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PACT Act Awareness Open House at the Omaha VAMC

Omaha Veterans, Veteran family members/survivors are invited to the PACT Act Awareness Open House, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 4-6 p.m. Ambulatory Care Center at the Omaha VAMC

PACT Act Flyer

Grand Island VA Employees Help Make Veteran’s Wish Come True

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Donald Wilson dreamed of flying… of experiencing the exhilaration of air beneath his feet, the sounds of wind passing by his body, and the sight of the rolling landscape unfolding below him… for just one more time.

Wilson Flying

VA Responds to Monkeypox: Omaha VA Medical Center Offers Monkeypox Vaccine by Appointment

Omaha VA Medical Center Offers Monkeypox Vaccine by Appointment


Flu & COVID-19 Shots Available at select NWI Facilities

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System Offers Veterans The Flu & COVID-19 Vaccine.


Omaha Veterans Advisory Group chair joins Healthy Teaching Kitchen class as “Guest Chef”

OMAHA, Neb. -- Veterans participating in the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s “Desserts and Snacks to Fit Your Health” course at the Omaha VA Medical Center’s new Healthy Teaching Kitchen were in for an extra-special treat Friday, June 17.

Guest cook

New Teaching Kitchen Gives VA Dietitians New Way to Connect with Nebraska and Iowa Veterans

Natalie Vankat admitted that her adrenaline and heart were pumping, Monday, Feb. 14. After months of conducting virtual cooking classes for Nebraska-Western Iowa Veterans using a teaching kitchen mobile cart she set up near her desk within the Omaha VA Medical Center, Vankat was finally going to get the opportunity to teach in the hospital’s new state-of-the-art Teaching Kitchen.

teaching kitchen

New Omaha VAMC Inpatient Kitchen Designed to Improve Workflow, Increase Veteran Service

OMAHA, Neb. – After years of planning and more than a year of physical construction, the Omaha VA Medical Center put its eagerly-awaited newly redesigned inpatient kitchen into full operation today, Feb. 18.

New Kitchen

Nebraska Veteran honors staff of Omaha VA Medical Center clinic staff for “saving his life”

(OMAHA, Neb.) – Make no bones about it, Charles “Rex” Gruber loves the staff at the Omaha VA Medical Center.

Rex Gruber

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s Ambulatory Care Center wins national engineering design award

OMAHA, Neb. – VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s sparkling new Ambulatory Care Center continues to turn heads.