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Allergic reaction can't stop VA employee from saying his vows

A Biloxi Veterans Affairs Medical Center employee married his fiancé on Friday at the Biloxi VA Medical Center Emergency Room. Supervisory Telehealth Clinical Technician Winston Nicholls, a Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System employee and U.S. Navy Veteran, married Daphne…

VA in Biloxi to receive Medical Mobile Unit

The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System is scheduled to receive a Medical Mobile Unit on Friday at the Biloxi Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The MMU is a vehicle specifically designed to deliver primary care and other services to enrolled…

VA reminds that fireworks can trigger PTSD for veterans

The Fourth of July is a celebration of our nation, which often includes thanking our veterans and service members. But those celebrations -- which often include fireworks -- can act as stressors for those suffering from PTSD. The Gulf Coast…

Centennial Plaza grand opening in Gulfport

It’s official! The Centennial Plaza is opening its doors for business. Tonight, the celebration was as grand as the transformation to the property. After sitting vacant for many years, the old VA hospital is now transformed into the brand new…

Veterans Day Program at the VA

What better place to honor our veterans than at the VA? Veterans from all branches of the military were guests of honor at the Veterans Day Program at the Biloxi VA Medical Center’s recreational hall this morning. On hand were…

Veteran town hall meeting in Biloxi

The Gulf Coast Veterans Healthcare System hosted a special event tonight to hear veterans thoughts on healthcare at the VA. The veteran town hall event at the VA gave veterans, their families, and stakeholders a chance to provide feedback on…

Memorial Garden for women veterans

One woman who planted the idea of a memorial garden saw it come to life this morning at the Gulf Coast Veteran’s Health Care System Campus. Over a dozen family, friends, and members of the VA gathered alongside Mary Jane…

Hepatitis C Testing For Veterans

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Jeff Hammond about the free testing for veterans for Hepatitis C at Gulf Coast Vetrans Health Care System, Tuesday June 13th from 9 am to 3 pm.

Gladney Calls Palazzo "Dodging Palazzo"

Democratic Congressional Candidate Mark Gladney takes stabs at incumbent Steven Palazzo, calling him "Dodging Palazzo". This coming from a press conference called by Gladney’s campaign outside of the Biloxi VA. The name stems from Gladney’s opinion of Palazzo's refusal to…

VA Holds Job Resource Fair

Dozens of veterans packed the Biloxi VA’s recreation center with the hopes of finding a job. The compensated work therapy team held a job and resource fair this morning at the Biloxi VA. The team’s main goal is to help…

Veterans Show off Art Skills

They served our country and now they’re expressing themselves through their artistic abilities. This morning, the VA in Biloxi hosted the local competition for the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival. The fair features 43 entries across the categories of fine…

VA Offers Aid to Homeless Veterans

We all know that our homeless population here on the Coast is relatively large but now, very few of them are veterans. This is according to Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care Director Anthony Dawson, who takes pride in the effort…