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patient getting eyeglasses adjustedProsthetic and Sensory Aids
VA's 4000-item prosthetic inventory includes devices to assist Veterans with mobility, enhance senses such as hearing, and make living spaces more convenient and user-friendly.
VA Volunteers, Edna and Rock EagleDedication Money Can't Buy
Volunteers are the backbone of many organizations, such as schools, non-profits, parks, churches, and hospitals. At the VA, volunteers are essential partners in providing care to our Veterans.
NutritionEat Healthy, Feel Great!
When I say nutritionist, do you think weight management? If so, that is correct, but good nutrition extends far beyond weight management.
4000 and counting4000 and Counting
VA's prosthetics program enables Veterans to enjoy sports, daily activities and functionality using the most advanced technologies for replacement limbs, hearing aids, and women's prostheses.
Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.Follow Us on Flickr!
Are you looking for a Veteran-centric site to visit in the Washington DC Metro Area? Do you have an affinity for Veterans and Service Members? Follow Andre and Will's journey to local landmarks.
Foodservice dietician, Annemarie Price, MS, RD, shows why the Martinsburg VA Medical Center has an award-winning composting program as she prepares to collect organic waste to compost in a bio bag.Step into the Green Scene
At VISN 5, we are committed to practicing green initiatives. All four medical centers participate in multiple programs that protect and benefit our environment.
What if you could see your doctor for a non-emergency appointment in the comfort of your own home?Imagine Care Anywhere
What if you could see your doctor for a non-emergency appointment in the comfort of your own home? If you’re using VA telehealth services, you can.
the new look of our websiteVISN 5 Website Redsign
We know that you consider this website our front door. And we want you to feel welcome. Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation.
Joy Phillips is the new Womens Health Program Manager.Bringing "Joy" To Women Veterans
Joylynn “Joy” Phillips, RN-BC, BSN, MS, NEA-BC, is the new Martinsburg VA Medical Center (VAMC) Women Veterans Program Manager. A Baltimore native, Phillips has an appreciation for her blue collar upbringing
Charles P. Clark, the oldest living confirmed WWII Veteran receiving health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs pose with Timothy Cooke, the Martinsburg VAMC director during a Certificate of Appreciation presentation on March 16, 2015 at the medical center.107-year-old Veteran's Story
Charles P. Clark, a 107-year-old World War II (WWII) Veteran has been living at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center (VAMC) Community Living Center since November and has pretty much seen it all.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Staff at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center participate in a PINK OUT every Monday in October to promote breast cancer awareness.Breast Cancer Awareness Information for Veterans
The Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center's Women's Clinic has acquired a new state of the art 3D imaging mammography unit which allows superior imaging leading to earlier detection.
Veteran Brandon Thompson at the Aspire Center in San DiegoASPIRE Center Helps Veterans Get Their Life Back
Here's one Veteran's story about finding a “good place to be” thanks to VA's Aspire Center in San Diego, a 40-bed facility aimed at promoting recovery in Veterans returning from combat.
Wendy Schuster, LPN, with Veteran Stacy Coleman getting ready for an appointmentVA Provides Comprehensive Care for Women Veterans
The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center and clinics in Michigan and Wisconsin cared for over 1,100 women Veterans in 2016, providing a full continuum of care for women Veterans.
Palm Trees and cloudy skyMy HealtheVet: Vital Resource During Emergency
During an emergency, Veterans enrolled in My HealtheVet can access their medication refills, health records and other valuable tools when medical centers and other facilities are inaccessible.
Runner on the beachWith VA Adaptive Sports, life has become a joy
It's more than therapy. The Veterans Summer Sports Clinic offers many exciting recreational opportunities for Veterans accepting the challenge to strengthen their bodies and improve their self-worth.
HealtheVet New Home pageMy HealtheVet has a New Look - Check it Out!
The next generation of My HealtheVet is here, and we think you will like what you see! The new site was recently redesigned with new colors and a cleaner look. Check it out today!
Veteran and volunteer in golf kartNational Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament
The National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament, being held this week in Iowa City, Iowa, gives disabled Veterans an opportunity to learn new skills and strengthen their self-esteem.
Veteran Daniel Glanz shows off the new prosthetic hand, an iLimb QuantumVeteran Receives High-tech Prosthetic Hand
Afghanistan Veteran Daniel Glanz has a brand new prosthetic hand, an iLimb Quantum, with functions that are programmable with a smartphone app and can change functions with a simple gesture.
Veteran Alexandrea Gries and her service dog ShermanVeteran talks about suicide to help other Veterans
Combat Veteran Alexandrea Gries shares her experiences with Veterans to help them overcome their obstacles and issues. “VA is probably the single biggest reason why I'm still alive.”
Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts for PA Veterans
At the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the new cardiac catheterization suite offers state-of-the-art care for area Veterans close to home. Less travel and loved ones by their side.

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