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VA Puget Sound Vietnam Veteran helps other Veterans through research

Tom Mano was a 22-year-old college student at the University of Washington when his life changed forever.

Vietnam Veteran Tom Mano is the 24,000th Veteran from the Seattle area to join VA’s largest research effort ever

VA Puget Sound promotes healthy and safe relationships during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

VA Puget Sound Health Care System is promoting healthy relationships during Domestic Violence Awareness Month as part of the national call to action to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment, sexual assault, and domestic and intimate partner violence.

hands within hands within an house

You are invited to our Women Veteran Town Hall

VA Puget Sound Health Care System will hold a Women Veteran Town Hall September 14, 2022, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

VA Puget Sound Women Veteran Town Hall

You are invited to our Everett Clinic Grand Opening Celebration!

VA Puget Sound Health Care System will hold a grand opening ceremony (includes tours) for our new Everett Clinic August 30 from 10 to 11 a.m.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System will hold a grand opening ceremony (includes tours) for our new Everett Clinic August 30 from 10 to 11 a.m.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System back on the road with its Mobile Medical Unit

SEATTLE (July 29, 2022)—VA Puget Sound Health Care System is hitting the road again with its Mobile Medical Unit with a dedicated weekly visit to Chehalis Veterans Museum beginning August 3, 2022. Care is by appointment only (no drop-in availability).

VA Puget Sound's Mobile Medical Unit

VA Puget Sound leader credited for positive change

When VA Puget Sound Health Care System Executive Director Michael Tadych moves into his next job with VA’s Office of Inspector General, a key part of his job will be on promoting efficiency, effectiveness and integrity across the Department of Veteran Affairs.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System Executive Director Michael Tadych

VA Puget Sound making life easier for nursing moms—debuts lactation pods

Today VA Puget Sound Health Care System became home to freestanding lactation pods designed to give nursing mothers a private and convenient place to breastfeed and pump.

mamava lactation pods at VA Puget Sound Health Care System

VA Puget Sound Veteran artists continue streak as national medal winners!

This year’s National Veterans Creative Arts Festival drew more than 1,400 Veteran artists from 118 VA health care facilities across the country. Of the 2,050 submissions, seven VA Puget Sound Health Care System Veterans received top awards—five gold medals, one silver and one bronze.

National Veterans Creative Arts Festival montage

VA Puget Sound announces 2021 Arts Competition winners and interactive, virtual artist gallery

Gallery visitors can vote for first-ever People’s Choice Award

“Physical Disability Duty” oil painting

VA Puget Sound recognizes Wall of Heroes honorees

“He loved it all,” said Bonnie Jackson, daughter of U.S. Air Force Colonel Joe Jackson and VA Puget Sound Health Care System Wall of Heroes 2020 Honoree (posthumously), said when describing what her dad enjoyed most about his legendary military career spanning three wars (WWII, Korea and Vietnam).

2020 Wall of Heroes Honoree Col. Joe Jackson