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Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

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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

Female and Male Veterans riding a DuetBike together.The Success of Recreation Therapy for Veterans
Last year there were over 300 million Recreation and Creative Therapy activities for Veterans, such as special events and therapeutic outings. Changing the focus from disability to ability.
Make a Date During Heart Health MonthMake a Date During Heart Health Month
The number one killer of women is heart disease. Every February, Heart Health Month, VA reminds Veterans that early detection can make all the difference in a successful battle against heart disease.
Army Veteran Shaun CastleStrive, Live, Conquer in Salt Lake City
Army Veteran Shaun Castle has a message for wheelchair Veterans: Come to The Games this summer in Salt Lake City. It changed his life, it will change yours. Read his powerful remarks and sign up now.
Charlie Brown, a Marine and Korean War Veteran. Well-Being for Aging Veterans
VA has many ways to help keep you healthy, even if you can't fit into your old uniform. Find out here about Well-Being. It's about mental, physical and spiritual health for older Veterans.
VA nurse Mike Twigg uses a stethoscope to examine a Veteran patientIraq War Veteran Becomes VA Nurse
Mike Twigg was 38 years old when he decided to join the Army. It was 2007, and the war in Iraq was going full tilt. Sounds like a solid plan. Still, isn't 38 a bit old to be joining the Army?
A hiker on a snowy mountainFree, Confidential Courses to Launch Your New Year
Welcome to 2016! VA has developed a free, online, confidential tool kit to help you fight "brain overload," along with relaxation exercises, videos and stress management tools.
Happy New Year 2016!Top Ten VA Services List for Veterans in 2016
One thing we all hope for in a New Year is good health. For America's Veterans, that's our job. At our VA hospitals and Community-Based Outpatient Clinics, we are here to serve you.
Veteran Marion Ritchie and her Navy photo from World War II.98-Year-Old Veteran Planning Next Parasailing Trip
World War II Navy Veteran, 98, looks back on a century of Christmas celebrations and her recent adventures parasailing and motorcycle riding. Next on her list, computer classes.
Two men play chess in a restaurantVA 'Bridgers' Helping Sober Vets Stay That Way
At the Bedford VA in Massachusetts, peer support specialists known as 'Bridgers' are helping Veterans successfully reintegrate into their communities following rehab for drug or alcohol abuse.
A mom and dad with a son and daughter cooking and sampling food in a kitchenConnect with Your Children this Holiday Season
VA has free, confidential online courses to help Veteran parents connect with their children. Helpful anytime, but especially during the holidays which can bring a lot of stress. Totally!

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