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News Releases for VA Milwaukee health care.

The tradition continues: Free Thanksgiving Day meal for Veterans

November 21, 2023

Media looking for a great Thanksgiving Day story need look no further than McBob’s Pub and Grill, 4919 W. North Ave.

Milwaukee VA to host Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 8

November 01, 2023

The Milwaukee VA is hosting a Veterans Day program at 11 a.m., Wed., Nov. 8 in the Chapel at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave.

Media invited to cover ‘Community Engagement to Prevent Veteran Suicide’

October 30, 2023

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center is hosting a symposium aimed at preventing Veteran suicide.

Public can dispose of old and unused medications at VA facilities on VA Medication Take Back Day

October 23, 2023

Members of the public can dispose of expired prescriptions, including controlled substances, at select VA facilities, on VA Medication Take Back Day.

Milwaukee VA marks 100th anniversary of health care for female Veterans

October 23, 2023

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center is marking the 100th anniversary of VA health care for female Veterans with a Women’s Health Resource Fair.

Milwaukee VA to host Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

September 25, 2023

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center’s Women’s Health Program is staging a 2K walk to raise awareness of breast cancer and the resources available to female Veterans.

The next PACT Act deadline: Health care enrollment for Wisconsin Veterans who deployed to combat zones

September 07, 2023

Until 11:59 p.m. Sept. 30, 2023, Veterans who deployed to a combat zone, never enrolled in VA health care, and left active duty between Sept. 11, 2001, and Oct. 1, 2013, are eligible to enroll directly in VA health care.

Milwaukee VA to host PACT Act Summer VetFest on lakefront to encourage Veterans to apply for new health care benefits

July 13, 2023

On July 22-23, the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, in conjunction with the Veterans Benefits Administration Regional Office and the War Memorial Center, will host a Summer VetFest to inform Veterans, their families and survivors about the PACT Act and encourage them to apply for the toxic-exposure-related health care and benefits they have earned.

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.