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Read about what's happening in our Montana VA health care community.

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Montana VA Approved To Initiate Human Subjects Research Program

The VHA Office of Research and Development (ORD) recently provided conditional approval to the Montana VA Health Care System to initiate a Human Subjects Research program.

Montana VA To Honor Nurses During National Nurses Month

The Montana VA Health Care System will honor its many nurses throughout the month of May in recognition of National Nurses Month.

Montana VA To Recognize National Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 21-27

The Montana VA Health Care System will recognize its many volunteers from April 21 to April 27 as part of National Volunteers Week.

“I got liberated from a five-year struggle with my bladder”

Discover how U.S. Army Veteran John Lawton overcame an overactive bladder with the help of a skilled doctor and the Joseph Medicine Crow VA Clinic.

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Montana VA To Hold Virtual Veteran Town Hall on March 21

Veterans are invited to join Montana VA virtually to discuss updates on policies, programs and services from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on March 21 at a Virtual Veterans Town Hall.

Veterans Eligible To Enroll With VA Sooner Than Expected

Beginning today, all Veterans who were exposed to toxins and other hazards while serving in the military – at home or abroad – are now eligible to enroll directly in VA health care.

Beginning March 5, all Veterans who were exposed to toxins and other hazards while serving in the military are now eligible to enroll directly in VA.

Tackling self-stigma to strengthen your recovery journey

Fueled by her military experience, Janie Hall became a peer support specialist with Fort Harrison VA Medical Center to help guide fellow Veterans toward improved mental health.

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Montana VA Recognizes Hospitalized Veterans During National Salute To Veteran Patients Week

The Montana VA Health Care System will recognize and honor hospitalized Veterans from Feb. 11-17 during National Salute to Veteran Patients by facilitating visits to hospitalized Veterans, promoting volunteer opportunities, and accepting Valentine’s Day cards to be given to all Veterans.

VA Awards Contract For New Community Living Center

The Veterans Health Administration awarded a contract on January 30th for a new Community Living Center in Miles City, Montana.

A new contract was recently signed, which will build a new CLC in Miles City. The new facility will be 18,000 sq ft and hold 17 beds. (Courtesy photo)