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Service leaders from all over the Delaware and southern New Jersey gathered to provide resources for almost 170 Veterans at the Southern New Jersey Regional Stand Down in the All-Wars Memorial in Atlantic City, May 22, 2024.

New Jersey Stand Down Supports Homeless Veterans

“The best part of audiology is when you witness a person being able to hear for the first time in years,” said Tiley. “A lot of Veterans do not know hearing aids are free too, if they qualify.”

U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran Richard John Tiley sits in the hearing booth in Audiology at the Wilmington VA Medical Center, May 7, 2024

“My entire career has been one great story,” said Wilmington VA Medical Center volunteer and U.S. Air Force Veteran, Cathleen Rossi-McLaughlin as she answers phone calls in a busy room at the medical center filled with her fellow volunteers.

From left to right is University of Delaware Hospitality in Healthcare Management students and professor.

“I was able to tell President Biden of how the Wilmington VA Medical Center has been the center of my praise by literally rebuilding me,” said U.S. Army Veteran Ernest Davis.

U.S. Army Veteran Ernest Davis during his military service in the 1970s and now.

It was the day after New Years when U.S. Air Force Veteran Scott Eberhard found out he caught COVID-19. When his oxygen levels started dropping, he was told by a friend that he needed to get to the hospital.

Wilmington VA Medical Center's front entrance of the emergency department.

WILMINGTON, Del. -- Wilmington VA Medical Center (WVAMC) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Da Vinci Robot System and revivification of the Endovascular Suite on Feb. 1, 2024.

Wilmington VA Da Vinci Robot Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Feb. 2, 2024.

When U.S. Coast Guard Veteran Chief Warrant Officer 2 Colin Smith made the choice to retire in 2020, he went through one of the toughest times in his life. With the help of the Wilmington VA Medical Centers Peer Support Program in southern New Jersey, he found hope.

Five Peer Support Program members stand together for a graduation ceremony.

U.S. Navy Veteran Joseph Hess gives praise to the care he receives at the Cape May County Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Rio Grande, New Jersey.

Front of Cape May County Clinic

U.S. Army Veteran Robert Brownridge wrote an appreciation letter to the Wilmington VA Medical Center, giving accolades to Wilmington VA staff that went above and beyond during his appointments.

From left to right, Nurse Michele Bennett, Veteran Robert Brownridge, and his wife Elaine Burns.

Williams Ellsworth Jr. praised staff during his holiday visit with his father Vietnam Veteran Williams Ellsworth Sr. at the Wilmington VA Medical Center’s Community Living Center (CLC), where Ellsworth Sr. resides

Williams Ellsworth Jr.  and his father.