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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.

A good life: Army Veteran celebrates 100th birthday at Milwaukee VA

A good life. That was the consensus among family and friends about Clarence Hale Jr., who celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday.

David Hale greets his uncle, Clarence Hale Jr.

Doctor, patient advocate earn top honors at Milwaukee VA

Generous. Veteran-centric. Outstanding. Selfless.

Jim McLain, acting director of the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, poses with Employee of the Year Dr. Adrienne Klement and ICARE Champion of the Year Melissa Barker.

Wrestling with demons: Veterans share their experiences of battling PTSD, addiction, suicidal thoughts

Veterans’ greatest battle isn't always against an enemy combatant. Sometimes, it’s with themselves.

Veterans Ben Evenson, left, and Sam Lovdahl pose with Milwaukee VA psychiatrist Dr. Michael McBride