veterans

A public-private partnership could be used to fund a new VA hospital in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha could get a $136 million medical facility built next to the ailing veterans hospital if a public-private initiative is carried through.

Burials to begin at Omaha National Cemetery this fall

Feb 12, 2016

The first burials and interments of cremated remains will begin this fall at the Omaha National Cemetery.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is pushing for a special new court that would focus on veterans.

The Douglas County Department of Corrections will open a veterans housing unit this weekend.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Crews have begun working at the future site of the long-awaited Omaha National Cemetery in western Sarpy County.

National Veterans Golden Age Games come to Omaha

Aug 7, 2015

More than 800 veterans from 46 states are participating in the National Veterans Golden Age Games in Omaha.

VA hears from veterans about facility needs in Omaha

Jul 17, 2015

A decision about Omaha’s VA Medical Center is expected in late September or early October.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal officials will meet with Omaha veterans Friday to discuss what they want in an eventual replacement for the aging Department of Veterans Affairs hospital.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Funding has been pulled for adult day care for veterans in Omaha and western Iowa due to a $2.5 billion shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs health care budget.

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