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Jackson VA staff walk to Indonesia

JACKSON, Miss - G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center (GVSMVAMC) staff know how to get their steps in. More than 160 employees laced up their walking shoes and walked their way to Indonesia during a four-week Step into Whole Health challenge.

staff walking

PTSD Awareness Month

When you have PTSD, it’s hard to feel safe. The traumatic event – natural disaster, combat, sexual assault, accident - can take hold, and you find you can’t stop thinking about it. Maybe you have nightmares and trouble sleeping.

Meet the LGBTQ+ Veterans Care Coordinator Tonja Tarvin

As the facility LGBTQ+ Veterans Care Coordinator, my role is to create a welcoming in environment for LGBTQ+ Veterans by being an alley, advocate and educator on best practices for VA staff in regards to providing inclusive care to our LGBTQ+ Veterans.

Tonja Tarvin

Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2022

Every May, VA joins the nation to observe Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. This month recognizes the many achievements by Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage that have contributed to our country.

Quit Tobacco and Enjoy What Matters to You

VA encourages Veterans to consider their life goals and how using tobacco might stand in the way of reaching them. Explore the many treatment options available through VA.

lady in garden

Learn What Veterans Know This Mental Health Month

Veterans can take many different paths toward improving their mental health, but for many that journey begins when they connect with a fellow Veteran. Veterans who are facing life challenges tend to trust each other, bonding over the common experiences they share.

May is mental health month.

RN and LPN Hiring Fair proves major success at Jackson VA

On Apr. 6, applicants lined up outside of the Montgomery Hall at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center (VAMC) for the in-person Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse Hiring Fair.

Nurse Recruitment Table

Community Living Center at Jackson VA Rated 5-Stars for Staffing and Quality

The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center (VAMC) announces its Community Living Center (CLC) improvement to five stars in staffing and quality as part of the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) CLC Compare.

G.V. Sonny Montgomery Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Drive-Thur COVID Testing and Boosters have arrived!

As you may have heard, the Omicron variant is sweeping the nation to include Mississippians; our Veterans and fellow colleagues.