Puerto Rico

When the San Juan Medical Center Director asked employees to find creative ways to showcase I CARE, Axel Roman led the effort to transform the facility's main lobby in to a dedication wall to VA's Core Values. Take a look at the team's creative use of clear panels to show clients and visitors who we are and what we stand for. Read more »