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VA Nebraska-Western Iowa health care top stories.

OMAHA, Neb. — When it comes to helping new VA employees better serve Veterans, Schyler Stanbridge wears many hats.

Understanding Veterans

HOLDREGE, Neb. – The staff of the Holdrege VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic took a break from their normal operations, April 30, when they spent a day receiving Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) 101 refresher training.


OMAHA, Neb. – Wednesday, May 8, was ending pretty much like every other day for Stephanie Kelnhofer, a registered nurse who works as a mental health case manager at the Omaha VA Medical Center: In traffic and in a rush.

VA Nurse

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Nineteen Grand Island area residents were honored by Grand Island VA Medical Center and VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System leaders, May 7, for achieving significant volunteer milestones.


OMAHA, Neb. – In the aftermath of a catastrophic tornado outbreak that hit multiple communities in and around Omaha, Friday, April 26, 2024, members of VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VA NWIHCS) reached out to offer aid and support to Veterans affected by the disaster.

Tornado damage

Two-day event gives Veterans opportunity to learn about new law and VA benefits, begin VA claims process

Veteran applies

On April 13, 2024, a local Veteran who has lived a lifetime of service while overcoming numerous challenges was honored on his 102nd birthday at the VA Community Living Center at Midlands Hospital in Papillion, Nebraska, where he was surrounded by family, friends, and lots of love.

Veteran Birthday

OMAHA, Neb. — Veterans receiving care at the Omaha VA Medical Center received a rare musical treat on Monday, Feb. 12, as VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VA NWIHCS) kicked off its annual National Salute to Veteran Patients Week in high style.

Offutt Band

OMAHA, Neb. - Heart failure, a condition affecting the heart's ability to pump blood effectively, is a concern for many individuals.

Woman listening

With scams targeting Veterans seeking benefits becoming a serious nationwide problem, Federal law enforcement officials are working tirelessly to shed light on the complexities of these cases while providing crucial advice for Veterans.

Preying on Patriots