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Memorial Day CeremonyMemorial Day Ceremony
The City of Rancho Cordova, the Department of Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System, Alphagraphics Rancho Cordova and Republic Services Welcome you to: Rancho Cordova’s 11th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
Employee Spotlight: Dr. Martin LeamonEmployee Spotlight: Dr. Martin Leamon
We would like to extend a HUGE congratulations to Dr. Martin H. Leamon! Dr. Leamon was recognized in Sacramento Magazine's "Top Doctors List" in the Addiction Medicine category.
The Road to RecoveryThe Road to Recovery
If someone were going to give you a million dollars, but it would take three months, you'd still take it, says Joe Qualls, referring to the wealth of programs and benefits available through the VA NCHCS.
PGA Hope TourVeterans Experiencing Life Again Through Golf
For Veterans in Northern California, going once a week to play golf with other Veterans battling post-traumatic stress disorder and other health concerns can provide much-needed relief.
Redding Veterans Town HallVA to Host Redding’s First Veterans Town Hall
VA to Host Redding’s First Veterans Town Hall - Opportunity for feedback from Veterans, Family Members, Stakeholders, Veteran Service Organizations, and Community Partners.
Da Vinci Xi RobotDa Vinci Xi Robot
Come check-out the latest technological advances in cancer treatment at VA Northern California Health Care System. Our new surgical robot, the Da Vinci Xi Robot can perform complex surgical procedures.
Preventing HIV InfectionHIV Discovery
A study of HIV conducted by researchers at VA Northern California Health Care System showed that greater than 86 percent of uninfected adults have antibodies capable of protecting them against HIV infection.
VSO Suzi VinciVSO Suzi Vinci
In Fall 2015, Suzi received a grant from the California Department of Veterans Affairs that allowed her to come to the VA Sacramento campus two days a month to process claims for Veterans.
Veterans Day 2016Veterans Day 2016
Join us for the 2016 Veterans Day celebration at the Sacramento VAMC. “We Build – We Fight. Remembering our Veterans and Honoring the Missions of the US Naval Construction Forces (Seabees)”.
Veterans Town HallVeterans Town Hall
Sacramento Veterans Town Hall - Presented by VA Northern California Health Care System. October 25, 2016, From 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Sacramento VA Medical Center in the Auditorium

From the Veterans Health Administration

Doca Merdjanoska, surgical department nurse at the VA Central California HealthFresno VA Medical Center's Nurse of the Year
Meet Doca Merdjanoska from Macedonia, one of VA's top nurses. Our continuing series of outstanding VA employees features a surgical department nurse at the Fresno VA Medical Center.
Putting sunblock on your skinVeterans: Protect Your Skin and Your Hearing
Veterans: Do you know the difference in Ultraviolet B and Ultraviolet A sun's rays? And what is a safe decibel (dB) level of noise? Here are a few quick handy answers just in time for summer.
Portrait of the Graves family.A Veteran's Final Hours at a VA Hospital
Carol Graves, wife of Army Veteran C.A. Graves, said her 76-year-old husband received the utmost respect and kindness during the last few days of his life at the VA hospital in Shreveport, La.
People KayakingVA and Healing Powers of Nature Rescue Vet
When the transition to civilian life left an Air Force Veteran in a dark place, he turned to VA and nature for help. There is so much healing that goes on when you are alone surrounded by nature.
Male Veteran standing beside a horse.Veterans Conquer Depression with Equine Therapy
For some Veterans coping with depression, post-traumatic stress and even physical pain, spending some quality time with a horse (also known as equine therapy) might just be the perfect remedy.
Postpartum Depression Affects One-in-Seven New MothersWomen Veterans: Help for Postpartum Depression
Pregnant Women Veterans have an increased likelihood of a mental health issue and a higher risk for postpartum depression. Learn the symptoms and treatment options from VA's Women's Health Services.
Nurse Deb Lamberton provides relief during family members most stressful time. VA Nurse Helps Veterans Families, in Her Free Time
VA nurse Deb Lamberton knows how stressful it is for families during a Veteran's final days so she volunteers on her own time to provide them with stress relieving massages.
Two male veterans, seated, having a conversation.AF Veteran Helping Veterans Out of Addiction
Air Force Veteran Willie DeWayne Raulerson had been drinking for 50 years. But when he finally decided to ask VA for help he found not only sobriety, but a purpose in life.
Dave Miller assists homeless VeteransMarine Veteran is VA's Male Volunteer of the Year
Marine Corps Veteran David Miller has been volunteering at VA for over 25 years and has been named the 2017 National Male Volunteer of the Year. Miller served in Vietnam during the TET II offensive.
An elderly male Veteran in a wheelchair, entering a van.VA Helps Vietnam Veteran Get His Life Back
Dale Herb's life came to a grinding halt about a year ago when he lost the use of his legs and couldn't leave his home. Today, thanks to a little help from the VA, he's completely mobile again.

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