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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.

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Two VA Employees Nominated for “The Sammies” Award

Federal employees are responsible for many noteworthy and inspiring accomplishments that are seldom recognized or celebrated. The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, “Sammies” highlight excellence in our federal workforce and inspire other talented and dedicated individuals to go into public service. Read more »

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Veteran-focused Employees: Living our VA I CARE Values

Minneapolis, Minnesota

An Iraq War Veteran wrote praising the quality of care he received from the Mental Health Team at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, and in particular VA nurse, Ms. Emily Ehmke. Read more »

SECVA Honor Award for I CARE Presented to NCA HR Staff

SECVA Honor Award for I CARE Presented to NCA HR Staff

Leesburg, Virginia

The Interim Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs (IUSMA) Ronald E. Walters presented the Secretary’s Honor Award for ICARE to its Human Resources Center (HRC) at the Annual National Cemetery Administration (NCA) Training Conference held in Leesburg, Virginia March 3-4. Read more »

I CARE Recognition Wall

I CARE Employee Recognition Wall

Tucson, Arizona

The I CARE Employee recognition wall was designed by the Southwest CMOPs (Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy) Employee Awards and Recognition Committee in Tucson, AZ. Read more »

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