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VA Hines health care

At Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, our health care teams are deeply experienced and guided by the needs of Veterans, their families, and caregivers. Located 12 miles west of downtown Chicago and at six out patient clinics across the region, Hines VA offers primary, extended and specialty care to Veteran patients in the Chicago area. We are the largest VA in the state of Illinois, where more than a million Veterans reside. The hospital treats more than 56,000 veterans from World War II through the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.


5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL 60141-3030
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“You know the secret to living this long?” asked Lawrence “Larry” Szydlowski, as he leaned in, “Don’t be grouchy.”


Veterans lined up outside Gen. Richard L. Jones National Guard Armory as early as 5 a.m. on July 12, waiting to get into the Chicago Summer Stand Down.

Veteran holds bag while volunteer places item inside


Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CT

Building 9, Auditorium

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