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Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home to host Memorial Day ceremony

The Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home will be holding its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2017, at 9 a.m. in the facility courtyard. Colonel Deborah M. Ellis, Commander, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade from Fort Gordon will be the guest speaker. In addition, there will be...

Renovations made to Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home

Construction crews recently completed renovations on the fifth floor at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. New beds, bedside cabinets, wardrobes, flooring, artwork and other amenities are part of the home-like improvements that were made to enhance person-centered care at the award-winning facility...

The Washington Times: Spiritual therapy for PTSD

A researcher in Augusta is exploring the use of spiritual therapy to treat veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Nagy Youssef, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at Augusta University, is conducting a study at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical...

Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home: Veterans Day Service 2016

Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home held its annual Veterans Day service Nov. 11 to recognize the men and women who have served this great nation. Col. Robert L. Holmes, an alumnus of The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University who is now with the U.S. Army Dental Health Activity at Fort...

Veterans Day ceremony concludes Walk 2 Remember event

The second annual Walk 2 Remember walk-a-thon concluded at the Veterans Day ceremony at the D. Douglas Barnard Jr. Amphitheatre on the Summerville Campus. Col. Alprentice Smith, Director, Concepts and Analysis, Capability Development and Integration Directorate at the Cyber Center of Excellence at...

Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home to celebrate Veterans Day

Media advisory for Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 CONTACT: Denise Parrish, 706-831-3148, mparrish@augusta.edu EVENT: Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home will hold a Veterans Day ceremony with special guest speaker Col. Robert L. Holmes with the U.S. Army Dental Health Activity at Fort Gordon. A highly...

Vietnam veterans honored at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home

In conjunction with the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War, representatives with the Georgia Department of Veterans Service visited the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home on Wednesday to present special certificates and commemorative lapel pins to dozens of residents in recognition of...

GRU named Military Friendly school by Victory Media

Georgia Regents University was recently named a “Military Friendly” school by Victory Media, the originator of Military Friendly education and career resources “G.I. Jobs” and “Military Spouse media.” Every year, institutions across the country compete for the honor of being named “Military...

Veteran turns 100, celebrates life, America

He may have been born in Italy, but World War II veteran Dante Antonacci – who turns 100 today – lives and breathes red, white and blue. “America is the best place in the world to live,” said Antonacci from his small room in the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. “We take our freedom for granted...

Walk 2 Remember kicks off Veterans Day activities

At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10, the Georgia Regents University community will honor our nation’s veterans by participating in Walk 2 Remember, a 24-hour walkathon around the Summerville Campus. Sponsored by the GRU Ranger Club and GRU’s Military and Veterans Services, proceeds from the walk will...

Tea time for female veterans

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Retired Colonel Judy Mosbey served her country faithfully during World War II. This week, the staff at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home served her. What was on the menu? Hot tea, finger sandwiches and cake. “No men are allowed,” said Georgia War’s Activities Coordinator Kimberly...

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