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VA Butler Healthcare System's Office of Public Affairs is your source for news, publications, social media and more! Our staff are available to assist local media in answering questions about the health care system, locating an expert or obtaining more information about a news release or event. Please contact the Butler VA's Public Affairs Officer at 878-271-6492.

June 04, 2024

Butler VA Health Care System will be honoring Women Veterans Day (observed on June 12) with a Women Veterans Retreat on Saturday, June 8, from 10am – 2pm at J & J Animal Sanctuary located at 939 Ekastown Road, Saxonburg, Pa.

May 20, 2024

Butler VA Health Care System will be hosting the 14th Annual VA 2K Walk & Roll and Event May 14 – 16 at VA locations in Butler, Lawrence, and Mercer counties.

April 29, 2024

Today, April 17, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that Veteran trust in the Butler VA has risen to 96.6% — up from 91.6% in 2018 (the first year since VA began conducting this survey). Additionally, nationwide trust in VA outpatient care has increased to 91.8% — up from 85.6% in 2018.

April 03, 2024

Butler VA Health Care System is hosting a Veteran Outreach Event in honor of Whole Health month. The event will be held at the Armstrong County VA Clinic located at 11 Hilltop Plaza, Kittanning, Pennsylvania, on April 15 from 11am – 2pm.

March 19, 2024

Butler VA Health Care System will join the nation in recognizing Vietnam War Era Veterans and their families on March 29 for National Vietnam War Commemoration Day.

March 06, 2024

On Tuesday March 5, 2024, VA announced that all Veterans who were exposed to toxins and other hazards while serving in the military – at home or abroad – are now eligible to enroll directly in VA health care.

January 17, 2024

Five local Veterans have been selected as first-place winners in the 2023 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition.

November 28, 2023

Join us for the grand opening of the Butler VA Virtual Health Resource Center.

October 19, 2023

The Butler VA Health Care System is hosting a Town Hall event on October 25.

October 18, 2023

The Butler VA has partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to host National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.