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Miss Jefferson County 2024 Spreads Love to Veterans at Birmingham VA

Valentine’s Day is celebrated annually as a day to show love and affection to those who mean the most to you. For Emma Terry, Miss Jefferson County 2024, this Valentine’s Day meant a little more.

Emma Terry

Veterans Response Team (VRT) announces graduation of inaugural CRIT training class

The Birmingham VA Health Care System (Birmingham VA) is pleased to announce the graduation of its first Crisis Response and Intervention Training (CRIT) class on Friday, February 16th, 2024, at the Birmingham VA East Clinic in Irondale.

CRIT training photographs

Birmingham VA Launches Mobile Medical Unit to Boost Veteran Health Care Access

In a significant stride toward enhancing health care access for Veterans, the Birmingham VA Health Care System introduced its new Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) today.

MMU Ribbon Cutting

VRT: Community Crisis Response & Support

In the heart of Birmingham, a new chapter began in 2023 with the formation of the Veterans Response Team (VRT) by the Birmingham VA Health Care System.

Mayor Randall Woodfin addresses the Birmingham City Council introducing the Birmingham VA Veterans Response Team.

Birmingham VA's Point in Time: Mapping Veteran homelessness

On a single night in January, in the heart of Birmingham, a dedicated team from the Birmingham VA embarked on a crucial mission along with scores of others.

More than 20 Birmingham VA volunteers and Social Work staff scour assigned areas in the City of Birmingham for anyone affected by homelessness.

Revolutionizing Veteran Care: Birmingham VA Unveils Exciting Culinary Transformations

At the Birmingham VA, Veterans are at the heart of everything. And in Nutrition and Food Service, customer service is not just an ingredient, it's the secret sauce.

Serving up Freshness

Revving Up: VTS launches with Ribbon Cutting

The Birmingham VA Health Care System formally announced the Veterans Transportation Service (VTS) available to Veterans, Jan. 19.

Dr. Oladipo Kukoyi cuts the ribbon christening the VTS.

Birmingham VA advances lung care with robotic-assisted platform

The Birmingham VA Health Care System recently implemented the Ion Endoluminal System, a robotic-assisted platform for minimally invasive biopsy in the lung.

Birmingham VA health Care System Pulmonary staff demonstrate its recently implemented Ion Endoluminal System, a robotic-assisted platform for minimally invasive biopsy in the lung, during a lung cancer awareness event.

Birmingham VA police begin use of body cameras

Placing our Veterans at the focus of our priorities, the Birmingham VA police have taken a proactive step to enhance accountability and ensure their safety by adopting body cameras.

Birmingham VA police begin use of body cameras

American Legion hosts Christmas Caravan, a Birmingham VA tradition

In the heart of Birmingham, a heartwarming tradition unfolds each year at the Birmingham VA Health Care System.

American Legion hosts Christmas Caravan, Birmingham VA tradition