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GCVHCS Director Fourth of July Message

As we celebrate Independence Day here along the Mississippi, Alabama and Florida Gulf Coast, I want to express my gratitude to the millions of men and women who have served our nation during times of peace and conflict.

4th of July

Honoring History and the Fight for Freedom this Juneteenth

As we prepare to celebrate a relatively new federal holiday this weekend - Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day - I encourage each and every one of you to take a moment and reflect on the significant struggles we as a nation have faced, both centuries ago and today.


Crestview, Florida, World War II Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday at Pensacola VA Clinic

PENSACOLA, Fla. – A Crestview, Florida-area World War II Veteran celebrated his 100th birthday at the Joint Ambulatory Care Center (JACC) in Pensacola, Florida, June 13.

Morris 100th Birthday

Memorial Day Message from GCVHCS Associate Medical Center Director

On behalf of the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS), I would like to wish our Veterans and other eligible beneficiaries, caregivers, survivors, friends and our community a safe Memorial Day weekend.

Memorial Day

GCVHCS Celebrates Virtual Veterans Experience Week, VA2K Walk

BILOXI, Miss. – With an effort designed to educate employees on the Veteran experience, Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) staff at the organization's five facilities in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida participated in Virtual Veterans Experience (VX) Week May 16 through 20.

Pensacola VA2K Walk

GCVHCS Chief of Police, VA Police Officer Participate in National Police Week 5K

BILOXI, Miss. – In recognition of a U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) police officer killed in the line of duty, the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) Chief of Police Services participated in an annual run May 13 dedicated to fallen VA police officers.

Police Week Run

GCVHCS Announces 2022 Nursing Awards, Wraps Up Nurses Week Celebrations

BILOXI, Miss. – The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) announced its 2022 organization-wide nursing awards during a virtual presentation May 12 in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Chaplain Blessing of the Hands

GCVHCS Laboratory Professionals Celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

BILOXI, Miss.— Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) employees serving a vital role in patient care celebrated a national week-long observance April 24 through 30.

Lab Week Cake

GCVHCS Announces Social Worker of the Year

BILOXI, Miss. – The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System’s (GCVHCS) Social Work Service named its Social Worker of the Year April 18 during a brief recognition ceremony at the organization’s headquarters in Biloxi, Mississippi.

GCVHCS Social Worker of the Year

GCVHCS Celebrates Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

BILOXI, Miss. – In recognition of National Volunteer week April 17 through 23, the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) honors volunteers supporting local Veterans along the Gulf Coast and is supporting a public campaign encouraging area residents to give back to Veterans when possible.

Rabon, GCVHCS Volunteer