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John J. Pershing VA Medical Center


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Perry James“When you start enjoying life – things are good.”
Army Veteran, Perry James was taking approximately 400 hydrocodone/month due to service-connected chronic pain.
Data SecurityNew Privacy Protocols
New protocols are in place for furniture moves, including a two-person verification system and a locked staging area.
Eichler in the Army, circa 1950“The best thing that’s ever happened to me"
Harry Eichler celebrated his 89th birthday in early March, but he still has plenty of memories that turn into stories for the interested listener.
Town Hall FlyerVA to Host Town Hall Meeting in Poplar Bluff
The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center announced a town hall meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 14, at the Elks Lodge north of Poplar Bluff; located at 2452, US Highway 67.
MOVE LogoMOVE! Makes a Difference
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and through awareness campaigns and health education efforts, word is spreading that diabetes is the leading cause of adult blindness, kidney failure.
Gerald RogersOne Veteran Making a Difference
Sikeston resident, Gerald Rogers, is a kindly man, with an easy smile and a good sense of humor. Originally from Morehouse, Missouri, Rogers enlisted in the Army in 1961, five days after turning seventeen.
Kenneth Cline is a John J. Pershing VA Medical Center Wall of Valor HonoreeVeteran Uses VIST Services to Overcome Challenges
Sergeant First Class Kenneth James Cline is a bona fide hero. The kind we wave American flags for and parents point out to their children during parades.
Mr. and Mrs. KennedyA Veterans Day Story
It isn't every day you meet a couple like Kathy and Ardell Kennedy; two World War II-era Veterans who are spending forever together after meeting in a Navy chow line.
Know Your VANew Patient Orientation at the Poplar Bluff VAMC
On the second Tuesday of every month, Veterans and their friends /family may attend a new patient orientation class to help them learn more about the benefits and services offered through this facility.
Answers to any questions about VA Healthcare.FAQs about the Veterans Choice Program
Frequently Asked Questions about the Veterans Choice Program: If you are in doubt about your eligibility status please call the Choice Program Call Center at 866-606-8198 or use the questionnaire linked in this article.

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