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At the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center, we’re dedicated to improving the lives of Veterans and their families every day.

About the Jonathan M. Wainwright VA Memorial Medical Center

The Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center provides you with outstanding health care, trains America’s future health care providers, and conducts important medical research. 

Health care and services

We provide you with health care services at 7 locations in southwestern Washington, northeastern Oregon, and western Idaho. Facilities include our Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center in Walla Walla and 6 community-based outpatient clinics in Yakima and Richland, Washington; La Grande and Boardman, Oregon; and Lewiston, Idaho. To learn more about the services each location offers, visit the VA Walla Walla health services page.

The Jonathan M. Wainwright VA is one of the leading health care systems serving Veterans in the VA Northwest Health Network. We’re an innovative care center within the Veterans Integrated Service Network 20 (VISN 20), which includes medical centers and clinics in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. 

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Fast facts

  • Since 1921, the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center (formerly Walla Walla VA Medical Center) has been improving the health of men and women who have proudly served our nation.
  • The Jonathan M. Wainwright VA offers primary and specialty health care services to about 13,000 Veterans every year in our 42,000-square-mile service area, which spans several counties in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. 
  • In 1996, Walla Walla VA Medical Center was renamed for Jonathan M. Wainwright, a 4-star Army general who was born at Fort Walla Walla in 1883. During World War II, Wainwright commanded U.S. troops in the Philippines and was captured by the Japanese. In September 1945, President Harry Truman presented Wainwright with the Medal of Honor for his courage and leadership. A few days later, he was honored with a ticker-tape parade in New York City. 
  • We practice green environmental standards at the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center to help protect the environment.

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Accreditations and achievements

Our facilities and programs have received accreditation from:

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the Jonathan M. Wainwright VA has received the following awards:

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