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VA Clinic Indianapolis
« on: October 14, 2007, 12:09:35 pm »
VA CLINIC INDIANAPOLIS IN:   

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will augment its health care to local veterans with a $9.9 million grant received 10 OCT from the Lilly Endowment Inc. The Indianapolis-based philanthropic foundation is providing the funds to the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center to support a new clinic for injured service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and other projects, including a "comfort home" serving families of hospitalized service members while their loved ones undergo rehabilitation. The grant will provide $5.8 million for a 24,000-square-foot Seamless Transition Integrated Care Clinic where returning troops will receive comprehensive multidisciplinary health care.  Another $3.5 million will be used to build a 28-suite comfort home that will provide accommodations for veterans' families during extended periods of care. In addition, the endowment is funding retreats at which veterans and their spouses or loved ones can reunite and learn to work through readjustment issues typically associated with returning from deployment. Another $500,000 is designated for rehabilitation events, including the National Veterans Golden Age Games, which the Roudebush VA Medical Center will host in the summer of 2008.  This senior adaptive rehabilitation program is designed to improve the quality of life for older veterans, including those with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. The Lilly Endowment was established in 1937 by members of the Lilly family as a vehicle to pursue their personal philanthropic interests. It is separate from the Eli Lilly and Co. pharmaceutical firm and is independently managed. 

[Source: VACO OPIA Report 10 Oct 07 ++]
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Re: VA Clinic Indianapolis
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2008, 01:28:33 pm »
Hubby is trying HARD to get an assignment at Indiana VA hospital facility. He taught medicine at JCMTC in Balad and just recently landed on US soil. He is about to ACAP within the next two years. He is a Vietnam war Veteran, and after that, has been to Germany post, Korea post, Bosnia, Kuwait, and three "tours" in Iraq...He says he is ready to come home to roost! I will send him this info. If anyone has any information to help smooth his transition and knows of an open assignment in the medical field, closer to Indiana, PLEASE let me know!

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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2008, 06:14:45 pm »
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