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New Tulsa VA Clinic opens Endoscopy Suite for Veterans

On Sept. 28, the new Endoscopy Suite at the Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic began seeing patients with Army Veteran Brian Jackson being the first.

VA staff pose for a photo with a Veteran

Eastern Oklahoma VA Now Giving Flu Shots

The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee and Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa are now giving flu shots to enrolled Veterans.

Nurse giving a flu shot

VA Suicide Prevention Program recognizes Tulsa Police Officer

On Sept. 28, Mark Morgan, director, Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System, presented a VA challenge coin to Tulsa Police Officer Demita Kinnard in recognition of her assistance to the VA Suicide Prevention Program.

VA Director presents a challenge coin to Tulsa Police Officer.

VA Suicide Prevention Program to host Veteran Resource Fair on Sept. 28 in Tulsa

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System Suicide Prevention Program is hosting a free resource fair for Veterans, service-members, family members and supporters.

Corn Hole

Telephone Town Hall for Women Veterans: Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will host a Telephone Town Hall with women Veterans on Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss VA services and the new Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa.

Women Veteran Town Hall graphic

VA to hold Virtual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Listening Sessions Sept. 28 & Sept. 30

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is conducting virtual diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) listening sessions for Veterans through September in support of Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities through the Federal Government.

Virtual meeting

Eastern Oklahoma VA to hold Telephone Town Hall for OEF/OIF/OND Veterans

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will host a Telephone Town Hall to engage with Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) & Operation New Dawn (OND) Veterans on Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

service members return home

Former Muskogee VA volunteer & Korean Veteran soaring high

In 1958, 17 year-old Tom Cotton deployed to Korea with the U.S. Army's 13th Engineering Combat Battalion. The battalion's primary mission was finding mines left over from the Korean War and destroying them.

Veteran skydiving

VA to hold drive-thru Caregiver Resource Fairs

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System invites Veteran caregivers to attend upcoming resource fairs in Tulsa and Muskogee.

Couple embraces

Almost 44% of our Veterans are Fully Vaccinated

Since receiving COVID-19 vaccination in December 2020, the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System has administered 29,785 COVID-19 vaccine shots to Veterans. A total of 15,002 Veterans are fully vaccinated which amounts to 43.51%.

COVID-19 vaccine