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Bay Pines VA Healthcare System


Bay Pines VA Healthcare System to Host Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Celebration on March 24

March 14, 2017

BAY PINES, FL – The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Celebration at the Lee County Healthcare Center on Friday, March 24, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  The facility is located at 2489 Diplomat Parkway East, Cape Coral, FL 33909.

The event will take place in the main lobby located on the first floor of the building and will feature distribution of commemorative 50th anniversary lapel pins and other items, outreach and Veteran advocacy booths, light food and refreshments, music, decorations, and more.  Click here to read more about the commemorative lapel pin.

Vietnam Veterans and their loved ones are invited and encouraged to attend.

The Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Celebration at the Lee County Healthcare Center is a continuation of several events conducted by the Bay Pines VAHCS to honor Vietnam Veterans as an official commemorative partner of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration authorized by Public Law 110-181 and by Presidential Proclamation.  Previous events held include:

To learn about future events and more, please visit and signup to receive email updates. Veterans, family members and others can also connect with the Bay Pines VAHCS on Facebook at, or Twitter at

About the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

The Bay Pines VAHCS is one of the nation’s leading VA healthcare systems, employing more than 4,000 medical professionals and support staff dedicated to providing the very best care to Veterans residing in southwest Florida. The organization is the fifth busiest VA health care system in the country in terms of patients served and is accredited by The Joint Commission, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and several other nationally recognized accrediting organizations. The Bay Pines VAHCS operates nine facilities to include the main medical center located in Bay Pines and outpatient clinics located in Bradenton, Cape Coral, Naples, Palm Harbor, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Sebring. To learn more, please visit, like us on Facebook at, or follow us on Twitter at