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

Understanding the COMPACT Act

On January 17, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced any Veteran in suicidal crisis can go to any emergency room to get medical care.

Banner for Sheridan VA Health Care System's #ReachOut2Me community Veteran suicide prevention campaign.

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Wilmington VA Medical Center Police partnered with 14 New Jersey law enforcement departments to hold a first-of-its-kind Veteran crisis training known as Veteran Response Team (VRT).

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Wilmington staff earn national recognition

VA Secretary Denis McDonough recognized six Wilmington VA staff members on January 4 for their extraordinary contributions to staff and patient experience improvements.

Wilmington staff recognized and pose in group photo

Wilmington VA Hiring Week

Ready to kick start your federal career? Join us January 15 - 28 for our virtual hiring event. For just 14 days, we're accepting applications for multiple clinical and non-clinical positions. Don't miss out on this rare opportunity!

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Battlefield Acupuncture Allows Veterans to Use Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture has been around for hundreds of years when the Chinese developed the practice as a method of relieving pain by using small needles inserted through the skin at specific points on the body.

Air Force Veteran - Sami Houseman receiving acupuncture

Veteran Brings Home Gold from National Competition

Wilmington, Del. – Crystal Young-Terrell, a Volunteer at Wilmington VA Medical Center, suffered from injuries while serving in the Army and continues to inspire through competition.

Crystal Young-Terrell

Wilmington VA Medical Center Opens Food Pantry for Veterans

The Wilmington VA Medical Center (WVAMC) food pantry opened to Veterans on June 6, 2022.

Veteran Food Pantry

VA physician receives honorary membership

Dr. Romina Thomas, of the Wilmington VA Medical Center has been awarded an honorary lifetime membership to the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) at the Sussex County Chapter 1105.

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Service never stops

For some people, the journey of service doesn’t stop when they leave the military. They become volunteers and it opens another avenue of service to others.

Volunteers Bob and Jack

VA employee honored to support Wheelchair Games

Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System (DEMPS) Program volunteers from across Veterans Affairs helped with the 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games with in-person competition in New York City for the first feel good event held in-person since the start of COVID-19.

VA Employee Honored to Support Wheelchair Games