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Milwaukee VA Whole Health Well-Being RetreatRetreat to showcase benefits of Whole Health
Veterans who have benefited from adapting a Whole Health approach will share their stories as part of this year’s Whole Health Well-Being Retreat at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center.
A male Veteran patient shakes hands with a female nurse in the living room of his homeUnion Grove program combines care, convenience
Although Kenneth Schmitt can no longer drive from his farm to the nearest VA facility, he still receives medical care at home through the Union Grove VA clinic's Home Based Primary Care.
A Veteran in a wheelchairTrailblazing success at botanical gardens
Kenny Uhan, wheelchair-bound after an accident, joined other Veterans and staff at the Domes for a holiday outing centered around increasing mobility, becoming wheelchair proficient and increasing independence.
A UW-Madison student observes a dental procedureVisit to VA changes students' perception
Visiting student TouKou Khang was surprised that dental care was among the services offered at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center. Khang’s surprise at the scope of services offered by VA also was shared by other students.
A Veteran takes a knit cap from a volunteerHome of the Brave offers clothing, caring, smiles
With winter having made an early arrival, the timing for hand-knit blankets, stocking caps and other clothing items couldn’t have been better for the annual Home of the Brave event for Veterans at the Milwaukee VA.
Color guard members saluting the U.S. flagParalyzed Marine Veteran extols the power of one
Noah Currier credits one friend with offering the hope and inspiration that would eventually provide him the opportunity to deliver a moving, motivational address on Veterans Day.
The iconic tower of historic Old Main stands out against the autumn colors at the Milwaukee VA campusAutumn colors on full display
Fall colors are on full display across the historic Milwaukee VA campus and Wood National Cemetery. Check out the photo gallery of amazing images by VA multimedia journalist Benjamin Slane.
A doctor communicates via computer with a Veteran, who is pictured on the computer screenTelecardiology combines care, convenience
Thanks to the convenience of the Milwaukee VA's telecardiology program, Jerry Roberts travels about 30 miles from his home in northern Wisconsin instead of making a 300-mile trip for his cardiac appointment.
Groundbreaking ceremony at Old Main at Milwaukee VA Medical CenterOld Main to become housing for homeless Veterans
The iconic building known as Old Main on the historic Milwaukee VA campus moved a step closer toward once again fulfilling its original mission - it's being converted to housing for homeless Veterans and their families.
Art on his horseIt gets better
In the last weeks of summer, we tagged along with Art Montgomery and a few others from the Milwaukee VA as they participated in therapy with BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center.

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