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Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System

 

News Releases


2017

Tulsa Vet Center to Host Open House & Benefit Day - All Veterans, their families and other community stakeholders are invited to attend a Tulsa Vet Center Open House & Benefit Day event on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is also open to the public. (08/28/2017)

VA to Hold Mental Health Summit in Tulsa - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will hold a Mental Health Summit on August 25 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Hardesty Regional Library in Tulsa, located at 8316 East 93rd Street. (08/16/2017)

VA Medical Center to hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) will hold a memorial service on July 27 to remember Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months. (07/19/2017)

Learn How to Apply for Federal Jobs at Career Day Event - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System Black Employment Committee and Federally Employed Women will hold a Federal Jobs Career Day on Saturday, July 29 in Muskogee at the Martin Luther King Community Center. (07/14/2017)

VA Office of Inspector General Report Released - During the week of May 16-20, 2016, the VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a healthcare inspection in response to Sen. James Inhofe’s request to evaluate a range of clinical, staffing, and administrative practices at the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) in Muskogee, OK. At Sen. Inhofe’s request, OIG coordinated this review with The Joint Commission (TJC). The scope included extensive review of EOVAHCS data, actions, and practices in FY 2015 and quarters 1–3 of FY 2016. (07/11/2017)

Free Training for Community Clergy in Clinton - The Clinton Veterans Center, in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs National VA Chaplain Center, will host a one-day training event to educate community clergy and mental health workers about the issues facing returning Veterans and their families following deployment. (07/11/2017)

McCurtain County VA Clinic to hold Open Enrollment Fair for Veterans - The McCurtain County VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic will hold a Veterans Open Enrollment and Job Resource Fair on Thursday, July 13 from 1 pm to 5 pm in the Idabel High School Cafeteria, located at 901 E. Lincoln Road. (07/10/2017)

VA Medical Center Seeking Veterans & Family Members for Advisory Council - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) is seeking volunteers to serve on its Veteran & Family Advisory Council from October 2017 to September 2018. (07/05/2017)

McCurtain County VA Clinic Town Hall for Veterans - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be holding a Town Hall to discuss the opening of the new McCurtain County Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) on June 7. (06/01/2017)

Free Training for Community Clergy in Oklahoma City - Eastpointe Community Church in Oklahoma City, in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs National VA Chaplain Center, will hold a one-day training event called “Healing the Invisible Wounds of War”, for community clergy and mental health workers on June 15 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (05/30/2017)

Annual Tribal Veterans Representatives Training to be held in May - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS), in conjunction with the VA Rocky Mountain Network and Osage Nation, will host the 17th Annual Tribal Veterans Representatives (TVR) training May 21-26 at the Osage Casino, located at 64464 Highway 60 in Ponca City, Okla. (05/15/2017)

VA to hold 2K Walk to Support Homeless Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa, Hartshorne VA Outpatient Clinic and Vinita VA Outpatient Clinic will host the 7th annual VA2K Walk and Roll on May 17 to encourage healthy activity and support homeless Veterans with donated items. (05/15/2017)

NObesity Revolution 2K Walk - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) has teamed up with WHEELS Global Foundation and the VFW Post 577 for a Veteran Obesity Awareness event called ‘NObesity Revolution 2K Walk’. This free event is open to the public and will be held Saturday, May 20 at the VFW located at 1109 E. 6th St., from 8 am to 1 pm. (05/12/2017)

VA to Hold Veterans Resource Fair in Tulsa - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System and Muskogee VA Regional Office will hold a Veterans Public Forum and Resource Fair on May 23 at the VFW Post 577 in Tulsa. (05/09/2017)

VA Celebrates National Nurses Week May 6-12, 2017 - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the nation’s largest single employer of nurses, joins the American Nurses Association (ANA) in honoring America’s nurses dedicated to saving lives and maintaining the health of millions of individuals, including our nation’s heroes, during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2017. (05/08/2017)

Free Training for Community Clergy - The First United Methodist Church of Wagoner, in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs National VA Chaplain Center, is hosting a one-day training event called “Healing the Invisible Wounds of War: How Communities and people of faith can help our Veterans come all the way home.” (04/19/2017)

Re-Creation USA to Perform for Veterans - Re-Creation USA will perform a free live musical performance for Veterans and the public on April 24 at 10 a.m. in the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center auditorium. (04/12/2017)

VA to Hold Vietnam War Commemoration Program - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System and Muskogee VA Regional Office will hold a Vietnam War Commemoration Program on April 20 to honor the service and sacrifice of our Vietnam Veterans. (04/07/2017)

Free Training for Community Clergy - The Tulsa Community Service Council, in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs National VA Chaplain Center, is offering a one-day training event to educate community clergy and community mental health workers about the issues facing returning Veterans and their families following deployment. (03/29/2017)

VA Medical Center to Hold Nursing Hiring Fair - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a hiring fair on Saturday, April 1 from 8 a.m. to noon. (03/27/2017)

VA’s Veterans Appointment Request (VAR) App is Now Available - Veterans can now schedule their own appointments online via the web-based Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) app. Veterans have the option of accessing VAR from any device with an internet connection, including their desktops, smartphones or tablets. (02/27/2017)

VA to Hold Black History Month Program - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will host its annual Black History Month program on Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. in the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center auditorium. The program is open to the public. (02/22/2017)

VA’s National Cemeteries lead nation in satisfaction survey - or the sixth consecutive time, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration (NCA) was ranked first in customer satisfaction among the nation’s top corporations and federal agencies in an independent survey conducted by the CFI Group utilizing the science of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). (02/09/2017)

Public Invited to Visit Veteran Patients - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System is celebrating National Salute to Veteran Patients February 12–18, which is observed annually during the week of Valentine's Day, a day of caring and sharing which underscores the Salute's expression of honor and appreciation to inpatient and outpatient Veterans. (02/01/2017)

VA to Host Town Hall & Claims Clinic - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System and the Muskogee VA Regional Benefits Office will host a Veterans Town Hall meeting and claims clinic on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Post 15 in Muskogee. (01/27/2017)

VA Medical Center to Hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVHCS) will hold a memorial service on January 24 to remember Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months. (01/09/2017)

Veterans Invited to Participate in Creative Arts Competition - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will hold its annual creative arts competition for enrolled Veterans on Feb. 27-28, 2017 at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. (01/06/2017)

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2016

Holiday Wreath-Laying to Honor Veterans at Fort Gibson National Cemetery - Fort Gibson National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a nationwide program which honors and remembers Veterans laid to rest at VA national cemeteries and state Veterans cemeteries. (12/12/2016)

Intermediate Surgeries to Resume at Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System is pleased to announce that intermediate surgeries will resume immediately at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) in Muskogee. (12/01/2016)

VA to Host Town Hall & Claims Clinic in Vinita - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) and the Muskogee VA Regional Benefits Office will host a Veterans Town Hall meeting and claims clinic on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 beginning at 2 pm at the Dale Peace American Legion, Post 40 in Vinita. (11/10/2016)

VA Safety Manager Wins Nationwide Safety Award - The National Safety Council (NSC) awarded their 2016 Distinguished Service to Safety Award to Charles Herrier, Safety Manager for the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS). (11/02/2016)

Local VA Nurse Receives DAISY AWARD for Extraordinary Nurses - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) is proud to announce that Tamara Ray, an RN in the Medical/Surgical East Ward at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, has been selected for The DAISY AWARD for Extraordinary Nurses. (11/01/2016)

Fort Gibson National Cemetery to Hold Veterans Day Program - Fort Gibson National Cemetery will hold its annual Veterans Day Program on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., which is open to the public. (11/01/2016)

VA Partners With Local Health Organizations to Share Veteran Health Information - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) has recently partnered with SSM Health, Mercy and Oklahoma State University Medical Center Outpatient Care to electronically share Veteran health information securely through eHealth Exchange. (10/12/2016)

Veterans Invited to learn about VA Genetic Research Program - Veterans are invited to visit the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center on Oct. 17 and learn about the Million Veteran Program (MVP), a national, voluntary research program funded entirely by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research & Development. The goal of MVP is to partner with Veterans receiving their care in the VA Healthcare System to study how genes affect health. (10/11/2016)

VA to Hold My HealtheVet Class at Muskogee Public Library - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVHCS) Veteran and Family Advisory Council will hold a My HealtheVet class on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. at the Muskogee Public Library. (10/06/2016)

VA to Hold Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic for Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee will hold a free Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic for enrolled Veterans Oct. 11-14 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium, and on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Blue Primary Care Team. (10/03/2016)

VA to hold Focus Group for Post 9/11 Veterans in Tulsa - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will hold a Post 9/11 Focus Group on Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Coffee Bunker in Tulsa, located at 6365 E. 41st St. (09/26/2016)

VA Medical Center to Host Giant Colon Tour - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVHCS) is partnering with the American Cancer Society to host a Giant Colon Tour on Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center auditorium. (09/19/2016)

VA Medical Center to Hold POW/MIA Ceremony - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Prisoners of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) Remembrance Ceremony on Sept. 16 to honor and remember these Veterans. (09/09/2016)

Veterans Invited to Attend Free Double Feature at Admiral Twin Drive-In - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will host a Veteran Appreciation Night on Friday, September 23 at the Admiral Twin Drive-In, located at 7355 E. Easton Street in Tulsa. (09/01/2016)

Four Local VA Nurses Named Great 100 Nurses in Oklahoma - The Great 100 Nurses Foundation has selected four VA nurses at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center as Great 100 Nurses for Oklahoma. (08/23/2016)

Stand Down for Homeless Veterans to be held in Tulsa - A Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Saturday, September 10 at First United Methodist Church in Tulsa. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the church campus, which is located at 1115 S. Boulder Ave. (08/15/2016)

Tulsa Vet Center to Host Open House & Benefit Day - The Tulsa Vet Center will host an Open House & Benefit Day on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Veterans and their families, along with the general public. (07/29/2016)

VA Medical Center Seeking Veterans & Family Members for Advisory Council - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) is seeking Veterans & family members to serve on its Veteran & Family Advisory Council from October 2016 to September 2017. (07/28/2016)

Free Basic Life Support Class for Veterans - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System Veteran and Family Advisory Council will sponsor a Basic Life Support (BLS) class for Veterans on July 23 at 10 a.m. at Go Ye Village, located at 1201 W. 4th St. in Tahlequah. (07/18/2016)

VA Medical Center to Hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) will hold a memorial service on July 26 to remember Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months. (07/05/2016)

VA Mobile Vet Center to Conduct Outreach in Miami, Muskogee, Glenpool - During July 12-14, a VA Mobile Vet Center based in Lawton will visit Miami, Muskogee and Glenpool. Mobile Vet Centers, operated by VA's Readjustment Counseling Service, provide nonmedical readjustment counseling and outreach to combat Veterans and their families, addressing the social and economic dimensions of post-war needs. (06/28/2016)

Veterans Affairs Hosts Town Hall & Resource Fair - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System and the Muskogee VA Regional Benefits Office will host a Veterans Town Hall meeting and resource fair on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 beginning at 10 am at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in McCurtain County. (06/01/2016)

Memorial Day Service held at Ft. Gibson National Cemetery - The Ft. Gibson National Cemetery will hold its annual Memorial Day Service on May 30 at 2 pm. The Memorial Day Address will be given by U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin, District 2. (05/25/2016)

Veterans Affairs Hosts Town Hall & Claims Clinic - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System and the Muskogee VA Regional Benefits Office will host a public town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 beginning at 12 pm at the Eastern Oklahoma State College Auditorium in McAlester. (05/13/2016)

VA to Hold Vietnam War Commemoration Program - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System and VFW Post 577 will hold a Vietnam War Commemoration Program on March 29 to honor the service and sacrifice of our Vietnam Veterans and their families. (03/18/2016)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate Black History Month - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will host its annual Black History Month program on Feb. 26 at 11 a.m. in the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center auditorium. The program is open to the public. (02/23/2016)

Veterans Affairs Hosts Town Hall & Claims Clinic - The Muskogee VA Regional Benefits Office and the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will host a public town hall meeting on Saturday, March 12, 2016, beginning at 9:00 am, in the auditorium of the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. (02/17/2016)

VA Medical Center to Hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) will hold a memorial service on January 26 to remember Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months. (01/11/2016)

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2015

Veterans Invited to Participate in Creative Arts Competition - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will hold its annual creative arts competition for enrolled Veterans on Feb. 8-9, 2016 at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. (12/21/2015)

Holiday Wreath-Laying to Honor Veterans at Fort Gibson National Cemetery - Fort Gibson National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a nationwide program which honors and remembers Veterans laid to rest at VA national cemeteries and state Veterans cemeteries. (12/08/2015)

Fort Gibson/Fort Sill National Cemeteries Earn National Shrine Status - The Department of Veterans Affairs has named Fort Gibson and Fort Sill National Cemeteries a National Shrine, a designation that is given to national cemeteries that meet strict department standards. Only 19 of 133 national cemeteries across the Nation achieved the prestigious honor this year. (11/24/2015)

Veterans Invited to Attend Creative Writing Class - Veterans are invited to attend a free Creative Writing Class on Nov. 30 at 1:30 p.m. in the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center auditorium. During the class, participants will learn writing techniques for short stories and poems. (11/20/2015)

VA Medical Center to Hold Access Stand Down - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will hold an Access Stand Down event on Saturday, November 14 from 8 am – 4:30 pm. (11/10/2015)

VA Medical Center to Hold Native American History Month Program - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will recognize Native American Heritage Month by hosting a program called ‘Honoring Our Warrior Women” on Nov. 6. (10/29/2015)

Veterans Affairs Hosts Town Hall & Claims Clinic - The Muskogee VA Regional Benefits Office and the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will host a public town hall meeting on Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2015, beginning at 1:00 pm, at the VA Regional Benefits Office in downtown Muskogee. (10/28/2015)

Mobile Vet Center to Conduct Outreach in Pryor, Bristow & Skiatook - During Oct. 20-22, a VA Mobile Vet Center based in Lawton will visit Pryor, Bristow and Skiatook. Mobile Vet Centers, operated by VA's Readjustment Counseling Service, provide nonmedical readjustment counseling and outreach to combat Veterans and their families, addressing the social and economic dimensions of post-war needs. (10/14/2015)

VA to Hold Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic for Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee and Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa will host a Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 17 and again on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (10/07/2015)

VA to Hold Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic for Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee will hold a free Flu Shot Clinic for enrolled Veterans Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Downing Room, which is located on the second floor of the hospital. (09/16/2015)

Cycling Clinic to be held Sept. 11 for Veterans - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will hold a Cycling Clinic for Veterans on Sept. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 15 in Muskogee, which is located at 4012 W Okmulgee Ave. (08/31/2015)

Serve Oklahoma’s Veterans by Joining Team VA - The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System is currently recruiting nine open positions at the Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa and 104 positions at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee. (08/28/2015)

Stand Down for Homeless Veterans to be Held in Tulsa - A Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Saturday, September 19 at First Baptist Church in Tulsa. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the church campus, which is located at 424 S. Detroit. The Stand Down will be open to Veterans only from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (08/24/2015)

Fort Gibson National Cemetery to Host World War II 70th Anniversary Commemorative Event - Fort Gibson National Cemetery will hold a public wreath laying ceremony to honor members of the Greatest Generation interred in Fort Gibson National Cemetery as part of the Spirit of ’45 World War II 70th Anniversary Commemorative Weekend. (08/07/2015)

New Name for Muskogee VA - The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Muskogee is now officially called the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS). (07/31/2015)

Veterans Affairs Hosts Town Hall & Claims Clinic - The Muskogee VA Regional Office and Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will host a public town hall meeting on Saturday, August 1, 2015, beginning at 10:00 am, at the American Legion Post 308, in Tulsa, OK. (07/17/2015)

VA Medical Center to hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a memorial service on July 14 to remember Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months. (07/07/2015)

VA Medical Center to host Honey Springs Battlefield Presentation - Veterans and the public are invited to attend a free Civil War presentation about the Honey Springs Battlefield Site on July 10 at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. (07/06/2015)

VA Medical Center Seeking Veterans & Family Members for Advisory Council - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is currently seeking 20 Veterans & family members to serve on our Veteran & Family Advisory Council during October 2015 to September 2016. (07/02/2015)

VA Medical Center to Hold “Summer of Service” Open House - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold a "Summer of Service" Open House on July 1 to encourage the community to visit and explore VA volunteer opportunities. (06/26/2015)

VA Begins “Summer of Service” to Bolster Volunteer Assistance for Veterans - A new nationwide initiative - a "Summer of Service" - seeks the help of citizens in eastern Oklahoma to create and build partnerships to grow the number of individuals and organizations serving Veterans here. (06/18/2015)

VA Director to Retire - James R. Floyd, MPA, FACHE, has announced his retirement as Director of the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center after more than 28 years of federal service. (06/17/2015)

Memorial Day Service Held at FT. Gibson National Cemetery - The Ft. Gibson National Cemetery will hold its annual Memorial Day Service on May 25 at 2 pm. Guest speaker is State Rep. John Bennett, District 2. State Rep. Jerry McPeak will be the master of ceremonies. Other speakers include Jason McClellan, VA Regional Office Director, and James Floyd, Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center Director. (05/21/2015)

Tulsa VA Clinic to hold 2K Walk to Support Homeless Veterans - The Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa will host the 5th annual VA2K Walk and Roll on May 20 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. to encourage healthy activity and support homeless Veterans with donated clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to the public. (05/12/2015)

Hartshorne VA Clinic to hold 2K Walk to Support Homeless Veterans - The Hartshorne VA Outpatient Clinic will host the 5th annual VA2K Walk and Roll on May 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. to encourage healthy activity and support homeless Veterans with donated clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to the public. (05/12/2015)

Vinita VA Clinic to hold 2K Walk to Support Homeless Veterans - The Vinita VA Outpatient Clinic will host the 5th annual VA2K Walk and Roll on May 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to encourage healthy activity and support homeless Veterans with donated clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to the public. (05/12/2015)

VA to hold 2K Walk to Support Homeless Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host the 5th annual VA2K Walk and Roll on May 20 to encourage healthy activity and support homeless Veterans with donated clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to the public. (05/11/2015)

National Nurses Week - Letter to the Editor - This week (May 6-12), the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center honors the dedicated men and women we in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) consider to be the compassionate backbone of the Veterans’ health care system – nurses. (05/01/2015)

Re-Creation to Perform for Veterans - Re-Creation will perform their popular "40 Years Of Entertainment!” show for Veterans on April 20 at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. (04/17/2015)

National Volunteer Week: A Call of Appreciation and to Serve - Every day, hundreds of appreciative citizens in our community join the thousands of their fellow volunteers across the country in thanking Veterans for their service by volunteering at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) and our outpatient clinics in Hartshorne, Tulsa and Vinita. (04/14/2015)

Veterans Affairs Hosts Town Hall & Claims Clinic - The Muskogee VA Regional Office and Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a public town hall meeting and claims clinic on Saturday, March 28, 2015, beginning at 9:00 am, at the VA Regional Office in downtown Muskogee, OK. (03/11/2015)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate Black History Month - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host its annual Black History Month program on Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. in the hospital auditorium. The program is open to the public. (02/24/2015)

Public Invited to Visit Veteran Patients - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is celebrating National Salute to Veteran Patients this week, February 9-14. The public, including Veteran groups, military personnel, civic organizations, businesses, schools, dignitaries and the media are invited to visit Veteran patients. (02/09/2015)

VA Medical Center to hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold a memorial service on Jan. 27 to remember Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months. (01/26/2015)

Public Invited to VA Choice Program Meeting on Thursday - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will be presenting information about the Veterans Choice Program at Congressman Markwayne Mullin’s informational meeting on Thursday, January 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the public libraries in Muskogee, Okmulgee, Westville, Sallisaw, Eufaula, Atoka, and Durant. (01/26/2015)

VA Mobile Vet Center to Conduct Outreach in Oklahoma - During Jan. 20-23, a VA Mobile Vet Center will visit Checotah, Poteau, Sallisaw and Stigler as part of the “VA 2 Vets” outreach initiative. (01/14/2015)

VA Medical Center to Hold Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Program - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 16 during a remembrance program, which will be held in the hospital auditorium at 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend. (01/13/2015)

VA Medical Center to Hold Veterans Creative Arts Competition - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold its annual creative arts competition on Feb. 2-3, 2015 for enrolled Veterans. (01/12/2015)

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2014

VA Mobile Vet Center to Conduct Ourtreach in Oklahoma - During Jan. 6-8, a VA Mobile Vet Center will visit Okemah, Holdenville and Coalgate as part of the “VA 2 Vets” outreach initiative. During their stops, VA staff will provide nonmedical readjustment counseling and outreach to combat Veterans and their families, addressing the social and economic dimensions of post-war needs. (12/29/2014)

Veterans Affairs Hosts Town Hall Meeting - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and Muskogee VA Regional Office will host a public town hall meeting on December 16 at the American Legion Post 1 in Tulsa, OK. (12/01/2014)

VA Mobile Vet Center to Conduct Outreach in Oklahoma - During Dec. 4-5, a VA Mobile Vet Center will visit Skiatook and Pawnee as part of the “VA 2 Vets” outreach initiative. During their stops, VA staff will provide nonmedical readjustment counseling and outreach to combat Veterans and their families, addressing the social and economic dimensions of post-war needs. (11/28/2014)

VA Medical Center to Hold Caregiver Appreciation Event - A Caregiver Appreciation event will be held in Tulsa on Nov. 20 from 1 to 3 pm entitled ‘Care Comes Home’ at the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, located at the University of Oklahoma, 2417 E. 53rd St., Suite B. The event, hosted by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, is open to the public and includes informational presentations for caregivers. (11/17/2014)

VA Mobile Vet Center to Conduct Outreach - During Nov. 19-21, a VA Mobile Vet Center will visit Jay, Stilwell and Miami as part of the "VA 2 Vets" outreach initiative. During their stops, VA staff will provide nonmedical readjustment counseling and outreach to combat Veterans and their families, addressing the social and economic dimensions of post-war needs. (11/05/2014)

VA Mobile Vet Center to Conduct Outreach in Oklahoma - During Nov. 12-13, a VA Mobile Vet Center will visit Okmulgee and Bristow as part of the “VA 2 Vets” outreach initiative. During their stops, VA staff will provide nonmedical readjustment counseling and outreach to combat Veterans and their families, addressing the social and economic dimensions of post-war needs. (10/28/2014)

Muskogee VA Employees Earn 2nd Place in Food Drive - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center placed 2nd among all VA’s nationwide in a Feds Feed Families food drive, which provides non-perishable food items to local food banks. (10/16/2014)

Poker Run Rescheduled for October 18 Due to Weather - Due to the forecast of rain, the “Ride for the Vets” has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18. Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Post 5, the poker run will benefit Veterans served by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and its outpatient clinics. (10/09/2014)

Housing Grant for Veterans Awarded to Tulsa Agency - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded a grant of $119,128 to the Tulsa Housing Authority to provide housing assistance for homeless Veterans here in Eastern Oklahoma. (10/07/2014)

VA Medical Center to Hold Flu Shot Clinic - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee will hold a free Flu Shot Clinic for enrolled Veterans Oct. 6 to Oct. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the auditorium, which is located on the second floor in the south end of the hospital. (09/30/2014)

VA Medical Center to Hold POW/MIA Day Ceremony - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center invites the public to attend its Prisoners of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) Recognition Day Ceremony on Sept. 23 to honor and remember these Veterans. (09/18/2014)

VA Medical Center to Benefit from Poker Run - The public is invited to participate in the “Ride for the Vets” on Oct. 11, a poker run benefiting Veterans served by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and its outpatient clinics. (09/17/2014)

VA Medical Center to Host Mental Health Summit - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a collaborative Mental Health Summit between VA and community mental health leaders and providers on Sept. 25 starting at 8 a.m. at the Tulsa Technical Center in Broken Arrow. (09/16/2014)

Stand Down for Homeless Veterans to be Held in Tulsa - A Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Saturday, September 20 at First Baptist Church in Tulsa. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the church campus, which is located at 424 S. Detroit. The Stand Down will be open to Veterans only from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (09/10/2014)

Adaptive Cycling Ride to be Held for Veterans in Tulsa - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) and The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges in Tulsa will hold an Adaptive Cycling Ride for Veterans on Sept. 9 at the Tulsa River Parks Trail. (08/29/2014)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate Women's Equality - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a Women’s Equality Program on Aug. 19 at noon in the hospital auditorium. The program will feature Maj. Gen. Rita Aragon (Ret.), Oklahoma Secretary of Military and Veterans Affairs, as the guest speaker. (08/13/2014)

Veterans Affairs Hosts Town Hall Meeting - The Muskogee VA Regional Office and Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a public town hall meeting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at the Muskogee Civic Center. (08/13/2014)

VA Medical Center to Hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a memorial service on July 29 to remember Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months. (07/24/2014)

VA Mobile Vet Center to Conduct Outreach Throughout July - The VA Mobile Vet Center is visiting cities throughout Oklahoma as part of a “VA 2 Vets” outreach initiative. During these stops, VA staff will provide non-medical readjustment counseling and outreach to combat Veterans and their families, addressing the social and economic dimensions of post-war needs. (07/14/2014)

Veterans, Military Members Invited to Attend Free Tulsa Shock Game - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, Tulsa Shock and sponsors will host a "Hoops for Troops" Veterans Appreciation Day event on July 27 during a Tulsa Shock game at the BOk Center in Tulsa. (07/08/2014)

Adaptive Cycling Ride to be Held for Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges in Tulsa will hold an Adaptive Cycling Ride for Veterans on July 7 at Civitan Park in Muskogee. (06/30/2014)

VA Medical Center to Hold Veterans Resource Fair - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Veterans Resource Fair on June 27, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the hospital auditorium. (06/23/2014)

Adaptive Cycling Ride to be Held for Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges in Tulsa will hold an Adaptive Cycling Ride for Veterans on June 10 in Honor Heights Park in Muskogee. (06/03/2014)

VA Mobile Vet Center to Conduct Outreach in Oklahoma and Texas - Beginning March 4, Veterans in several rural communities across the state of Oklahoma will have access to the Mobile Vet Center (MVC). Mobile Vet Centers, operated by VA's Readjustment Counseling Service, provide non-medical readjustment counseling and outreach to combat veterans and their families, addressing the social and economic dimensions of post-war needs. (05/27/2014)

VA Medical Center to Hold Warrior's Cleansing Ceremony - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center Chaplain Service will hold a special healing program on May 29 for combat Veterans who have suffered a moral injury from their combat experience. (05/23/2014)

Memorial Day Service Held at Ft. Gibson National Cemetery - The Ft. Gibson National Cemetery will hold its annual Memorial Day Service on May 26 at 2 pm. Guest speaker is J. Guymon, commandant of the Tulsa Marine Corps League, and State Rep. Jerry McPeak will be the master of ceremonies. Other speakers include Jason McClellan, VA Regional Office Director, and James Floyd, Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center Director. (05/21/2014)

VA to Host Pain Management Training - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host “The Pain Management Quiz” for local medical providers on May 7. Attendees will receive Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for the training. (04/24/2014)

Adaptive Cycling Clinic to be Held for Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center Adaptive Sports Program will hold an Adaptive Cycling Clinic for Veterans on April 1 from 1 to 3 pm in the hospital Atrium, which is located on the 3rd Floor of the bed tower. (03/26/2014)

VA Mobile Vet Center to Visit Veterans in Rural Communities - Beginning March 18, a VA Mobile Vet Center will visit cities throughout Oklahoma as part of the “VA 2 Vets” outreach initiative. (03/13/2014)

Veterans Golden Age Games to be Held in Nearby Fayetteville - Local Veterans have until March 28 to register for the National Veterans Golden Age Games, which will be held in nearby Fayetteville, Ark. during June 28 - July 2, 2014. (02/28/2014)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate Black History Month - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host its annual Black History Month program on Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. in the hospital auditorium. The program is open to the public. (02/26/2014)

VA Medical Center to Host Blood Drive - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is sponsoring a Blood Drive for the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) on February 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the hospital’s auditorium located on the second floor. (02/25/2014)

National Salute to Veteran Patients Week - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will be celebrating National Salute to Veteran Patients February 9-15. The public, including Veteran groups, military personnel, civic organizations, businesses, schools, dignitaries and the media are invited to visit the medical center during this time. (02/07/2014)

Disabled American Veterans Organization Needs Volunteer Drivers - The Disabled American Veterans (DAV), a non-profit organization, is in need of volunteer drivers for its DAV Transportation Network, which provides free transportation for Veterans to and from the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center for medical appointments. (01/22/2014)

VA Medical Center to Hold Ribbon Cutting for New MRI Suite - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Suite on January 15 at 10 am. The MRI Suite is located at the North end of the medical center near the main entrance. (01/08/2014)

VA Medical Center to Hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a memorial service on Jan. 14 to remember Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months. (01/06/2014)

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2013

VA Medical Center to Hold Veterans Creative Arts Competition - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold its annual creative arts competition on Feb. 3-4, 2014 for enrolled Veterans. (12/30/2013)

Hartshorne VA Outpatient Clinic Closed, Other Facilities Remain Open - Due to the winter storm, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center closed the Hartshorne VA Outpatient Clinic at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 5. The clinic will remain closed on Dec. 6. (12/05/2013)

Three Local Veterans Participate in National Veterans Creative Arts Festival - Three Local Veterans recently participated in the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival, which was held in Reno, Nevada. (12/04/2013)

Holiday Wreath-laying to Honor Veterans - Fort Gibson National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember our nation’s Veterans. The Civil Air Patrol, Veterans service organizations and citizens are coordinating the event to honor Veterans of each branch of the military, the Merchant Marine as well as Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action (POW/MIA). (11/26/2013)

Muskogee VAMC Named to Joint Commission’s “Top Performers” List - WASHINGTON – The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee, Okla., was recently recognized as a top performer on key health care quality measures for 2012 by The Joint Commission, an independent panel that accredits and certifies health care organizations. (11/19/2013)

Caregiver Appreciation Event (Muskogee) - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a Caregiver Appreciation program on Nov. 18 from 1 to 3 pm. in the Downing Room, located on the second floor. The event is open to the public and will include informational presentations for caregivers, light refreshments and a gift drawing for attendees. (11/15/2013)

Caregiver Appreciation Event (Tulsa) - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a Caregiver Appreciation event on Nov. 21 from 1 to 3 pm at The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, located at 2417 E. 53rd Street, Suite B in Tulsa. (11/15/2013)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate Native American History Month - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will celebrate Native American History Month on Nov. 15 with a program called “Old Traditions - New Traditions.” (11/13/2013)

Stand Down for Homeless Veterans to be Held in Sapulpa - A Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Saturday, October 26 in Sapulpa. The event will run from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 36, which is located at 105 East Lee Ave. (10/16/2013)

Free Flu Shots for Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee will hold a free Flu Shot Clinic for enrolled Veterans Oct. 7 to Oct. 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the auditorium, which is located on the second floor in the south end of the hospital. (09/30/2013)

New Adaptive Sports Program for Disabled Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center has developed a new Adaptive Sports Program for Veterans with physical and visual disabilities to give them the opportunity to become involved in adaptive sports, outdoor recreation, fitness programs and leisure activity. (09/25/2013)

World War II Veteran Who Witnessed Iwo Jima Flag Raising to Speak at POW/MIA Day Ceremony - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center invites the public to attend its Prisoners of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) Recognition Day Ceremony on Sept. 10 to honor and remember these Veterans. (08/29/2013)

VA Medical Center to Host College & Education Fair - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a College and Education Fair for Veterans, their family members and VA employees on Sept. 19 from 10 am to 5 pm in the hospital auditorium. (08/28/2013)

Free Workshop to Equip Clergy to Tend to Moral & Soul War Wounds - The Community Service Council of Greater Tulsa will host a one-day workshop on September 5 to equip and empower local clergy to draw upon the unique resources of their respective traditions in order to tend to the moral injuries and soul wounds that result from war. (08/20/2013)

VA Medical Center to Participate in Veteran Benefit Day - The American Legion Post 308 in Tulsa will host a Veteran Benefit Day on Aug. 20 from noon to 8 p.m., which will provide Veterans the opportunity to file a VA claim, enroll for VA health care and learn more about VA benefits and community resources. (08/15/2013)

VA Medical Center to Benefit from Poker Run - The public is invited to participate in the “Ride for the Vets” on Sept. 28, a poker run benefiting Veterans served by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and its outpatient clinics. Proceeds will be used to purchase comfort items such as toiletries, shaving gear and socks. (08/14/2013)

Public Invited to Join VA for Food Drive - The public is invited to join the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in a “Feds Feed Families” canned food drive, which will provide non-perishable food items to local food banks. (08/07/2013)

VA Medical Center to Host Mental Health Summit - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a collaborative Mental Health Summit between VA and community mental health leaders and providers on August 22 starting at 8 a.m. at the Tulsa Technical Center in Broken Arrow. (08/06/2013)

Afghanistan, Iraq Veterans Invited to Attend VA Focus Group - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee will hold a focus group on August 20 for Veterans who served in Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn. (08/02/2013)

VA Medical Center to Hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a memorial service on July 30 to remember Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months. (07/24/2013)

VA Medical Center to Offer Extended Clinic Hours - Starting July 18, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will offer extended hours for Primary Care and Behavioral Medicine clinics in Muskogee and Tulsa on Thursdays and Saturdays to provide more convenience for Veterans. (07/08/2013)

VA Medical Center to Hold Baby Shower for Women Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Baby Shower for Women Veterans who are expectant mothers or who have recently delivered on June 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in the Boomer Sooner Room. (06/28/2013)

VA Conference to Examine Spiritual Principles of War and Trauma Healing - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center Chaplain Service will host a free conference for clergy and Veterans on June 25 at First Baptist Church in Muskogee called “Spiritual Principles for War and Trauma Healing.” (06/25/2013)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate 90th Anniversary - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will celebrate its 90th Anniversary on June 14 with a ceremony at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the Five Civilized Tribes Museum, which is adjacent to the medical center. (06/14/2013)

VA Hires Over 1,600 Mental Health Professionals to Meet Goal - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has met the goal to hire 1,600 new mental health professionals outlined in President Obama’s August 31, 2012, Executive Order to Improve Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families. The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center has hired 12 new mental health professionals toward this goal. (06/12/2013)

Veterans Bike Rally to be Held June 8 in Muskogee - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center has teamed up with the City of Muskogee and Muskogee Civic Center for a ‘Ride for the Vets’ Bike Rally. The rally will be held June 8 at the Muskogee Civic Center’s West Parking Lot from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and will include a scavenger hunt, dance contest, live music entertainment, contest for best bike and tattoo, and vendor displays. (06/08/2013)

Non-Profit to Donate Tricyles to Veterans at VA Medical Center - National AMBUCS, Inc. will donate six AmTryke therapeutic tricycles to the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) on May 31, which will be used by Veteran patients as a form of recreation and physical therapy. (05/31/2013)

VA to Hold 2K Walk to Support Homeless Veterans - The public is invited to participate in a “VA2K Walk and Roll” event at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) on May 15, which will coincide with National Employee Health and Fitness Day. (05/15/2013)

Tulsa Stand Down for Homeless Veterans to be Held May 11, 2013 - A Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Saturday, May 11 at First Baptist Church in Tulsa. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the church campus, which is located at 424 S. Detroit. The Stand Down will be open to Veterans only from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (05/11/2013)

Congressman, Tulsa Mayor to Serve Homeless Veterans During Stand Down on May 11, 2013 - A Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Saturday, May 11 at First Baptist Church in Tulsa. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the church campus, which is located at 424 S. Detroit. The Stand Down will be open to Veterans only from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (05/11/2013)

Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team Coming to Muskogee - The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) is coming to Muskogee to play two exhibition games on May 4 at Love-Hatbox Field. The event is free and open to the public. (05/04/2013)

Tulsa Youth Ballet to Perform at VA Medical Center - The Tulsa Youth Ballet will perform a free show for Veterans and the public on March 30 at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. The show will take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the hospital auditorium, which is located on the second floor in the south end of the hospital. (03/30/2013)

VA Medical Center Seeks Former Employees for Focus Group - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is holding a special Focus Group of former employees as the hospital prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary in June. (03/22/2013)

VA Medical Center Offers E-Donate to Support Local Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) is now offering E-Donate, an online donation option at www.muskogee.va.gov/giving/, which will provide community members who wish to give back to Veterans a simple and safe way to pledge their support to the fund of their choice. (03/15/2013)

VA Medical Center Celebrates Women's History - The public is invited to attend a Women’s History Program featuring Dr. Virginia Whitekiller, Dean of Social Work at Northeastern State University, on Friday, March 15 at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC). (03/15/2013)

Memorial Service to be Held for 11 Veterans Without Families - Fort Gibson National Cemetery will hold a “Moment of Remembrance” memorial service on March 6 to honor 11 Veterans who had no family members present when they were recently interred. The public is encouraged to attend to the service, which will be held in the communal shelter at 3 p.m. with full military honors. (03/06/2013)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate Black History Month - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will host its annual Black History Month program on Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. in the hospital auditorium. The program is open to the public. (02/21/2013)

Aaron Tippin to Headline Free VAlentines for Veterans Concert - For the third consecutive year, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will treat Veterans and their families to a free VAlentines for Veterans Concert. Country music artist Aaron Tippin will headline this year’s concert, which be held Feb. 14 at the Muskogee Civic Center. (02/14/2013)

National Salute to Veteran Patients Celebrated in February - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will be celebrating National Salute to Veteran Patients February 10-16. The public, including Veteran groups, military personnel, civic organizations, businesses, schools, dignitaries and the media are invited to visit the medical center during this time. (02/10/2013)

VA Medical Center to Provide Transportation for Veterans to Attend Muskogee Veterans Hiring Fair - Muskogee will host the 2013 Eastern Oklahoma Veteran & Military Hiring Fair & Business Opportunity Summit on Feb. 7 at the Muskogee Civic Center. The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will provide free transportation for Veterans from the medical center and the Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa. (02/06/2013)

VA To Showcase Telehealth Technology - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Telehealth Open House in Muskogee and Tulsa on Jan. 30 to showcase technology it is using to increase access to VA health care through the use of secure telecommunications and videoconferencing. (01/30/2013)

VA Medical Center to Hold Veterans Creative Arts Competition - On Jan. 28-29, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold its annual creative arts competition and enrolled Veterans are invited to participate. (01/28/2013)

VA Grant Provides Additional Housing for Oklahoma's Homeless Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) is proud to partner with Restoring Lives, a 501(c) 3 faith–based recovery/re-integration program founded in Tulsa in 2007, on the opening of Liberty House, a new transitional living facility for homeless Veterans. (01/24/2013)

VAlentines for Veterans Concert Radio PSA - VAlentines for Veterans Concert Radio PSA (01/23/2013)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate the Life and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 17 during a remembrance program, which will be held in the hospital auditorium at 11 a.m. (01/17/2013)

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2012

Annual Garden of Lights 5K Run to Benefit Veterans - Runners and walkers are invited to join in the 7th annual Veterans Garden of Lights 5K Road Race and 1K Fun Run scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 15 starting at 4:45 p.m. in Muskogee’s Honor Heights Park. Registration begins at 2 p.m. in the north shelter. All proceeds benefit Veterans’ programs at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. (12/15/2012)

Veterans Garden of Lights 5K Run is This Saturday - More than 1,500 runners and walkers are registered for the 7th annual Veterans Garden of Lights 5K Road Race and 1K Fun Run scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 15 in Honor Heights Park. (12/10/2012)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Host Veterans Hiring Fair in Tulsa - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and partners will host a “Hiring Our Heroes” Veterans event at Central Park Hall in Tulsa on Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with representatives from approximately 50 employers. The hiring event is for Veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses. (12/04/2012)

VA Medical Center to Hold Native American History Month Program - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Native American History Month Program on Nov. 30 to honor the service and heritage of Native American Veterans. (11/30/2012)

VA Medical Center to Offer Grief Support Group - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will offer a new grief support group for Veterans who have lost a loved one and for family members of Veterans who have passed away. (11/19/2012)

VA Medical Center Begins New Medical Foster Home Program - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is pleased to announce the development of a new Medical Foster Home Program, which gives eligible Veterans the option of living in a family setting when they can no longer stay in their own home. (11/19/2012)

VA Medical Center to Thank Veteran Caregivers - To educate caregivers about VA benefits and services and to thank them for their daily sacrifices to care for Veterans, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold Caregiver Appreciation Programs on Nov. 13 in Muskogee and Nov. 16 in Tulsa. (11/13/2012)

VA Medical Center to Hold Saturday Flu Shot Clinics - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Drive Thru Flu Clinic for enrolled Veterans on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please bring a photo ID, such as the VA Identification Card. (11/10/2012)

VA Medical Center to Hold Talent Show for Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold its third annual “VA’s Got Talent – Tribute to our Veterans” on Friday, Nov. 9 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. in the hospital auditorium. (11/09/2012)

Muskogee VA Medical Center to Offer Free Valet Parking to Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee will offer free Valet Parking for Veterans beginning Monday, Nov. 5. (11/05/2012)

Tulsa Saturday Flu Shot Clinic - The Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic will hold a Walk-In Flu Shot Clinic for enrolled Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enrolled Veterans do not need to make an appointment and can receive a free flu shot on a walk-in basis. Please bring a photo ID, such as the VA Identification Card. (11/03/2012)

VA Medical Center to Hold Saturday Flu Shot Clinics - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold Saturday Flu Shot Clinics for enrolled Veterans on Nov. 3 at the Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and at the Muskogee hospital on Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Blue Team next to the Emergency Department. (11/03/2012)

VA Medical Center to Show Military Sexual Trauma Documentary - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) Chaplain Service will show two special presentations of “The Invisible War” on Oct. 30 and Nov. 1, an award-winning television documentary that addresses sexual assault cases in the U.S. military. (10/30/2012)

11th Annual Stand Down for Homeless Veterans to be Held in Sapulpa - The 11th Annual Fall Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Saturday, October 27 in Sapulpa. The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Post 36, which is located at 105 East Lee Ave. (10/27/2012)

VA Medical Center to Participate in Tribal Veterans Conference - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will participate in a training conference for Oklahoma and Kansas Tribal Veterans Representatives (TVR) Oct. 23-25 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, which is being sponsored by the Chickasaw Nation. (10/23/2012)

DAV, VA Medical Center to Educate Veterans About VA Benefits - Veterans are invited to attend a VA Information Seminar on Oct. 20 in Broken Arrow, which will be hosted by the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Wagoner Chapter #88. The seminar will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Elk’s Lodge 2673, located at 10266 S. 241st East Ave. (10/20/2012)

VA Medical Center to Offer Office Yoga Class - The public is invited to attend an Office Yoga class at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) on Oct. 16 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Downing Room. (10/16/2012)

Grand Marshal Nominations Open For Muskogee Veterans Parade - Nominations are now being accepted for the Muskogee Veterans Parade Grand Marshal. (10/01/2012)

VA Medical Center Begins New Medical Foster Home Program - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is pleased to announce the development of a new Medical Foster Home (MFH) Program, which gives eligible Veterans the option of living in a family setting when they can no longer stay in their own home (09/26/2012)

VA Medical Center to Benefit From Poker Run - The public is invited to participate in the “Ride For The Vets” on Sept. 22, a poker run benefiting Veterans served by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and its outpatient clinics. (09/22/2012)

Free Flu Shots for Enrolled Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a free Flu Shot Clinic for enrolled Veterans on Oct. 1 to Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the hospital’s auditorium. Veterans do not need to make an appointment and can receive a flu shot on a walk-in basis. (09/19/2012)

Vinita VA Outpatient Clinic Screening Veterans for Diabetic Eye Disease - The Vinita VA Outpatient Clinic screens local Veterans for diabetic retinopathy, which is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S. resulting in an estimated 12,000 to 24,000 new cases each year. (09/18/2012)

VA Medical Center to Hold POW/MIA Day Ceremony - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Prisoners of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) Recognition Day Ceremony on Sept. 14 to honor and remember these Veterans. (09/14/2012)

Former German Prisoner of War to Visit Muskogee, Camp Gruber and VA - Former German Prisoner of War (POW) Frank Mays, who was held as a POW at Camp Gruber in Oklahoma during World War II, will make a return visit to Camp Gruber and also visit Muskogee Sept. 13-14. (09/13/2012)

March of Dimes Honors VA Nurse - The March of Dimes Oklahoma Chapter selected VA registered nurse Rachel Colina as the Critical Care Nurse of the Year for the state of Oklahoma during the organization’s Nurse of the Year Awards Gala in Oklahoma City on Sept. 6. (09/11/2012)

VA Mobilizes Veterans' Supporters for Suicide Prevention Month - In recognition of September as Suicide Prevention Month, the Department of Veterans Affairs is calling on individuals and communities across the country to show their support for Veterans in crisis and help raise awareness of the VA mental health services Veterans have earned. (09/10/2012)

Public Invited to Attend Ribbon Cutting For New “My HealtheVet” Office - Veterans and the public are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for a new My HealtheVet Office at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) on Sept. 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. (09/04/2012)

VA Medical Center Has Need For Volunteer Caregivers - The Voluntary Service Caregiver Support Program at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is seeking volunteers in the local community who would like to give back to our local Veterans by becoming a volunteer caregiver. (09/04/2012)

VA Medical Center to Conduct Outreach at Cherokee Nation Holiday Celebration - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will join the Cherokee Nation in celebrating the 60th Annual Cherokee National Holiday on Sept. 1 in Tahlequah and will also conduct outreach to educate Veterans about VA benefits and services. (09/01/2012)

VA Medical Center Names New Chief of Staff - Dr. Thomas D. Schneider has been named the new Chief of Staff for the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) as of August 26, 2012. (08/31/2012)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate Women's Right to Vote - The public is invited to attend a Women’s Equality Day Program at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center on Aug. 24, which will celebrate the 92nd anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote and include a presentation on the women’s suffrage movement that led up to Women’s Equality Day. (08/24/2012)

Public Invited to Join VA For Food Drive - The public is invited to join the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in a “Feds Feed Families” canned food drive, which will provide non-perishable food items to local food banks. (08/06/2012)

VA Medical Center to Hold Caregiver Appreciation Program - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Caregiver Appreciation Program on July 20 at the Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa to thank VA caregivers for their daily sacrifices to care for our nation’s Veterans. (07/20/2012)

VA Announces New Grants to Help End Veterans Homelessness - Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced July 18 the awarding of nearly $100 million in grants that will help approximately 42,000 homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families. The grants are going to 151 community agencies in 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. (07/20/2012)

Medal Presentation to be Held at Muskogee VA to Air Force Veteran 60 Years Later - The public is invited to attend a Medal Presentation that will be held in the Chapel at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee at 2 pm on July 19 in honor of former U.S. Air Force Captain Bartis M. Kent who earned the Air Medal for his service during the Korean War 60 years ago. (07/19/2012)

VAMC to Hold Open House for New Women Veterans Clinic - The Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa will hold an Open House on July 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. for Women Veterans and the public to tour a new Women Veterans Clinic, which opened in June. The clinic is located at 9322 E. 41st St. (07/17/2012)

Veterans, Military Members Invited to Attend Free Tulsa Shock Game - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a Veterans Appreciation Day on July 21 during a Tulsa Shock game at the BOk Center in Tulsa. (07/12/2012)

Ride for the Vets Bike Rally - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center has teamed up with the City of Muskogee and Muskogee Civic Center for a ‘Ride for the Vets’ Bike Rally. The rally will be held June 23 at the Muskogee Civic Center’s West Parking Lot from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with live entertainment and vendor displays. (06/23/2012)

VA Medical Center Tailors Plan to Expand Mental Health Staff - Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki recently announced the department would add approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians as well as nearly 300 support staff to its existing workforce. VA estimates that 12 clinicians and two support personnel will be hired to support mental health operations at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. (06/12/2012)

VA Medical Center to Participate in Community-Wide Emergency Drill - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will participate in a community-wide Emergency Drill on June 5, along with Muskogee Regional Medical Center, Muskogee County Emergency Management Service, Muskogee Community Hospital, Muskogee County Public Health Department, the City of Muskogee’s Emergency Management, Police and Fire, and other volunteer fire departments. (06/05/2012)

VA Medical Center to Join Food Bank Project in “Feds Feed Families” - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) and its outpatient clinics in Tulsa, Hartshorne and Vinita will be collecting food donations from June 1 – August 31 in a nationwide effort to feed the hungry as part of Feds Feed Families. (06/01/2012)

Local Veteran Competes in 26th National Veterans Golden Age Games - This week over 900 Veterans who served during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War will compete in the 26th National Veterans Golden Age Games in St. Louis, Mo., May 30 – June 5. (05/30/2012)

VA Medical Center to Participate in Cherokee Nation Health Fair - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will participate in the Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital Health Fair on May 17, which is open to the public and will provide health screenings, health education and safety awareness. (05/17/2012)

VA Holds Nationwide 2K Event To Support Homeless Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will host a 2K “walk and roll event” on May 16 to coincide with National Employee Health and Fitness Day. More than 130 VA facilities across the nation are holding a “VA2K Walk and Roll” event on May 16 to encourage health and wellness as well as employee and community support of homeless Veterans. (05/16/2012)

Tulsa Stand Down For Homeless Veterans to be Held May 12 - A Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Saturday, May 12 at First Baptist Church in Tulsa. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the church campus, which is located at 424 S. Detroit. (05/12/2012)

Veterans Affairs Tailors Plan to Expand Mental Health Staff - JACKSON, MS – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki recently announced the department would add approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians as well as nearly 300 support staff to its existing workforce. As part of this announcement, 202 clinicians and 39 support personnel will be hired to support local mental health operations in VA’s South Central VA Health Care Network (VISN 16), which encompasses VA facilities in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. (04/26/2012)

Veterans, Military Members Invited to Attend Free Oklahoma Defenders Football Game - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will host a Welcome Home Veterans Appreciation Night on April 21 during an Oklahoma Defenders indoor professional football game. (04/21/2012)

VA to Honor Former Prisoners of War on Saturday - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and Muskogee VA Regional Office will pay tribute to the nation’s former prisoners of war (EX-POWs) on Saturday, April 14 at the American Legion, Post 15 in Muskogee. (04/14/2012)

Green Country Receives $238,454 to House Homeless Veterans - Two housing agencies in eastern Oklahoma will split $238,454 to supply permanent housing and case management for 50 homeless veterans. (04/03/2012)

VA Medical Center to Hold Caregiver Appreciation Program - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold a Caregiver Appreciation Program on March 27 to thank VA caregivers for their daily sacrifices to care for our nation’s Veterans. (03/27/2012)

Public Invited to Attend Conference About the Alzheimer's Disease & VA Health Care System - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) and the Oklahoma and Arkansas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will hold a conference in Tulsa on March 15 called “Navigating the VA Health Care System,” which will focus on the Alzheimer’s disease and VA services for Veterans who have the disease. (03/15/2012)

Veterans Encouraged to Sign Up For Creative Arts Competition - Veterans who are enrolled with the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center are invited to participate in the medical center’s Veterans Creative Arts Competition on March 12-13. (03/12/2012)

VA Medical Center Celebrates Women's History - The public is invited to attend a Women’s History Program featuring Chief Master Sergeant (ret) Chris S. Ledford on Friday, March 9 at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC). (03/09/2012)

VA to Host Weight Management Program for Veterans - March is National Nutrition Month and a good time to focus on eating wisely and striving for a healthy weight. In honor of National Nutrition Month and Dietitian's Day, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will present a program on March 9 about VA’s MOVE Weight Management Program and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP). (03/09/2012)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate Black History Month - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host its Black History Month program on Feb. 16 at 11 a.m., which is open to the public. (02/16/2012)

VA Medical Center to Host Valentines Day Concert for Veterans and their Families - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a free VAlentines for Veterans Concert on February 14 for Veterans and their families at the Muskogee Civic Center. (02/14/2012)

National Salute to Veteran Patients Celebrated in February - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will be celebrating National Salute to Veteran Patients February 7-14. The public, including Veteran groups, military personnel, civic organizations, businesses, schools, dignitaries and the media are invited to visit the medical center during this time. (02/07/2012)

VA Medical Center to Hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold a memorial service on January 24 to remember Veteran patients who have passed away in the last six months. (01/24/2012)

VA Medical Center to Hold Writing Workshop - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a Warrior Writers Workshop for Veterans on January 23 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the auditorium. (01/23/2012)

VA Medical Center Welcomes New Leadership - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of James R. Floyd, MPA, FACHE, as the facility’s new Medical Center Director. (01/17/2012)

VA Medical Center to Celebrate the Life and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 12 during a remembrance program. The program will have the theme “I Live the Dream” and will be held in the auditorium at 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend. (01/12/2012)

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2011

Annual Garden of Lights 5K Run to Benefit Veterans - Runners and walkers are invited to join in the annual Veterans Garden of Lights 5K Road Race and 1K Fun Run scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 17 starting at 4:45 p.m. in Muskogee’s Honor Heights Park. (12/17/2011)

Caregiver Appreciation Program - November is National Family Caregiver Month. To thank our partners who care for our Veterans, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Caregiver Appreciation program on Nov. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. (11/28/2011)

Veterans Invited to Walk With VA During Walk Tulsa – Walk World Walkathon - Veterans are invited to walk with the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center’s VA Team during the “Walk Tulsa-Walk World Walkathon,” which will be held on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 at 11:11 a.m. and again on Nov. 12 at 11:11 a.m. (11/01/2011)

Legally Blind and Visually Impaired Veterans Invited to Ride with VA in Tulsa Veterans Day Parade - Legally blind and visually impaired veterans are invited to ride with the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in the Tulsa Veterans Day Parade, which will be held on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. (10/31/2011)

Become A Volunteer at the Hartshorne VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is looking for individuals who would like to make a difference in the lives of our Veterans at its Hartshorne Community Based Outpatient Clinic. (10/25/2011)

VA Medical Center to Hold Breast Cancer Awareness Program - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold a Breast Cancer Awareness Program on Oct. 25 featuring guest speaker Carrie Genovese Black, a Veteran and breast cancer survivor. (10/21/2011)

10th Annual Stand Down for Homeless Veterans to be Held in Sapulpa - The 10th Annual Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22 in Sapulpa. The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Post 36, located at 105 E. Lee St. (10/11/2011)

VA Medical Center to Break Ground on New MRI Facility - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold a ground- breaking ceremony for a $1.4 million magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facility on Oct. 3. The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which will take place at 2 p.m. at the north end of the medical center. (09/29/2011)

Free Flu Shots For Enrolled Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee and the Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa will hold free Flu Shot Clinics for enrolled Veterans on Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (09/22/2011)

VA Medical Center to Hold Farewell Reception for Director - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold a farewell reception for Medical Center Director Brian Hawkins who has served as the JCMVAMC director since Feb. 14, 2010. Hawkins was selected to be the medical center director of the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center, effective on Sept. 25. (09/13/2011)

VA Medical Center To Benefit From Poker Run - The public is invited to participate in “RIDE FOR THE VETS” on Sept. 24, a poker run benefiting Veterans served by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and its outpatient clinics. (08/24/2011)

VA Medical Center To Hold Grand Re-Opening For Surgery Suite - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly remodeled Surgery Suite on Aug. 29. The ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. inside the Surgery Suite, which is located on the 3rd Floor of Bldg.1. Refreshments and tours will be provided. (08/24/2011)

Women's Equality Program Offered at VA Medical Center - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is celebrating the 91st Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote on Aug. 26 with guest speaker Pamela Treadwell, a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner and Chapter Director for H.D. Vest Financial Services. (08/23/2011)

VA Medical Center To Host Veteran Focus Group - Veterans are invited to participate in a focus group at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) to discuss their medical care and needs. (08/12/2011)

Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans Invited to Attend Focus Group With VA Medical Center Director - Brian Hawkins, Director of the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, will hold a focus group with Veterans who served in Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) on August 11 at SOS Coffee Bunker, which is located inside Southern Hills Baptist Church in Tulsa. (07/22/2011)

Grant Provides More Than $95K for Permanent Housing for Homeless Veterans - The Department of Veterans Affairs announced the award of $95,550 to the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency to supply permanent housing and case management for the area’s Veterans. (07/20/2011)

VA Medical Center to Hold Memorial Service for Patients - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold a memorial service on July 22 to remember Veteran patients who have passed away in the last six months. (07/18/2011)

VA Medical Center to Host Welcome Home Event at Tulsa Talons Game - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will host a Welcome Home Celebration for Veterans and military members at a Tulsa Talons game on Saturday, July 16. (06/28/2011)

VA Medical Center Now Offers Free Wireless Internet for Veterans and Visitors - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) now offers Veterans and visitors free wireless internet service, also known as Wi-Fi, in the Emergency Department waiting room, main lobby and ICU waiting room. (06/27/2011)

VA Medical Center to Hold 2K Walk/Fundraiser for Homeless Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a 2K Walk and Roll event on June 2 in support of employee wellness month. (05/23/2011)

VA to Take Applications for New Caregiver Program - Yesterday, staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published the interim final rule for implementing the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act 2010. (05/04/2011)

VA Medical Center to Provide Credit Monitoring for 537 Veterans - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) is notifying and offering one year of free credit monitoring to 537 Veterans whose personal information was improperly disclosed to a federal judge by a former VA employee. (04/13/2011)

Tulsa Stand Down for Homeless Veterans to be Held April 16 - The Tulsa Stand Down for Homeless Veterans will be held Saturday, April 16 at First Baptist Church in Tulsa. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the church campus located at 424 S. Detroit. (04/04/2011)

VAMC Celebrates Women's History - The public is invited to attend a Women’s History Program featuring Sue Webster, the National President of Federally Employed Women (FEW), on Tuesday, March 22 at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC). (03/16/2011)

VA Medical Center to Host Veteran Focus Group - Veterans are invited to participate in a focus group at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center to discuss how well its doctors and nurses are communicating with them. (03/15/2011)

New Toll Free Support Line For Caregivers - On Feb. 14, VA launched a new toll-free support line to support caregivers, which is 1-855-260-3274. (03/03/2011)

New Veterans Transportation Service Begins March 1 - On March 1, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will begin the Veterans Transportation Service (VTS), a new pilot program which will provide transportation for Veterans with special needs and Veterans who don’t have transportation to and from their outpatient appointments. (02/23/2011)

First Female African-American Mayor to Speak at JCMVAMC Black History Month Program - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Black History Month program on Feb. 25, which is open to the public. (02/23/2011)

Valentines For Veterans Concert Rescheduled - The Valentines for Veterans Concert featuring country music star Lorrie Morgan has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 17 at the Muskogee Civic Center. Hosted by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, the concert is free to the public as organizers believe “the price has already been paid by our Veterans’ sacrifices.” (02/09/2011)

Update: Free Valentines For Veterans Concert - Grand Ole Opry Hall of Fame Inductee Lorrie Morgan will headline a free Valentines for Veterans Concert at the Muskogee Civic Center on Feb. 10. Hosted by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, the concert is free to the public as organizers believe “the price has already been paid by our Veterans’ sacrifices.” (02/08/2011)

Muskogee and Tulsa VA Clinics Open Friday - All clinics at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee and Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa will be at normal operations on Friday, Feb. 4. (02/03/2011)

Free Valentines For Veterans Concert - Grand Ole Opry Hall of Fame Inductee Lorrie Morgan will headline a free Valentines for Veterans Concert at the Muskogee Civic Center on Feb. 10. Hosted by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, the concert is free to the public as organizers believe “the price has already been paid by our Veteran’s sacrifices.” Emcees include Dick Faurot, News 6 Meteorologist, as well as Cliff Casteel and Katey Sherrick, from Okie Country 101.7. (01/31/2011)

OEF/OIF Combat Care Team Enrolls National Guard Soldiers, Discusses VA Benefits - Certain combat Veterans who were discharged from active duty service before Jan. 28, 2003 have until Jan. 27, 2011 to take advantage of their enhanced healthcare enrollment opportunity through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). (01/24/2011)

VA Neuropsychologist Published in Clinical Gerontologist - Jared Benge, Ph.D. and Neuropsychologist at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, co-authored an article that was recently published Clinical Gerontologist. The article, entitled Beyond “A&OX3”: What Temporal and Spatial Orientation Questions Tell Clinicians about Cognitive Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease, was part of a research study which examined the screening process for cognitive impairment. (01/24/2011)

Veterans Encouraged to Sign Up for Creative Arts Competition - On March 14-15, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will hold the National Veterans Creative Arts Competition. (01/14/2011)

Enhanced VA Health Care Enrollment Opportunity Closing For Certain Combat Veterans - Certain combat Veterans who were discharged from active duty service before Jan. 28, 2003 have until Jan. 27, 2011 to take advantage of their enhanced health care enrollment opportunity through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). (01/12/2011)

VA Innovation Receives International Recognition - In October 2010, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) received international recognition for the development of an Outpatient Fall Risk Assessment Screen, which helps medical staff determine whether patients have gait or balance issues and are at risk for falling. (01/11/2011)

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2010

Become a Volunteer at the Hartshorne VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is looking for individuals who would like to make a difference in the lives of our Veterans at its Hartshorne Community Based Outpatient Clinic. (12/10/2010)

Annual Garden of Lights 5K Run to Benefit Veterans - Runners and walkers are invited to join in the Veterans Garden of Lights 5K Road Race and 1K Fun Run scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 18 beginning at 4:45 p.m. in Muskogee’s Honor Heights Park. Registration begins at 2 p.m. at the north shelter. All proceeds benefit veterans’ programs at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. (12/06/2010)

VA Celebrates National Family Caregiver Month - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is marking National Family Caregiver Month by honoring the service of family members and friends who have dedicated their lives to caring for chronically ill, injured, or disabled Veterans. (11/08/2010)

9th Annual StandDown For Homeless Veterans to be Held Saturday in Sapulpa - The 9th Annual StandDown for Homeless Veterans will be held on Make A Difference Day, Oct. 23 in Sapulpa. (10/14/2010)

Free Flu Shots For Veterans - The Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic is offering free flu vaccinations for veteran patients on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Veterans do not need to make an appointment. (10/13/2010)

Ride For The Vets Fundraiser Raises $13,000 for Veteran Patients - Veterans service organizations, various groups, businesses and individual donors raised more than $13,000 for Veteran patients during the Ride for the Vets poker run Sept. 25. (09/27/2010)

Two Muskogee Veterans Will Showcase Their Talents at the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival - Two Muskogee Veterans were invited to showcase their talents at the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival, which will be hosted by the Tomah VA Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis., Oct. 18-24. (09/20/2010)

Grand Marshal Nominations Open for Muskogee Veterans Parade - Nominations are now open for the Muskogee Veterans Parade Grand Marshal. Nominees must be a Veteran (male or female), but can be from any war era. Please include the Veteran’s branch of service, years served, highest rank received, and why he or she should be chosen as Grand Marshal. Nominations will be accepted until Oct. 15. (09/14/2010)

VA Medical Center to Benefit from Poker Run - The public is invited to participate in “RIDE FOR THE VETS” on Sept. 25, a poker run benefiting Veterans served by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and its outpatient clinics. (09/07/2010)

Veterans Can Still Receive Tickets to Free Tulsa Drillers Game - The Jack C. Montgomery VA medical Center (VAMC) still has FREE tickets for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans and their families to attend a Tulsa Drillers game Aug. 22. (08/18/2010)

Womens Equality Program Offered at VA Medical Center - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is celebrating the 90th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote on Aug. 10 with guest speaker Col. Jane L. Curtis, who is a member of the Oklahoma Army National Guard’s 45th Infantry Combat Team. She is also a board-certified family practice physician and currently works at Oklahoma State University. (08/06/2010)

Returning Vets Invited to Free Tulsa Drillers Game - Men and women who have served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom and their families are invited to attend a FREE Tulsa Drillers game on Aug. 22 as part of a Welcome Home Celebration sponsored by the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. (08/06/2010)

‘Maximizing Life with Paralysis’ Presentation at VA Medical Center - The public is invited to hear Scott Chesney, a motivational speaker and life coach at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee on Aug. 12. (08/02/2010)

VA Assists Republic of Korea in Locating Korean War Vets for Thank You Letter - The Korean War left the Korean Peninsula split into two nations – one free and prosperous; the other enslaved and starving. The Republic of Korea to the south owes its freedom and prosperity to the armed forces of the United States and 21 other nations who took on North Korean and later Chinese Communist forces as they attacked the south on June 27, 1950, 60 years ago. (07/21/2010)

VA Medical Center to Hold Remembrance Service - The public is invited to a Remembrance Service at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center on June 25. The service will honor 548 Veterans who have died in the past six months. (07/21/2010)

VA Medical Center Earns Canteen of the Year - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will celebrate its cafeteria and retail store being named Canteen of the Year on June 15 at 1:30 p.m. in the Auditorium. (06/17/2010)

VA Medical Center To Place Two Mobile Surgery Units April 14 - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will use a crane to place two mobile surgery units at the north end of the facility at 8 a.m. on Wed., April 14. These units will allow surgeries to continue while the medical center’s Surgery Suite is being remodeled. Staff will train in the units for 30 days before surgeries begin. (04/13/2010)

VA Medical Center Welcomes Re-Creation - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center welcomes Re-Creation, a song and dance group, who will perform in the hospital’s auditorium on March 24 at 2 p.m. (03/18/2010)

VA Medical Center Welcomes New Leadership - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian A. Hawkins, MHA, as the facility’s Medical Center Director, and Bryan C. Matthews, MBA, as the new Associate Director. (03/09/2010)

Veteran Outreach Held March 11 in Pawhuska - A Veteran Outreach will be held March 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska. Hosted by Osage Nation, representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs will be on hand to help Veterans enroll for healthcare and/or file claims. Veterans Service Officers will also be available. (03/08/2010)

VA Medical Center Celebrates National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week - The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center invites the public to its National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans program on Feb. 9 with guest speaker Lansing Lee, from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center in Muskogee. (02/08/2010)

H1N1 Vaccine Offered to Veterans Saturday - The H1N1 vaccine will be offered free of charge to all enrolled Veterans this Saturday, Jan. 23, from 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center, located at 1011 Honor Heights Dr. in Muskogee. (01/19/2010)

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