Sheffield Village VA clinic News

Vietnam veterans recognized at ceremony at Sheffield Village VA Clinic

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017


Vietnam vets honored – Sheffield Village’s VA Clinic hosted a ceremony last week to honor those who served in the Vietnam War. More than 100 veterans lined up to receive a commemorative pin and proclamation from Anthony Milons, director, VA Business Administration (center). (Press photo, Michele Murphy)

Sheffield Village – Some arrived alone. Others came with their wives or a buddy. By the time …Read More

Even in war, he found something to laugh about

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

U.S. Navy and Vietnam War veteran Robert Young accepts a proclamation and service pin from Jennifer Bernard, director of Sheffield Village’s VA clinic. Seated next to Young is his wife, Peggy. (Press photo, Michele Murphy)

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Village – Robert Young and his wife, Peggy, sat beneath a canopy where they could enjoy lunch without having to deal with the heat of a midday …Read More

Silver star recipient still helping fellow soldiers nearly 50 years later

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Joe Horvath earned The Silver Star for saving the lives of 29 soldiers during the Vietnam War. His active engagement in many veterans service organizations also earned for him designation as 2017 Lorain County Veteran of the Year. Horvath is seen here at last week’s event at the Sheffield Village VA Clinic honoring Vietnam veterans. (Press photo, Michele Murphy)


Sheffield Village – Veterans were …Read More

Sheffield Village VA Clinic holds first VA2K

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Walk for vets – Heather Kinsey-Lang (l), her mother-in-law Linda Lang and son were among 65 who participated in VA2K. Kinsey-Lang is a staff member at the Sheffield Village VA facility. (Press photo – Michele Murphy)

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Village – Staff, patients and volunteers literally hit the streets last week when the Sheffield Village U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Community-based Outpatient Clinic held its …Read More

VA’s Bernard deeply invested in her work with area veterans

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Jennifer Bernard’s journey to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began when her brother-in-law served in Iraq. It heightened her awareness of the needs of returning combat veterans. So when she saw a job posting for a position at the VA, she decided to leave the private sector and did her own version of “signing up to serve.”