POPLAR BLUFF, Missouri — The chaplains at the VA Poplar Bluff Health Care recently reached a milestone that puts them into rare, if not exclusive, company — both have earned their Doctorate of Divinity degrees.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Ninety-year-old Fred Stier needed something to occupy his time and keep him busy, and what he found was much more than that through friendships, camaraderie, and learning new skills.
WEST PLAINS, Mo. — “It really makes you feel good to help people, and I’ve always enjoyed driving,” says West Plains’ Larry Cochran, who’s been a volunteer driver for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), part of the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center’s Volunteer Transportation Network, for more than 20 years.
MINER , Mo. — It had been more than 4 months since Army Veteran Terry Nelson had been able to hold his wife Trudy’s hand and tell her he loved her in person, but a little help from his caretakers at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center made his wish, and hers, a reality.