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

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

The anonymous responders

The mission of caring for the nation’s heroes is what unites Veterans Affairs as the nation’s largest, integrated health care system.

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Veteran suicide prevention in New Jersey

The Veteran community of southern New Jersey came together to call attention to joint efforts to end Veteran suicide July 13 outside of the Veterans Affairs Atlantic County Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Northfield, N.J.

Matt Jacobs VA Community Engagement and Partnership Coordinator

Atlantic County-Based VA Outpatient Clinic to relocate, expand services in 2023

WILMINGTON, Del. — Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center will be relocating its Atlantic County Community Based Outpatient Clinic to a new facility to be built in Northfield, NJ.

Artist rendering of new Atlantic County Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Northfield, NJ.

Changing Minds: Vietnam Veteran shares his experience using VA health care

All Veterans have their own unique experiences from their time served in the military. After their time in service, each Veteran has decisions to make on where to get health care.

Retired Marine 2nd Lt. John “Jack” Rine

Veteran gets medical advice with VA Health Chat

Through VA Health Chat, Veterans may chat online with Clinical Contact Center staff members to ask nonurgent health questions, schedule appointments, ask about prescriptions and more.

Veteran Gets Medical Advice with VA Health Chat

Beneficiary travel portal instructional videos

Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System (BTSSS) instructional videos now available to help Veterans access and navigate the portal to submit travel claims.

Beneficiary Travel Portal Instructional Videos

WVAMC Police train, stay sharp with new technology

Here at the Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center (WVAMC), the VA police force stays fresh with the help of new technology that allows for more training while maintaining COVID-19 safety protocols.

VA Officer Training