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News Releases for VA Milwaukee health care.

VA Memorial Day ceremony May 29 at Wood National Cemetery; volunteers needed to place flags at gravesites

May 23, 2023

The public is invited to a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2023, at Wood National Cemetery on the Milwaukee VA campus, 5000 W. National Ave.

VA2K Walk & Roll promotes healthy lifestyle and brings support to Veterans experiencing homelessness

May 10, 2023

The VA 2K is a dual-purpose event with goals of moving the body in support of whole health and well-being, while raising awareness for VA homeless Veterans services.

Green Bay VA Clinic to host PACT Act symposium to inform Veterans about new health care and benefits

May 08, 2023

On May 20, the Green Bay VA Outpatient Clinic will host a PACT Act awareness symposium to inform Veterans, community leaders and Veteran advocates, their families, caregivers and survivors about the PACT Act and encourage them to apply for toxic-exposure-related health care and benefits.

May 4 Ruck March stresses mental, spiritual resilience

April 20, 2023

Veterans, their families, caregivers, VA staff and the general public are invited to take part in the Spiritual and Mental Resiliency Ruck March.

VA Great Lakes Health Care System Announces New Director at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center: James D. McLain, MHA, FACHE

April 10, 2023

Daniel S. Zomchek, Ph.D., FACHE, Network Director, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 12, is pleased to announce that James D. McLain, MHA, FACHE, has been selected as the new Executive Director, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, effective April 23, 2023.

Milwaukee VA and Vet Center to commemorate National Vietnam War Veterans Day with March 29 events

March 27, 2023

The Milwaukee VA and the Milwaukee Vet Center are hosting a wreath-laying ceremony followed by a “Welcome Home” ceremony to honor area Vietnam Veterans March 29 in honor of National Vietnam War Veterans Day.

VA announces new community-based outpatient clinic in Oconomowoc

March 20, 2023

Wangard Partners Inc. (Wangard), a Milwaukee-based full-service real estate company, and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Health Care System announced that a Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic will be part of the development of Olympia Fields.

Milwaukee Regional Office hosting a PACT Act Career and Hiring Fair on Feb. 22, 2023

February 20, 2023

The Milwaukee Regional Office is hosting a PACT Act Hiring Fair to help ensure Veterans and survivors get the benefits they’ve earned in a timely manner.

Help available for Veterans facing municipal citations

January 11, 2023

In an effort to aid struggling Veterans, the Milwaukee VA has partnered with Milwaukee Municipal Court Judge Phil Chavez to offer a free virtual event to help resolve any municipal citations Veterans are facing.

Annual 'Christmas with the Vets' event returns to Milwaukee VA for 35th year

December 14, 2022

On Dec. 16, Jeff “Doc” Dentice, a local Vietnam Veteran, is slated to deliver a truckload of donated holiday gifts and other items to the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center where they will be distributed to inpatient Veterans.