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Veteran Viewpoint Episode 7: A Life of Service (VIDEO)

October 14, 2016

U.S. Army World War II Veteran Larry Phelan has dedicated his life in service to the nation. He fought and survived nearly every major European campaign during the war.

He has dedicated thousands of hours to help Veterans as a VA volunteer and patient at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center for the last 21 years. At 96 years old, Larry is described by many as an American treasure. 

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About Veteran Viewpoint
Veteran Viewpoint is an ongoing video series developed by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System that highlights personal VA health care stories from Veterans residing in southwest Florida.  Through personal, one-on-one interviews these heroes share detailed and private accounts of their experiences as users of VA health care – a system dedicated to providing Veterans with timely, accessible, high quality care that is personalized, proactive and patient driven.  To view previous episodes, please visit  Do you have a story to share?  If so, please email the Bay Pines VAHCS Office of Public Affairs at


Jason W. Dangel
Public Affairs Officer
Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
727.398.9531 |