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02/17/2022 04:00 PM EST

Cancer prevention starts with healthy living, including eating healthy, maintaining a healthy weight, and reducing your overall stress.

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02/17/2022 03:00 PM EST

On Feb. 16, 2022, VA Secretary Denis McDonough held a press conference at VA Central Office in Washington, D.C., which was streamed live to VA employees. The event covered updates to how VA is handling the omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, VBA’s progress on the claims backlog, NCA’s handling of uninterrupted memorial services, VHA’s mission to meet timely appointments and care authorizations, and the secretary’s work with the Congress to invest in VA employees.

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02/17/2022 02:00 PM EST

Emlen Tunnell was a professional football player and World War II Veteran.

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02/17/2022 11:30 AM EST

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Joseph G. LaPointe Jr., a combat medic who received a Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War.

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02/17/2022 10:00 AM EST

Meeting the diverse needs of Veterans with resources to effectively reduce suicide risk but also promote wellness and protect against future risk.

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02/17/2022 09:01 AM EST

This week’s America250 salute is Air Force Veteran Harry Stewart Jr., a Tuskegee Airman who received a Distinguished Flying Cross.

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02/16/2022 06:00 PM EST

A large mural dedicated to Veterans was unveiled during National Salute Week at the Richmond, Virginia, VA. “I wanted a sense of optimism.”

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