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Job Fair PosterEmployment Opportunities
Veterans Job Fair - April 26, 2017 to be held at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center from 10:00am to 2:00pm, in the Auditorium on the 3rd floor. Veterans should bring their resumes, Military ID and or their DD214s.
photo of career words on a blackboardVeterans Job Fair 2016
Job Fair is being held for Veterans, including Active Duty, Reservists and National Guard at the Albany Stratton VA on April 7, 2016 on the 3rd floor Auditorium from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Congressman Paul Tonko walks with Albany Stratton employees in a parade.Highest Performing Hospital in Healthcare for 2015
The Albany Stratton VA Medical Center was recognized by the VA Strategic Analytics for Improvement and Learning Program (SAIL) as one of the Highest Performing Hospitals in Healthcare Quality for 2015.
Photo of Amanda Morgante.Girl Scout Raises $6,000 for Veterans
Amanda Morgante is 16 years old and a Girl Scout Ambassador Troop 2944 in Armonk, New York. She raised $6,000 to help Veterans in need get to and from their medical appointments.
photo of left to right Ken Tannen, Joe McDonnell, Adrienne Frank, Bob Fowler, Mike Stalker, Emily Bren, Shannon    Smith, Dennis O’Dell, Bill Blank, Al Articolo, John NettAll Hazards Team in a National Defense Exercise
Members from several local agencies across the Capital District participated in a coordinated National Disaster Medical System Exercise on Aug. 8 and 9 at Stratton Air National Guard Base, Schenectady, N.Y.
Deloitte & Touche, LLP employees.Local Organizations Partake in Summer of Service
A number of local organizations are volunteering at VA Health Care Upstate New York this summer as part of VA’s Summer of Service initiative, an initiative aimed to bolster volunteer assistance.
Four people sitting at a table - three women and one man.VA Medical Center Nationally Recognized
Albany VA recognized nationally by the Department of Veterans Affairs for successfully piloting VA’s Veteran Community Partnership program to forge community liaisons to improve coordination and support to Veterans.
Woman speaking with an African American gentleman.Job Fair 2015
Active duty service members, reservists, National Guard and Veterans of all eras and spouses are invited to attend a Veteran job fair on June 17, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the auditorium at the Albany Stratton VA.
Glenn GilbertGlenn Gilbert Presented Lifetime Achievement Award
Glenn Gilbert, LCSW-R, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) at their New York State Conference held in Albany on March 20, 2015.
Picture of a picnic table in a parklike setting.Wanted Veterans to Design Picnic Table Art
The Albany Stratton VA Medical Center would like to invite Veterans who are artists to submit their designs to create picnic table art. The theme is “Celebrating Diversity in America’s Veterans.”

From the Veterans Health Administration

Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts for PA Veterans
At the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the new cardiac catheterization suite offers state-of-the-art care for area Veterans close to home. Less travel and loved ones by their side.
Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.
A member of the VA Central California Health Care Systemís Hepatitis C Clinic approaches a      homeless personís tent in Fresno, Calif. Getting homeless Veterans tested for Hepatitis C
Jennifer Siilata is a VA clinical pharmacist and she knows how dangerous the Hep C virus is if left untreated. She knows it is curable. Her goal? Find high-risk homeless Veterans and get them tested.
Golden Triangle Performance Ensemble entertains Pittsburgh Veterans after parade around campusPittsburgh Veterans Celebrate the Fourth of July
Independence Day parade at the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center honors Veterans living in the Community Living Center. Third year for performers who call it the “highlight of their year.”
Illustration of back musclesVeterans with Back Pain Have Treatment Options
In a survey of more than 3,500 back pain sufferers, 80% said that yoga, tai chi, massage therapy or a chiropractor helped them. Those options can help as much as surgery or drugs, with fewer risks.
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.

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