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I CARE In Action


Across the Department of Veterans Affairs, employees at every level go over-and-above to provide exceptional care, benefits, and services to Veterans, their families, caregivers, and survivors.

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Featured Stories  |  Nominate VA Employees  |  Archived Stories

Featured I CARE Stories
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Felisha Cooper
Medical Support Assistant
G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center
Ms. Cooper assisted a Veteran with dangerously high blood sugar who had become disoriented and was calling for help. Read more »
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Larry Hughes
General Foreman
VA Willamette National Cemetery
Mr. Hughes oversees a team of dedicated professionals that work tirelessly and are committed to ensuring Willamette National Cemetery remain a shrine that memorializes our country’s heroes. Read more »
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Christina Ananthakrishnan
Business Relationship Manager
VA Central Office
Ms. Ananthakrishnan builds a strategic and trusting relationship with her partners in the Veterans Experience Office and Office of Information and Technology. Read more »
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Alison Peffer
Health Technician
Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center
Ms. Peffer called for an escort, but the escort service had already left for the day so Ms. Peffer offered to escort the Veteran and his wife and they gratefully accepted her help. Read more »
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Troy Nicely
Claims Assistant
Huntington VA Regional Office
In January 2021, Troy was contacted by an employee at another Regional Office and asked to obtain information for a Veteran living overseas. Read more »
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If you would like to nominate a VA employee for an I CARE certificate, please choose the value to recognize from the list below and contact us with the required information (attachments are allowed with the submission).

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Archived I CARE Stories

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