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Read about what's happening in our VA Tennessee Valley health care community.

Nurse hiring fair at Nashville and Murfreesboro VA hospitals

VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is hosting an on-site hiring fair May 17 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at its Murfreesboro campus and May 25 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at its Nashville campus.

Nurse smiling in hallway

Participating in the VA2K Walk

VA2K promotes healthy living while raising awareness and donations for Tennessee Valley’s homeless Veterans.

Female walking outside in tennis shoes on a paved road.

National Volunteer Week: Pat Bradford

When Pat Bradford decided to try volunteering she thought she would show up a few times a month. Turns out she was wrong.

National Volunteer Week: Gary Richmond

In observance of National Volunteer Week, the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Center for Development and Civic Engagement (CDCE) is spotlighting Gary Richmond.

Female volunteer helping patient in hospital bed.

National Volunteer Week: Dean Marier

Dean Marier wasn't able to serve his country, so he found another way to serve.

Dean Marier is a volunteer ambassador at TVHS.

Healing is possible

In middle Tennessee, April is commonly known for its April showers and blossoming florals causing Tennesseans to reach for their allergy medicine, but at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS), April is a time to highlight and support survivors of military sexual trauma and sexual assault.

Black female Veteran wearing a blue shirt sits outside in the courtyard next to magenta flowers.

National Volunteer Week: John Ang

At Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, John is our first college undergraduate to serve as a volunteer driver within Veterans Transportation Service.

John Ang

National Volunteer Week: Dr. Charles "Chuck" Emerson

April 17 - 23 is National Volunteer Week. We are happy to have Charles “Chuck” Emerson, M.D as a Volunteer Ambassador.


Veteran nominates nurse for international award for 'special' care

Megan Pichette, a registered nurse at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, was recently honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award recognizes the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.

Megan holds her award in front of a yellow and green backdrop

Luck of the TVHS leprechaun

For Patrick Fitzsimons, St. Patrick's Day isn't a day for him to simply wear green. It's chance for him to suit up in his black kilt, green-checkered suspenders, and scruffy red beard.

Chaplain Fitzsimon dressed as a leprechaun for St. Patrick's Day