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VA Western New York Healthcare System


Honoring Veterans on PTSD Walkway

June 1, 2016

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Contact: Evangeline Conley
Phone: (716) 862-8753 Cell: (716) 512-9338
E-mail: Evangeline.Conley@va.gov

                                                       Honoring Veterans on PTSD Walkway

VA Western New York Healthcare System and Batavia Veterans Alumni Association will honor Veterans who have passed away at the Memorial Walkway Ceremony, Friday, June 3, 2016, at the Batavia site of VA Western New York Healthcare System, 222 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, New York.  

The ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the walkway behind Building 5 of the Jack Wisby Jr.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Building.  A Veteran graduate of the PTSD Program will have his name added to the walkway this year to join 50 other Veterans who have been honored since it was unveiled in 2006. “Each year, the PTSD Programs partner with our Peer Support Volunteers to honor the lives of fellow veterans who have passed away, said Caryn Dilandro, Ph.D., PTSD Program Manager.  She added that “this partnership is one of the many ways that our VA community can honor, and advocate for, the hard work towards recovery from PTSD, and honor the lives of all the veterans we have served in the past, and continue to serve in the future.”

The Jack H. Wisby Jr. Memorial Walkway was made possible by donations.  Following the Walkway ceremony, the annual picnic will take place.  All are welcome.