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VA2KVA2K on May 21, 2014
Make plans to support the 2014 annual VA2K Walk and Roll on May 21, 2014. The event is free, fun and helps support homeless Veterans. Help the VA's commitment to ending Veteran homelessness.
First Place RibbonNational Community Partnership Award Winner
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce that the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center was selected as the winner of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) National Community Partnership Challenge.
Elderly man and woman on a couch look at a laptopExplore Long Term Services, Supports—Just in Case
Explore your long term care services and supports now, while you don't need them. Personal proactive planning can provide you peace of mind for yourself and those you care about.
Image of the new VA Website homepageNew VA Website Re-Design
Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation. We know that you consider this website our front door. And we want you to feel welcome.
The CRRC is located at 2750 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL. The Grand Opening is April 10Homeless Veterans Resource Center
Back in 2010, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki charged us all to become personally committed to ending Veteran homelessness by 2015. The plan is considered ambitious for sure, but Jesse Brown VA Medical Center is not deterred.
JBVAMC will dedicate its “Wall of Honor” in the hallway of the Bed Tower Pavilion entrance on Saturday, November 10, at 10:30 a.m.   The medical center is hoping for a large turnout of Veterans from each military branch to recognize their service to our country.JBVA to unveil “Wall of Honor” plaque prior to Veterans Day
JBVAMC will commemorate Veterans Day on Saturday, November 10, with two special events that will be meaningful to all those who have served our Nation in uniform, as well as the JB employees who continue to serve our Veterans.
JBVAMC takes pride in being named as a Top Performer by The Joint Commission for the second year in a row. A large banner at the entrance to the Atrium Pavilion shares the good news with anyone entering the facility.Joint Commission Recognizes JBVA as a “Top Performer”
Joint Commission Recognizes JBVA as a “Top Performer”
Jesse Brown VAMC Director, Michael Anaya speaking at Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) Veteran of the Month ceremonyJesse Brown VAMC director named ‘Veteran of the Month’
The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) recognized Michael Anaya Sr., a veteran of both the Air Force and Navy, as its October 2012 “Veteran of the Month.”
Welcome Home imageWelcome Home, Veterans Summit at UIC Forum Aug. 9
Veterans and their families are invited to attend the Illinois Warrior Summit and 5th Annual Welcome Home Celebration at the University of Illinois at Chicago's UIC Forum on Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Winning quiltJesse Brown VAMC Veterans win at Creative Arts Competition
Three Veterans from Chicago's Jesse Brown VA Medical Center won medals in the 2012 Department of Veterans Affairs National Creative Arts Competition.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Rendering of a cortisol molecule with black, white and red atoms joined by black and white barsVanquishing PTSD at the Cellular Level
VA researchers are exploring the possibility of using a steroid pill to take the trauma out of traumatic memories by quieting the intense and sometime debilitating emotions associated with those memories.
A dentist holds up a mold of a face next to his patientThe Other Side of VA Dentistry
Dr. Dai Phan provides an accurate reproduction so that dental and nasal prostheses can be fabricated — a little known service provided to Veterans who have lost part of their oral cavity due to trauma or cancer.
Two men talk and point to a bulletin board in a facility hallwayOnce Homeless, Veteran Now Works for VA
Formerly homeless Veteran James Mobley, 53, now works full-time as a social services aide at the same VA domiciliary in Dublin, Ga., where he spent nearly a year in recovery.
A man with a stern look has his boxing gloves laced upFighting is My Meditation
After serving in the Army, mixed martial arts fighter Joe Duarte found his world spinning out of control. After VA PTSD therapy, he now finds peace at home and in the ring.
A woman hiker wearing sunglasses smilesSummer Reminder: Sunglasses Protect Your Eyes
Veterans should be cautious and protect their eyes from the sun. Good quality sunglasses are recommended when outdoors, even if it’s for a few minutes at a time.
Woman looks at her smile in a mirror being held by a dentist10 of the Stories Most Read by Vets on VA Web Site
The web site for the Veterans Health Administration is a helpful gateway to numerous resources for Veterans and their families. Here are just a few of the most popular features posted this past year.
Back of a mobile health clinic showing a door and wheelchair liftVA Health Care System Named Most Wired - Again!
For the second year in a row, VA has been named to the 2014 “Most Wired” hospitals list, a national survey ranking hospitals leveraging health information technology in new and innovative ways.
A woman talks to a man in an officeNurse Navigator Simplifies the Maze for Patients
Hospitals can be a maze. That’s why Joan Stewart and Debera Charlton are amazing. The Nurse Navigator steer patients through the treatment systems at Montana’s VA Medical Center.
A smiling girl with a US flagVA Hosts July 4th Ceremonies for Veterans
Hundreds of VA employees and volunteers at VA Medical Centers across the country spend their July 4th holiday hosting special events for the men and women we serve — America’s Veterans.
A senior man in a swimming pool smilesSenior Veterans Going for the Gold - One More Time
Hundreds of Veterans are heading to the Ozark Mountains for the Golden Age Games, designed to improve the quality of life for older Veterans with a wide range of abilities and disabilities.

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