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The VA and DoD continue to move forward on mutually beneficial sharing opportunities, including orthopedic care. Veterans and active duty alike are seen at both the Charleston VAMC and the Naval Health Clinic Charleston, with surgeries performed in state-of-the-art operating rooms at Charleston VAMC.
MOVE! is a national weight management program designed by the VA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NCP), a part of the Office of Patient Care Services, to help Veterans lose weight, keep it off and improve their health. Find out how it helped a Veteran here in the Lowcountry!
To honor all of our Veterans here in the Lowcountry, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center hosted its ninth annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Charleston on Nov. 8, 2009. More than 100 Veterans service organizations, marching bands, motorcycle groups and floats participated!
The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and Goodwill Industries helped record numbers of homeless and needy individuals again during its tenth annual Stand Down event held at Armory Park in North Charleston, Oct. 29-30. Approximately 2,479 people were helped, compared to last year's record of 1,915!
The Charleston VAMC welcomed home returning combat Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan as well as thanked Veterans from all eras for their service during our Welcome Home 2009 event held aboard the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point on September 30.
The Charleston VAMC welcomes home all of our heroes every day--take a look! The Charleston VAMC Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom team is here every day to welcome home our heroes.
Charleston VAMC is partnering with local Department of Defense agencies to share health care resources, which makes sense for several reasons: continuity of care, cost efficiencies and better opportunities to improve access to care for our Veterans and DoD beneficiaries!
Charleston VAMC is using in-context exposure therapy to help bring closure to Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Find out more about the VA's PTSD program.