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South Central VA Health Care Network


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South Central VA Health Care Network staff members supported the "Go Red for Women" eventEnd Heart Disease and Stroke in Women
Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women. It claims more women’s lives than all forms of cancer combined. It’s not just a problem for "older" women. Heart disease and stroke can affect a woman at any age.
VISN 16 Deputy Network Director Shannon Novotny gives the VA2K a thumbsup. More than 20 employees from the VISN 16 office participated.Get Ready, Get Set, Walk & Roll
Employees at the South Central VA Health Care Network (VISN 16), in Ridgeland, Mississippi, hit the pavement to celebrate the eighth annual VA2K Walk & Roll, May 16 2018. The VA2K includes a short two kilometer walk.
Shannon Novotny, VISN 16 Deputy Network Director, reads the commendation honoring the Executive Director of the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board.VISN 16 recognizes state VA leader among Veterans
The Executive Director of the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board was recognized by the Director of the South Central VA Health Care Network (VISN 16), during a ceremony honoring Veterans Day, November 9, 2017.
The Deputy VA Secretary Thomas Bowman, VISN 16 Network Director, and other key activation staff officially cut the ribbon of the Lake Charles CBOC. Harold Gournay, a World War II Veteran and former prisoner of war assisted with the opening.Lake Charles holds dedication ceremony
Veterans in southwest Louisiana can now travel a shorter distance for health care. The Lake Charles Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) officially opened with a dedication and ribbon cutting, Oct. 20, 2017.
Dr. Skye McDougall, Network Director VISN 16, met with members of the Mississippi Council of Veterans’ Organizations, Oct. 10, 2017.Mississippi Council of Veterans’ Organizations
Dr. Skye McDougall, Network Director VISN 16, met with members of the Mississippi Council of Veterans’ Organizations, Oct. 10, 2017. The discussion focused on VA priorities, VISN 16 initiatives, and the Choice program.
The VISN 16 Network Director receives an update on construction progress, at the Lake Charles Veterans clinic.Lake Charles Clinic
The Network Director for VISN 16 recently visited Lake Charles and Lafayette, Louisiana—part of the Alexandria VA Health Care System. Construction to the Lake Charles clinic near completion.
Image of Biloxi Pickleball TeamPickleballer
Eight Biloxi pickleballers won 10 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze medals in the National Veterans Golden Age Games held in Biloxi, MS, May 7-11. Medals were awarded in track & field, boccia, badminton, and table tennis.
Dr. Skye McDougall, VISN 16 Network Director, honors those names listed on the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall. The Travelling Wall was a special addition to the 15th Trail of Honor, in Jackson, Mississippi.VISN 16 Supports Veterans at Trail of Honor
The Trail of Honor, a tribute to American Veterans, is held each year in Jackson, Mississippi. The City of Jackson hosts the event, to honor Veterans the weekend prior to Memorial Day.
Marine JROTC Color Guard from Germantown High School, Germantown, Miss., present the colors.VISN 16 supports Dixie Challenge 2017 in Miss.
Dixie Challenge III was held in Canton, for the third straight year, recently. Dixie Challenge is a program designed for Veterans, and provides skills in basic horsemanship, roping, and cow working.
Screenshot of the new VISN website designWe Have a New Look
Our new look is designed to help you easily and quickly access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation. We know that you consider this website our front door. And we want you to feel welcome.

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