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Colonel Steward-Randle delivers keynote presentation, "HERSTORY - Women’s History in the Military"She Wore the Boots, But Was Not Equal
One cannot argue it was an uphill battle for women who wanted to serve their Country. Dating back to the Revolutionary war, women have been fighting for their equal rights and recognition in the military.
Twin City twin sisters and VA nurses Christie Spevacek and Trisha Vilen along with Dr.’s Brionn Tonkin and Alex Senk are part of the Sports 4 Vets medical staff at winter Sports Clinic 2018.Minneapolis VA Twins Volunteer at Snowmass
Christie Spevacek and Trisha Vilen are registered nurses, best friends and fraternal twins who volunteered to work the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass, Colorado.
Lead author Dr. Erin Krebs, a physician and researcher with the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System’s Center for Chronic Disease Outcome ResearchOpioids Don't Beat Other Meds for Chronic Pain
A yearlong study published in the newest issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association by a team of Minneapolis VA researchers offers strong evidence against using prescription opioids for chronic pain.
In a ceremony in Washington, DC, on February 27, Dr. Amy Candy Heinlein (center) received the national American Legion Physician of the Year for 2017 award. On hand for the ceremony were VA leaders, including VA Secretary David Shulkin (left).American Legion Physician of the Year for 2017
Dr. Amy Candy Heinlein received the national American Legion Physician of the Year for 2017 award. This was the first year of the award, which was presented at the annual Commander’s Call of the Legion.
Minneapolis VA ALS Team. Front L to R: Erin Stern, Dan Greenwood, Anne Bateman, Mike Seabeck; Middle row: Patricia Stewart, Ila Roske, Ezgi Tiryaki; Back row:  Sean Mangan, Katie Bradshaw, Beau Bedore, John Hansen, Chris SchiefferMinneapolis VA Receives ALS Certification
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System has been named a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence by the ALS Association. Only four VA centers have received this designation.
VA nurse Mary Bauer cares for patient in makeshift hospital room in sports coliseum in Puerto RicoMinneapolis VA Staffers Help in Hurricane Recovery
Four Minneapolis VA staff spent two weeks on the Island of Puerto Rico as part of the VA’s Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System (DEMPS) emergency response program following Hurricane Maria in September.
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System will celebrate the opening of its new Center for Integrative Health and Healing with an open house and brief ceremony on December 12.Center for Integrative Health and Healing
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System will celebrate the opening of its new Center for Integrative Health and Healing with an open house and brief ceremony on December 12.
For six years in a row, the Minneapolis VA Health Care System has maintained a five-star rating based on the Department of Veteran Affairs' internal measures.Minneapolis VA Receives Top Quality Rating
For six years in a row, the Minneapolis VA Health Care System has maintained a five-star rating based on the Department of Veteran Affairs' internal measures.
At the ribbon cutting Veterans East was renamed Richard A. Brustad Homes to honor Richard Brustad, founder of Community Housing Development Corporation, Sept. 22, 2017.New Apartments for Homeless Veterans Open
"This is a new start that has taken a heavy burden off my shoulders, helping bring stability and hope into my life," said Nathaniel Green, a Veteran and one of the first tenants.
Veterans Town Hall will be held on September 28, from 4-6 p.m. in Hibbing, MNVeterans Town Hall in Hibbing, Minnesota
The next VA-sponsored Veterans Town Hall will be held on September 28, from 4-6 p.m. in Hibbing, MN. The event is open to Veterans, their spouses, VA stakeholders and the general public.

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