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Major construction at VA hospital starts April 11

$8.7 million new front entrance project will modernize facility, ease access.

New main entrance construction zone graphic

Central Arkansas endocrinologist gets national attention

Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System is blessed with some incredible physicians, educators, and researchers, many of whom are often recognized on a national scale.

Dr. Spyridoula Maraka

Marine Corps Veteran finds tai chi improves his life

CAVHS GRECC tai chi helps Marine Corps Veteran improve oxygen level and balance

Practicing tai chi

CAVHS announces construction project at John L. McClellan

New front entrance project will modernize facility, ease access

Artist rendering of finished main entrance

Veteran flu clinic is up and running

Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System Veteran flu clinics are open in Little Rock and North Little Rock.

Coping with current events in Afghanistan

Veterans who served in Afghanistan may be experiencing a range of challenging emotions related to the U.S withdrawal from the country and unfolding events. Veterans who served during other conflicts may also be feeling strong emotions as they may be reminded of their own deployment experiences.

CAVHS social worker furthers awareness of Mental Health Month

Efforts yield Governor's Mental Health Month proclamation signature.

Lisa Southerland

Tai chi helps Veteran with PTSD

Sometimes PTSD can affect even the toughest of Veterans. But Marine Corps Veteran Hank Wangle has found way through whole health to find calm in the storm.

Mr. Hank Wangle 1979

WWII survivor of ship sinking receives CAVHS coin

Mr. Shelby Grimes is a survivor, literally.

WWII Veteran Shelby Grimes and Ms. Vicky Emmons