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SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) Hometown heroes are being honored for their service and sacrifices for our country. Dozens of people were at the Salem V-A Medical Center Thursday evening to thank Vietnam War veterans. Each vet was presented with a commemorative lapel pin. One veteran we spoke with says ...
The school is close to the VA Medical Center in Salem, and a witness happened to be leaving the VA center and told Captain Bob Abbott of WINA's “Coming Home Well” there were students walking away from the school with hands on their heads… and the school system says they were taken briefly to the ...

... donations will help the veterans at the VA Hospital and the Virginia Care Center in Salem, where Mr. Simmons volunteered many hours to the Veterans. Special thanks to the VA Medical Center Palliative Care Unit and Gentle Shepard Hospice. The online guest book is available at arrittfuneralhome.com.
VA Medical Center patient James Thomas, a Navy veteran, receives his Vietnam Veteran lapel pin Thursday from Keith Barnes, director of the West Virginia National Cemetery. ... Salem's Clifford Fox served on active duty from 1971-75 and went back in and retired from the Navy with 20 years service.
That's when Gaffney, a registered nurse, started reaching out to VA centers in Michigan. First, she contacted the VA Medical Center in Battle Creek. She said officials there reviewed her son's medical records multiple times but that he was ultimately denied treatment. She said the same thing happened when ...
Women's History Month event: Registered nurse Lisa Lehning, associate director for patient and nursing services at Canandaigua VA Medical Center, will be keynote speaker at noon in Freedom Hall, Room 301, of the Buffalo VA Medical Center, 3495 Bailey Ave. She is a retired Army Nursing Corps ...

“Testing to determine whether the Veteran could be transferred to a VA facility has been on-going throughout his stay at Sheridan Hospital, and Battle Creek VA Medical Center just received the final results of those tests today at approximately 4:00 p.m. Upon preliminary review of the results, the Veteran ...
Togo D. West Jr., Winston-Salem native who investigated Army abuses and led VA, dies at 75 ... and later directed investigations into the mistreatment of veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the roots of the 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood, died March 8 on a Silversea cruise ship traveling ...
November 7, 1927 February 26, 2018 Marjorie Johnston Murray, 90, widow of Dr. Robert L. Murray, of Roanoke, Va., passed away Monday, February 26, ... bachelor's degree in nursing from Columbia University in Manhattan in 1950 and worked at Babies Hospital of Columbia University Medical Center, ...
Robin Steven Thomason, 61, of Winston-Salem fell over the second-floor railing in the housing area of the jail about 7:45 p.m., said Chief Deputy Brad Stanley of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. Thomason struck ... He was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, where he died about an hour later.
March 13, 1930 March 3, 2018 William E. Lee Sr. "Bill", 87, of Salem, Va., passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Salem VA Medical Center. Born on Thursday, March 13, 1930 to the late Elmer and Beulah Huff Lee. Bill served in the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his ...
They will serve with Missouri State Chair, Richard LaBrash of Salem. ... He is currently the Community Employment Coordinator for the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center. ... Upon his return to his hometown, he purchased a general store with his brother and later drove a school bus for Salem's schools.
SALEM, Va. - Do you know how to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack or heart trouble? WSLS 10 News talked with a cardiothoracic surgeon at LewisGale Medical Center in Salem about the signs and symptoms to watch out for, including some that may be harder to recognize. "A lot of the signs and ...
After Lukie Dillon died in Salem, his family got to hear his heart beat again ... The New Yorker received a transplant in 2016 after Dillon's death in Salem. ... A healthy heart was on its way to the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, where his New York doctor had referred him because ...
Patricia Kersey Damon, 62, of White Sulphur Springs, passed away Sunday Feb. 11, 2018 at Lewis-Gale Medical center in Salem, VA. Pat was born Nov. 30, 1955 in Allegheny, VA and was the daughter of the late Ernest Wyatt Kersey and Aretta Mae Bostic Kersey. She was a member of the House of ...
John Clark Hubbard, 84, of Martinsville, Va., passed away February 5, 2018 at the Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, Va. He was born in Patrick County, Va. on April 12, 1933 to the late John Clive Hubbard and Mary Elizabeth Clark Hubbard. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hubbard was preceded in death by ...
SALEM, Va. (WSET) -- Salem will honor those who risked their lives in the Vietnam War with a pinning ceremony on Thursday, March 29th. The Department of Defense, the Salem VA Medical Center, and Roanoke Regional Office are coming together to publicly present any eligible Veteran with the 50th Anniversary of the ...

As a board-certified internist, Shulkin held numerous chief executive roles at Morristown Medical Center, and the Atlantic Health System Accountable Care Organization. Shulkin was named one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives in the Country” by Modern Healthcare. He was also previously named among the ...
Housman recently marked her 80th birthday, the last 43 of them spent as a full-time nurse at LewisGale Medical Center. She had ... The better thing is taking care of Paul Housman, her husband of 57 years, who sustained a brain injury following a fall late last year on their steep Salem driveway. “He had his ...
Governor Ralph Northam has proclaimed today as Vietnam War Veterans Day in the Commonwealth. Nearly a third of Virginia's veterans served during Vietnam. To thank veterans, a pinning ceremony will take place this evening at the Salem VA Medical Center. All veterans who served between 1955 and ...
Walton Jackie Junior November 24, 1937 March 4, 2018 Jackie Junior (Jack) Walton, 80, of Salem, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 4, 2018. ... The family wishes to thank the Hematology and Infusion Center staff at Lewis Gale Medical Center who provided him with excellent care.
The Salem VA Medical Center and the Roanoke Regional Benefits Office will host a ceremony March 29 to honor regional Vietnam-era veterans and their ... The VA and veterans organizations have been attempting for a few years to spread the words so that every veteran from that era receives a pin.
“I'm missing so many teeth – I've got two at the top, and five down at the bottom.” But now, his daily regimen at the VA Medical Center in Salem, Virginia also includes regularly brushing his teeth. Hopkins and others at the VA may not realize they're compiling statistics that could save the lives of others by ...
SEMONES, James Orba February 16, 2018 James Orba Semones, 89, of Hillsville, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. He was preceded in death by his father, James Edgar Semones; mother, Alta Quesenberry Semones; sisters, Diane Robinson, ...
John Clark Hubbard, 84, of Martinsville, Va., passed away February 5, 2018 at the Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, Va. He was born in Patrick County, Va. on April 12, 1933 to the late John Clive Hubbard and Mary Elizabeth Clark Hubbard. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hubbard was preceded in death by ...
CLARKSBURG — Sharon Louise Sutton, 66, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg. She was born in Clarksburg on June 6, 1951, a daughter of the late William E. Sutton and Thelma (Moneypenny) Sutton. Sharon is ...
February 2, 2018 Randy C. Turner, 59, of Salem, loving brother, uncle and friend, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018. Randy proudly served in the United States Navy, and then continued that service at the Hunter Holmes McGuire and Salem VA Veterans Medical Center where he was employed for ...
Benjamin David Chastang, 36, of Salem was accused of robbing the BNC Bank on Virginia 419 (Electric Road), near LewisGale Medical Center, on Jan. 30, 2017. ... 1, 2017, investigators and a SWAT team followed a confidential informant's tip to Chastang's home on Montvue Road in Salem. Their initial ...
A Winston-Salem woman has been cited in Sunday's wrong-way collisions on U.S. 52 South, court records show. The woman and another driver were injured in the ... Tyree was injured and was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for treatment, the report said. Tyree was in satisfactory condition ...
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the staff of the Veterans Medical Center in Salem, Va. for providing such wonderful care for the past several years. Also to Raleigh Court Rehabilitation Center Staff for the love and care provided during his stay there. A memorial service will be held ...
Federal courts, specifically the District Courts in Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Durham, would remain open despite the shutdown, according to the District ... The Durham VA Medical Center would remain open under normal operating hours, as would outpatient clinics in Durham and Raleigh, and the ...
Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful men and women at the Salem VA Medical Center. Your professionalism, caring and warmth were felt by all of us in his time of need. Thanks to the Blue Ridge Cancer Center (Roanoke). Your quick action and high spirits helped Ray enjoy a final Thanksgiving and Christmas ...
The Salem VA Medical Center and the HCA-owned LewisGale hospitals also are experiencing shortages. “We have implemented alternative strategies to minimize any impact as a result of the shortfall,” said Nancy May, vice president of marketing for LewisGale. “Being affiliated with HCA has enabled us to ...
The Salem VA Medical Center and the community based outpatient clinics in Danville, Lynchburg and Wytheville all treat veterans. But a new GAO report 10 News obtained says the Department of Veterans Affairs needs to review and revise its risk management policies, and develop an oversight strategy to ...
ROANOKE - Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and facilities remain the target of violence, threats, and other security-related incidents, but what's being done to protect the people who visit for doctors appointments every day? 10 News has been working for you highlighting security concerns for ...
The Salem VA Medical Center and the HCA-owned LewisGale hospitals also are experiencing shortages. “We have implemented alternative strategies to minimize any impact as a result of the shortfall,” said Nancy May, vice president of marketing for LewisGale. “Being affiliated with HCA has enabled us to ...
Calvin Crane, a 100-year-old veteran, looks forward to brushing his teeth twice a day. He is helped by his nurse Teresa Quarles. The Salem VA Medical Center near Roanoke was the first test site for national research on ways to reduce the rates of hospital-acquired pneumonia for patients who are not ...
Harry Lee Wright, age 92, of 905 Jones Mill Road, Chatham, Virginia went to his Heavenly Home on January 9, 2018, at Salem VA Medical Center. Born in Danville, Virginia, he was the son of the late Howard and Martha Barrett Wright and foster son of the late Virgil and Myrtle P. Hardy. He served in the ...
Salem VA leads national research: Tooth brushing each day keeps pneumonia at bay ... Georgine Karnide (left) and Leslie Woodie, nurse managers with the Salem VA Medical Center, assisted in the research led by Shannon Munro, Ph.D., a nurse researcher who investigated the benefits of tooth brushing ...
The new year is met with new resolutions and John J. Pershing VA Medical Center aims to continue their pledge to provide care to veterans. John J. ... John J. Pershing VAMC's main facility is in Poplar Bluff, with clinics in Farmington, Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, West Plains, and Salem in Missouri. Tere are ...
Calvin Crane (left), a 100-year-old World War II veteran, brushes his teeth with the assistance of his nurse, Teresa Quarles, at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The facility was the first test site for national research on ways to reduce the rates of hospital-acquired pneumonia in non-ventilated ...
Barbara is survived by her husband of 49 years, Edmund Douglas Corbiser; two daughters, Tonya R. Goldscher and husband, Joseph, of Columbia, Md. and Joy Nicole Corbiser of Fairfax, Va.; a son, Erik D. Corbiser of Hagerstown; a sister, Ruth Marshall of Williamsburg, Va.; and a granddaughter, Kelli Suffecool of ...
Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Surgical Care Affiliates officially opened Wake Forest Baptist Health Outpatient Surgery — Clemmons (N.C.). Pocatello (Idaho) ... Medical Center. The new Valley Health Surgery Center in Winchester, Va., accepted its first patients.
Bennie knew nothing but hard work all his life, working as a Nursing Assistant at Salem VA Medical Center for 37 ½ years, and making many friends there. He also dug graves by pick and shovel for 20 ½ years. He butchered hogs, gardened, cut wood and many other things. He proudly served his country, ...
Malachowsky: When is a tax cut for the middle class really a tax cut for the rich? Ron Malachowsky Malachowsky is a rehab physician assistant at the Salem VA Medical Center. He lives in Roanoke. 8 hrs ago; (0) · Facebook · Twitter · Email. art_taxes_bagley (3). Buy Now. PAT BAGLEY | The Salt Lake Tribune.
Craig County couple has first baby born at Lewis Gale Medical Center in 2018. Error loading player: No playable sources found. By Toneshia Watkins/WDBJ7 |. Posted: Tue 5:39 PM, Jan 02, 2018 |. Updated: Tue 8:31 PM, Jan 02, 2018. SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) It's typical to kick off the new year off with a bang. For the Fridleys ...
She enjoyed volunteering at the VA Medical Center in Salem, Va., she was a charter member of Cave Rock Church of the Brethren and she loved attending Grace Bible Church in Winston-Salem. A viewing will be at noon with a celebration of her life to follow at 1 p.m. on December 29, 2017, officiated by ...
She volunteered at Lewis Gale Medical Center, Salem, Va., and East Cooper Medical Center, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. Mrs. Showalter graduated from Andrew Lewis High School. She served on the Board of Trustees at the Virginia Baptist Children's Home. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to ...
Wilson told veterans in September 2014 during a town hall meeting at the Salem VA Medical Center that the backlog of claims numbered 8,400, a reduction from the 20,000 reported two years previously. These are initial claims — on average, 11 percent to 12 percent of veterans will appeal those decisions ...
At about 1:15 a.m., Winston-Salem police officers responded to a vehicle wreck in which a Lifecare ambulance from Wise, Va., overturned on southbound ... in the ambulance, who has not been identified, was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, where he is being treated for life-threatening injuries.


 

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