• Continue reading Famous NFL coach, World War II Veteran eager to add to his literary accomplishments

    November 7, 2020

    He has also written a book of poems, one of which he recited during a recent ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of V.J. Day, the Japanese surrender on Sept. 2, 1945, that ended World War II. Speaking by Zoom to “Friends of the National World War II Memorial,” Levy recognized the significance of that day:

  • Continue reading Award-winning VA video series, The American Veteran, receives 2018 regional Emmy Award

    June 25, 2019

    The video story produced by VA focuses on a Veteran boxing training program at Gleason’s Gym -- America's oldest active boxing gym in Brooklyn, New York.

  • Continue reading Our Veteran U.S. Presidents

    February 14, 2019

     The majority of our nation's presidents hold the distinction of once being called a Veteran before they ever held the [...]

  • Continue reading Medic recalls landing on Omaha Beach and the profound impact on his life

    November 28, 2018

    On the 74th anniversary of D-Day, Penobscot tribal elder Charles Norman Shay returns to the beaches of the Normandy Landing.

  • Continue reading SON VETERANOS – The power of healing through salsa music

    November 27, 2018

    SON VETERANOS is an all-Veteran salsa band formed at formed at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System.

  • Continue reading The art of therapy – National Veterans Creative Arts Competition and Festival

    November 26, 2018

    This annual competition recognizes the progress and recovery made through that therapy, and raises the visibility of the creative achievements of our Nation’s Veterans after disease, disability or life crisis.

  • Continue reading Army Veteran applies the warrior spirit to wheelchair basketball

    November 26, 2018

    Orlando Perez speaks about wheelchair basketball and how adaptive sports eventually took him to the slopes of Aspen for the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic.

  • Continue reading ‘Lend me your ears’: Navy Veteran receives new prosthetic

    November 26, 2018

    Navy Veteran Robert Chesser received a new prosthetic ear, created for him by prosthetist David Trainer, to replace the ear he lost to cancer.

  • Continue reading Honoring the first people of America and the warriors who served to protect it

    November 21, 2018

      HARLINGEN, Texas -- VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (VCB) recently held a special event in observance [...]

  • Continue reading The American Veteran: From Omaha Beach to wheelchair basketball, the warrior spirit is unbreakable

    November 11, 2018

    This episode of The American Veteran includes a story about Charles Norman Shay, a Native American who landed on Omaha Beach in the first wave on D-Day as a combat medic

  • Continue reading Award-winning VA video series, The American Veteran, receives 2017 regional Emmy Award

    July 2, 2018

    The video story produced by VA focuses on a Navy Veteran and comedian who recovered from a possible career-ending stroke in 2016 with the help of VA doctors and therapist.

  • Continue reading Watch as Tampa’s VA team practices for natural disaster assistance

    June 7, 2018

    While the victims weren’t real, the training received during Exercise Patriot South 2018 was as real as it gets.