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Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Local Features

Job FairFacility Schedules Resource Fair
The Jesse Brown VA Medical Center will hosts a Job and Resource Fair for Veterans on Tuesday, Sept. 29. More than 50 employers and Veterans Service Organizations are expected to attend.
Town HallFacility Schedules Sept. 16 Town Hall
On Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., a Town Hall for Veterans and their families will be held at the Lake County Government Center in Crown Point, Indiana.
On the righthand side of an image of a field is a disabled veteran prepping to throw discus with the title Valor Games Atheletes with warrior spiritVeterans Resource Expo
The 2015 Veterans Resource Expo will be held Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Soldier Field during opening day of the 2015 Midwest Valor Games.
Image of Open House SignVA Schedules Open House
VA is renewing its commitment to Veterans and embarking upon a “Summer of Service.” On Wednesday, July 1, from 10 a.m.- noon, the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and VBA, Regional Office-Chicago will host an Open House.
Town HallFacility Schedules June 15 Town Hall
VA is committed to the health and well-being of Veterans. On Monday, June 15, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m., the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center will host a Town Hall for Veterans.
VA2KVA2K Walk and Roll
The Jesse Brown VA Medical Center continues to support homeless Veterans and those at risk of homelessness. The facility will host the 2015 VA2K Walk and Roll event on May 20, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m
Town HallMedical Center Town Hall
VA is committed to the health and well-being of Veterans. On Wednesday, March 25, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., the Adam Benjamin, Jr. Outpatient Clinic in Crown Point, Ind., will host a Veterans Town Hall.
VA Secretary McDonald awards Army Veteran Joseph Graham a Challenge Coin.Secretary Visits Jesse Brown
Since his confirmation in August, VA Secretary McDonald has traveled the country to speak with Veterans and VA employees. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs recently took time to visit the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.
Town HallVBA and Medical Center Schedule Dec. 17 Town Hall
VA is committed to the health and well-being of Veterans. On Dec. 17, VBA and the Medical Center will host a Joint Town Hall. The goal is “to listen and learn from those who use” the VA healthcare system.
Veterans Day CelebrationVeterans Day Celebration
The Jesse Brown VA Medical Center invites you to its annual Veterans Day Celebration on Nov. 11 at 1:30 p.m. This year’s event, marks the one year anniversary of the VA Secretary’s Award Winning Veterans Food Pantry.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Veteran competeing in Wheelchair games in an Archery match. Wheelchair Games are about Living Healthy Lives
All this week VA and the Paralyzed Veterans of America are hosting the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Veterans will participate in 18 wheelchair sports events in Salt Lake City.
Image of a Monarch butterfly on a flowerButterflies Symbolize Hope for Paralyzed Veterans
In early May about 30 patients and staff gathered on the front patio of the Milwaukee Veteran Affairs Spinal Cord Injury building to witness a special ceremony: the release of hundreds of butterflies.
Male Veteran walking down a rural road surrounded by treesPTSD Help with Cognitive Processing Therapy
After 17 months in Iraq he came home and felt he was drifting through life. After he was diagnosed with PTSD, he entered a VA treatment program called Cognitive Processing Therapy. It worked for him.
Two VA Doctors with their VA Patient after surgery Veteran has Tongue Cancer Surgery Home in 3 Days
Warren, an Army Veteran, had surgery for a cancerous tongue tumor. He spent only three days in the hospital. Read how VA surgeons solve complex problems with minimally invasive procedures.
 Image of a male volunteer handing out clothes to a male Veteran. I was addicted and homeless. The VA took me in.
Vietnam Veteran Mike Doherty was homeless and addicted to pain killers and alcohol. He had hit bottom with no place to turn. But then a good friend drove him to the Pittsburgh VA.
World MS Day, 25 May 2016 - LogoYou get to choose how you will handle MS.
Read the inspirational words of an Air Force Veteran who eloquently describes how he lives every day with Multiple Sclerosis. His courage and resolve serve as a valuable example to us all.
Fictional image of neurons of light firing in the brainA Smart Home for Veterans with Brain Injuries
Among the many remarkable advances being studied by VA researchers is a “smart home” for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury. Technology tracks the Veterans and helps them relearn basic skills.
Two male Veterans sitting with female VA employee looking at a paper flyer GeriPACTs Specialized Care for Older Veterans
VA is ready to care for older Veterans. By 2017, almost 10 million of our 21 million Veterans will be over 65. Here's some information about VA's Geriatric Patient Aligned Care Teams.
Image of an older woman and a younger woman sitting together at a table.Women Vets and Violence
A year ago, the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program was launched at the Beckley VA Medical Center in West Virginia. The state ranks 13th in domestic homicides and suicides.
A doctor visits a patient in his home and takes his hand. Sharing Advantages of VA Home Based Care
When a VA doctor read a letter in the paper that it was almost impossible for a primary care doctor to truly connect with patients and their families, he shares VA is able to do just that.

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