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Fond du Lac event connects with rural Veterans

Efforts to better serve rural Veterans took a major step forward Tuesday during an event in Fond du Lac.

Veterans check out booths at Fond du Lac event

'A gem:' VA secretary meets with Veterans, staff during Milwaukee VA visit

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough got a handful — and an earful — during his visit to the Milwaukee VA Medical Center Aug. 31.

VA secretary greets Veteran

Milwaukee VA honored for energy-saving upgrades

The Milwaukee VA Medical Center was honored Tuesday for energy-saving projects that have saved millions of dollars in utility costs and reduced its carbon footprint.

FM staff with energy efficiency award

Blind Veteran swings away thanks to PGA program

A.J. Mohammed didn’t see his tee shot whistle down the fairway and fade a little to the right Saturday on the first hole at Brookfield Hills Golf Course.

John Harvey, left, helps blind Veteran A.J. Mohammed line up his tee shot.

Practice makes perfect for Blue Angels

To be the “best of the best,” you have to practice. And practice. And practice.

Lt. Cmdr. Monica Borza, flight surgeon with the Blue Angels, signs an autograph after meeting with Veterans Friday at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center. Borza and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Amelia Hauselmann, left, talked with the group about their experiences with the Blue Angels.

'Luckiest guy in the world': World War II Veteran feted on 102nd birthday

Emerald Knudson and Lou Gehrig have something in common.

Emerald Knudson, left, shares a laugh with a fellow World War II Veteran.

Milwaukee VA Emergency Department earns top honors

The Emergency Department at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center has been named one of the best in the country by the Emergency Nurses Association.

Emergency Department staffers at the Milwaukee VA celebrate their Lantern Award.

Vets helping vets: Soldiers Home residents to benefit from raised garden beds

Veterans living in the Milwaukee Soldiers Home will be tending gardens and playing cornhole this summer, thanks to the work of fellow Veterans.

Veterans begin planting in new raised garden beds

Community Living Centers at Milwaukee VA earn five-star rating

The Community Living Centers at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center have earned a five-star rating – the highest possible – thanks to a new approach that breaks down silos and embraces collaboration.

Staff of the Community Living Centers at the Milwaukee VA celebrate the achievement of a five-star rating.