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VA Augusta exceeds goal to permanently house Veterans

It’s not just a pat on the back, it’s one step closer to a Veteran foot in the door to permanent housing.

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VA Augusta urologist is working to change the contraceptive culture for men

What is your contraception of choice? It’s not a question men hear very often.

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VA Augusta aims to save more lives with new mammography machine

Veterans in the CSRA will soon have greater access to mammography screenings to prevent, detect and treat breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Survivors kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

VA Augusta employee uses creativity and compassion to reach Veterans at risk for suicide

At VA, employees take their role in the treatment of Veterans seriously. It’s a mission of care for the Veteran and their families.

VA employee creates card

It’s time to get a little messy

Splish, splash, pour, tie-dye – Veterans from the VA Augusta Health Care System Community Living Center took turns making a mess during the first Community Living Center (CLC) Outdoor Messy Art Day on Sep. 16, 2022.

Veteran painting canvas outside

VA Augusta employee invents device to prevent falls

One VA employee had a productive first week on the job.

Physical therapy assistant puts invention on Veteran's foot

Augusta VA receives $1.2 million for colorectal research

Out of the 9 million Veterans in the United States, one million aged 50 and older will develop colorectal cancer over the remainder of their lives and nearly 433,000 Veterans will die from it. But one VA research team is working hard to change those numbers.

Dr. Kebin Liu in the lab

Augusta VA’s massive job fair attracts more than 800 applicants

More than 800 members of community attended the recent job fair held at the Augusta VA Health Care System’s uptown campus.

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New Veterans Crisis Line phone number

Effective July 16, Veterans have the option to Dial 988 then Press 1 to connect with caring, qualified responders for 24/7 crisis support.

New suicide prevention number

Local Veteran shares her experience while stationed at the Pentagon on 9/11/2001

US Navy Veteran Regina Briscoe was stationed next to the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001

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