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The Butler VA Health Care 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.

Butler VA Prepares to Launch New VA Health Care Options under MISSION Act

May 24, 2019

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will launch its new and improved community care program June 6, 2019, implementing portions of the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 (the MISSION Act).

Butler VA To Host Mental Health Summit

May 03, 2019

The Butler VA Health Care System will host a Mental Health Summit on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 8:30am-4pm at the Abie Abraham VA Health Care Center (Auditorium).

Women Walk For Homeless Veterans

May 03, 2019

Women Veterans are invited to a “Women’s Walk for Homeless Veterans” (part of the VA2K Walk and Roll). The VA2K is a short two-kilometer walk (approximately 1.2 miles) dedicated to supporting homeless Veterans while also encouraging healthy activity.

VA2K Walk and Roll to Support Homeless Veterans and Promote Health and Exercise

May 02, 2019

The Butler VA Health Care System will host the 9th Annual VA2K Walk and Roll on May 15 from 11am-3pm at the Abie Abraham VA Clinic (HCC). The VA2K Walk and Roll is dedicated to supporting homeless Veterans while also encouraging healthy activity.

Commemoration To Be Held To Recognize All Local Vietnam Veterans

March 11, 2019

The Butler VA Health Care System and the Butler Veteran “X” Program are hosting the second annual Vietnam Veteran Commemoration to honor and recognize local Vietnam Veterans, welcome them home, and thank them for their service.

Healthy Living Food Drive for Veterans

January 02, 2019

To help Veterans start off 2019 eating healthier, the Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Program at VA Butler is organizing a food drive. Non-expired, non-perishable food items will be collected throughout the month of January for Veterans in need.