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Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center

Video News

Charleston VAMC news is now in video format!  Videos are produced by the Charleston VAMC Public Affairs office.  If you have any questions or ideas for future videos, please contact us.

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VA-DoD Partnership: Orthopedics 

VA-DoD Partnership in Orthopedics Video 

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! Weight Management Program 

MOVE! Weight Managment Program video 

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!


Veterans Day Parade 2009 

Veterans Day Parade 2009 video 

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!


Stand Down Against Homelessness 2009 

Stand Down Against Homelessness Video 

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!


Welcome Home 2009 

Welcome Home 2009 Video 

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.



Charleston VAMC Welcomes Home Our Heroes Every Day 

Charleston VAMC employees welcome home our heroes every day - video 

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.



Partnering with DoD 

Partnering with DoD video


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!



Overcoming Your Fears and PTSD 

Exposure Therapy Aboard the USS Yorktown Video 

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.