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Returning service member care

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa health care provides health care and other benefits to the newest Veterans returning from service, even if you are still on active duty or an activated member of the National Guard or Reserve. Talk to a care coordinator about making use of your health care benefits.

Connect with a care coordinator

Jody Ring

Post 911 Transition Patient Advocate

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa health care

Phone: 402-999-8512

Email: jody.ring@va.gov

Heather Bojanski

Post 911 TCM Coordinator

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa health care

Phone: 402-999-8515

Email: heather.bojanski@va.gov

Lori Wardlow

Post 911 TCM Administrative Officer/ VISN POC NWIHCS

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa health care

Phone: 402-480-1801

Email: lori.wardlow@va.gov

Care we provide at VA Nebraska-Western Iowa health care

We can help you access service and benefit programs tailored to the needs of returning service members, including:

  • Polytrauma care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mental health care
  • Counseling
  • Family benefits counseling
  • Referral assistance

Vet Centers

Vet Centers are counseling centers that help Veterans readjust after deployment. The Vet Centers in Nebraska-Western Iowa provide counseling for individuals, groups, married couples, and families. They also provide guidance and referrals for other VA and community resources.

Learn more about Vet Centers

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