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VA to host public Memorial Day ceremony May 30 at Wood National Cemetery; volunteers needed to place flags at gravesites

May 20, 2022

The public is invited to a Memorial Day ceremony at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 30, 2022, at Wood National Cemetery on the Milwaukee VA campus, 5000 W. National Ave.

Media invited to cover VA2K Walk & Roll that promotes healthy lifestyles and helps homeless Veterans

May 11, 2022

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is holding its 12th annual VA2K Walk & Roll on Wednesday, May 18.

Milwaukee VA to stage simulation of National TeleStroke Program

May 10, 2022

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center will stage a simulation of its new telestroke program on Thursday, May 12, from noon to 1 p.m.

Milwaukee VA opens new dialysis clinic for Veterans

May 09, 2022

As part of its continual improvement process and facility upgrades, the Zablocki VA Health Care System is opening a new dialysis clinic for Veterans at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave.

Vendors sought for Milwaukee VA Farmers Market, which begins June 10

April 28, 2022

The first Milwaukee VA Farmers Market of the 2022 season will be Friday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the south entrance of the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave.

Milwaukee VA to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month with display of 1,262 flags

April 08, 2022

Volunteers will plant 1,262 flags on the Milwaukee VA Medical Center grounds Monday, April 11, to symbolize the survivors of military sexual assault who have been served by the hospital.

Milwaukee VA hosting in-person Nursing Career Fair April 28: RNs, LPNs and CNAs encouraged to attend

April 06, 2022

The Milwaukee VA is hosting a Nursing Career Fair from 1-6 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave.

Milwaukee VA to commemorate National Vietnam War Veterans Day with wreath-laying ceremony on March 29

March 24, 2022

The Milwaukee VA is hosting a wreath-laying ceremony March 29 in Wood National Cemetery to mark National Vietnam War Veterans Day. The outside ceremony is open to media who wish to capture impactful images and sound, and interview Vietnam Veterans.

Forbes names VA one of America’s Best Employers. Locally, Milwaukee VA looking for RNs, LPNs and CNAs

March 09, 2022

The Department of Veterans Affairs was recently named as one of America’s Best Employers in 2022. The distinction was announced by Forbes in early February.

Event aims to help clergy, community connect Veterans to benefits and resources

March 09, 2022

Reaching Veterans and getting them connected to the benefits they have earned – as well as resources available to them – is the goal of an upcoming event led by chaplains at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center.