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Read about what's happening at the Butler VA! Have a story to share? Please contact the Butler VA's Public Affairs Officer at 878-271-6492.

In the spotlight at VA Butler

New Pharmacy Residency Program

A first for the Butler VA Health Care System – a Pharmacy Residency program! The new Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency program at the Butler VA is a 12 month program where residents will train to learn advanced clinical skills to prepare them for future positions.

Ce Jae Scolese and Kaylee McCaffrey, the first two residents of this new program
In the spotlight at VA Butler

Beyond Expectations

Last month, Retired Master Chief Navy Counselor and Vietnam Veteran Robert Tinsley came to the Butler VA Health Care System for the first time, and his experience was “beyond his expectations.”

Retired Master Chief Navy Counselor and Vietnam Veteran Robert Tinsley

Veteran Hat Display

At the Butler VA Health Care System, we honor our Veterans any way we can. One of those unique ways – a Veteran hat display at the Michael A. Marzano VA Clinic in Mercer County.

Butler VA Physical Therapist Scott Belden with a Veteran patient bumping elbows

Dispel the Myths

U.S. Air Force Veteran David McPeak retired in 1994 and was eligible at that time to use the VA for his health care. But, because of what he had heard about the VA, he did not. Today, he is one of the VA’s biggest advocates.

U.S. Air Force Veteran David McPeak

A Veterans Story: Charles “Chuck” Felts

My name is Charles Felts. But I prefer Chuck. I am a 22-year Veteran having served 13 years in the Marine Corps and 9 years in the Army National Guard. And this is my story.

Chuck Felts, U.S. Marine Corps and Army National Guard Veteran

VA Prescriptions at Home

With the upcoming flu season, and the current COVID-19 pandemic, VA’s Pharmacy makes it simple for Veterans to stay home and stay safe while receiving their needed medications on time.

U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Joe Emery

Helpful Reminders

Aaron Kelosky served in the U.S. Army from 2002-2005 as a Cannoneer, including a tour in Iraq. He has been coming to the Butler VA for five years, and now uses VA’s Annie App to help with his health care.

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