Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Active members of the military and veterans participated in the Central Wisconsin Hero Games at the Tomah VA Aug. 9. The event featured 13 events for those serving in the military. The event offered a good mix of younger and older veterans working and competing together for a common cause of wellness and competition.  Contributed photo
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:07am
The competitive fires were burning Friday, Aug. 9 at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The Central Wisconsin Hero Games were held at the Tomah VA. The event is coordinated to celebrate the competitive spirit for current military personnel and veterans. Participants competed in events that...
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 9:19am
The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold its seventh annual Mental Health Summit on Wednesday, August 14, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year, the Tomah VA has partnered with Western Technical College to host the event at the Lunda Center, on the La Crosse Campus as well as the support of...
A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday for the Tomah VA Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program building. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:16am
The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center's focus on mental health for veterans received another boost Wednesday. The ribbon was cut for Tomah VA's new Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program, building 405, on the campus. The concept for the facility was first discussed in 2009....
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (at the podium) was at the Tomah VA Tuesday to discuss it success story to transition away from the use of prescription drugs to treat veterans. To her left are Linda and Marv Simcakoski and VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. Contributed photo
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 9:51am
The Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center has come full circle in dealing with its use of prescription drugs to treat veterans. In 2014, Jason Simcakoski died from a drug overdose while he was being treated at Tomah VA. Five years later, his parents, Marv and Linda Simcakoski, continue in their...
A Vietnam veteran stands in quiet reflection during the ceremony. Herald photos Bob Kliebenstein.
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 10:03am
They were simple words shared outside the auditorium of Building 455 at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center. One individual telling a Vietnam War veteran, "welcome home." Simple words so many Vietnam vets waited so many years to hear. But on Friday, March 29, those words and more were spoken...

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