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Tampa VA Takes Screening Mammograms to Veterans with Help from Local Partner

MammoLink bus helps connect women Veterans to the soonest and best care.

MammoLink Bus.

Veterans take ‘Quantum Leap’ to recovery

Tampa VA Veterans have found a therapeutic haven of sorts, among horses and red clay dirt.

Group photo of MHICM providers

Here’s the Tea on Celebrating 100 Years of Veteran Women’s Care in VA

Tampa VA is celebrating 100 years of women Veterans’ health care in Veterans Health Administration all month long, with stories to tell, uniforms to display and oh, the tea.

Women Veterans' Tea

The standard for 24/7/365 Virtual Urgent Care

The need for health care doesn’t stop just because it’s 5:00 p.m., the weekend, or a holiday. In fact, the busiest time for both urgent care clinics and emergency rooms is early afternoon and evening hours.

VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center hired two nocturnists, or physicians who work overnight, to truly become the 24/7/365 virtual urgent care service leaders aspired it to be.

From the Frontlines of War to Life-changing Benefits and Support from VA

At just 16 years old, U.S. Army Veteran and VA nurse Nicole Leger gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. She was filled with joy but had some difficult decisions to make.

U.S. Army Veteran Nicole Leger pictured in Afghanistan in 2008 and working in her role as a VA nurse with the VISN 8 Clinical Contact Center in July 2023.

Tampa VA’s Cutting-Edge Robotics and Advanced Technology Center Improves Access to Exoskeleton Technology for Veterans

The Robotics and Advanced Technology Center at James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa is using cutting-edge technology to improve the lives of military Veterans.

U.S. Navy Veteran John Holgan smiles as he walks with his exoskeleton device during a session with providers at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa.

Determined Veteran Who Deserves All the Luck

If fortune were a person, it would look like former helicopter mechanic and Army medic, Alfred Pratt, who recently ran a 5K race after having a double lung transplant.

Pratt crossing the finish line at the

Tampa VA Helps Veteran Take Control of Diabetes Diagnosis

U.S. Army Veteran Leketia Webb has been on a 10-year journey to control her diabetes.

Tampa VA Dr. Ashleigh Joseph, women’s health clinical pharmacy specialist speaks with U.S. Army Veteran Leketia Webb.

From Victim to Survivor

Melissa McDade spent many years hiding her secret from the world, but those days are no more. She’s ready to talk and hopeful her message can save someone’s life.

Noah and Melissa McDade

Tampa VA Supports Tampa International Airport Mass Casualty Exercise

#Team Tampa VA supports with leadership, participation and observation at Tampa International Airport's mass casualty exercise honing skills and forging collaboration with federal, county and city first-responders.

Mass casualty group Photo