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Construction workers placing a beam on new Terre Haute Clinic

VA hosted a “Topping Out” event for a new Terre Haute clinic and Veterans were invited to sign one of the beams in the facility. The clinic will provide many VA health care services.

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Navy Veteran Lloyd E. Karch is today's Veteran of the Day.

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Lloyd E. Karch, who earned a Navy Cross for his actions during the Battle for Leyte Gulf Oct. 24, 1944.

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Learn more about social media and the job search from VA Careers.

Social media can help job seekers network with VA recruiters, research company culture and connect with other job seekers.

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Army Air Forces Veteran George Washington Pearcy is today’s Veteran Of The Day.

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Forces Veteran George Washington Pearcy, who died Oct. 24, 1944, during the sinking of the Arisan Maru.

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Five police officers in front of hospital sign

Five VA police officers pulled over two ladies on the freeway after they saw the car was on fire and the ladies did not know they were in danger. They got the ladies out and put out the fire.

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A clinician fits a Veteran with a hearing aid

Audiology staff at the VA Ozarks needed new ways to safeguard patients and employees while continuing to provide hearing aid service to their Veteran patients. A drive-through was the answer.

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New EHR implementation begins on Oct. 24.

VA is implementing its new electronic health record (EHR) system on Oct. 24 at initial sites in the Pacific Northwest. The implementation improves how clinicians store and manage patient information, including visits, test results, prescriptions and more. This will also mean some changes to how Veterans access their own health data online if their VA facility has changed to the new EHR.

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Marine Corps Veteran Felix Garcia and the MOPH.

Felix Garcia joined the Marine Corps and deployed as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Shrapnel wounds from an attack in November 2005 led to his medical discharge. After service, Garcia became active in the Military Order of the Purple Heart and the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes.

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