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Veterans in beekeeping garb tend to the hive located on the Brockton campusBrockton campus venture targets vets well bee-ing
VA Boston Healthcare System unveiled its first on-site beehive recently. The Beehive at the Brockton campus provides Veterans relief from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and stress.
Tai Chi ClassMeditation in Motion
VA researchers are studying whether an ancient Chinese mind-body therapy can help relieve the chronic pain, fatigue, and other symptoms experienced by thousands of Gulf War Veterans.
American FlagMemorial Day Message
This Memorial Day, as we remember and honor those who died in active military service, VA Boston wants to reaffirm its commitment to the 70,000 Veterans we serve each year and remind them “We’ve got your six.”
Vetext and calendar graphicCan't Make It? Another Vet Will Take It!
The purpose of the No-Show Campaign is to reduce the number of no-shows by use of new technological advances at VA to reduce cancellations and increase the number of appointments open to Veterans.
Empowerment T-Shirt for Clothesline ProjectGathering of Empowerment Supports MST Survivors
April is sexual assault awareness month and at VA Boston Healthcare System, it is an opportunity for survivors of Military Sexual Trauma (MST) to support each other during a gathering of empowerment event held, April 19.
Dr. Ann McKee, MD, Chief of Neuropathology with microscope.McKee Named to TIME 100
TIME magazine has named Ann McKee, MD, Chief of Neuropathology, VA Boston Healthcare System, and Director of the BU CTE Center, to the 2018 TIME 100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
1500 Flags representing Veterans with MST are placed for awareness1500 Flags: Veterans' Military Sexual Trauma
Veterans are able to access free services for mental and physical health conditions related to their experiences of MST, regardless of income level, length of service regardless of conditions in the past.
People gather during a ceremonyVA Boston ‘Welcome Home’ Vietnam Vets
Vietnam Veterans were honored during a ceremony held at VA Boston Healthcare System’s Jamaica Plain campus on March 26, 2018. The event is part of a effort to recognize the service of those who served in Vietnam.
Three women ski during a women Veteran appreciation ski dayWomen Veterans Appreciation Ski Day
Women Veterans from the New England area and more than 60 volunteers gathered at Mount Sunapee, New Hampshire for the 9th Annual Welcome Home Women Veterans Ski Appreciation day March 6.
100th Birthday Cake for Anthony BarrassoWWII Vet Tony the Kid Bambino Turns 100 Years Old
One hundred days ago 19 Veterans made a pact to hang tough and move as a unit when the VA transitioned them from the Chelsea Soldiers Home Adult Healthcare Program to the Don Orione Home six miles away.

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