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Veteran serves in WWII, Korea, Vietnam

Some people have long military careers without ever being in the line of fire. John Lavra cannot make such a claim. Lavra enlisted in the Navy June 6, 1944 as a combat aircrewman, and called to active duty two days later. He went on to see service in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.

John Lavra's Spad, Korea

New Dialysis Unit Opens

A new Renal Dialysis unit has recently opened to serve the Veterans of Southwest Virginia who receive care through the Salem VA Health Care System.

The new Salem VAMC Dialysis Building