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A journey to health: David's story of transformation at the Jackson VA

David worked with the MOVE! team at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson, MS, to adopt healthy behaviors and start managing his weight.


Creative Arts Competition 2023: A Celebration of Talent and Creativity

The curtains have closed, the paintbrushes have been laid to rest, and the inkwells have dried—after months of anticipation, the results for the 2023 Local Creative Arts Competition have been unveiled.

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VA Moving to Electronic Payments Beginning October 1

Effective October 1, 2023, VA Facilities will not be able to generate paper checks for payments to Veterans without specific waivers from the Treasury.

Overnight fasting no longer required for most VA blood testing

Patients will no longer need to fast for most routine blood testing at VA medical centers and outpatient clinics.

VA Secretary's Visit Shines Spotlight on G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center's Remarkable Achievements

In a memorable visit that showcased the exceptional dedication and unwavering commitment of G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center staff, VA Secretary Denis McDonough's recent trip left an indelible mark on the facility and its mission to provide the highest level of care to our Veterans.

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A Technological Leap in Veteran Care: Pharmacy Remodel Enhances Efficiency and Service

It was a moment of celebration as the G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center's outpatient and inpatient pharmacies unveiled their newly remodeled spaces, brimming with state-of-the-art equipment and fixtures.

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Spring Hiring Fair Draws Hundreds of Applicants in Mission to Serve Veterans

The G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center hosted a spring hiring fair on Saturday, April 22, to aid in the V.A.'s mission to hire 52,000 new employees during the fiscal year 2023.

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Jackson VA’s Office of Community Care Launches New Customer Service Line for Veterans and their Families

The G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center's Office of Community Care has unveiled a new Customer Service line to make it easier for Veterans and their families to get assistance.

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Jackson VA comes to the aid of Veterans affected by tornadoes

The aftermath of the EF4 tornado that hit Rolling Fork and Silver City, Mississippi, was devastating. Still, the G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center's staff quickly mobilized to help veterans in the area.

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Prescription Medication in Disaster Areas

Due to the impact of the recent tornadoes, the United States Postal Service (USPS) and United Parcel Service (UPS) may experience delays in delivering mail to certain areas in Mississippi.

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