News By Agency : Veterans Affairs

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State Veterans Home Staff Recognized
The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network awarded the Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veterans Home with the “Gold Milestone,” an award that recognizes the outstanding achievements and efforts to improve the quality of care and quality of life for veterans home residents.

Happy New Year
Let’s ensure that our 2017 book is not left blank! Let’s write a good one!

Peace and Happiness!
It’s that time of the year when we are busy decking the halls, shopping, wrapping presents, writing cards and letters, baking, visiting our loved ones, and attending holiday programs and concerts.

T.F. Riggs High School Recognized as National Veterans Day Regional Site for Second Time
T.F. Riggs High School in Pierre was recently notified by United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald that for the second time, Riggs was selected as a designated regional site for the observance of Veterans Day by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Day National Committee. Riggs was one of more than 40 designated sites nationwide, and the only site in South Dakota.

Make Your Bucket List for Veterans!
How about considering a bucket list for meaningful things you can do throughout the year for our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much for our country.

South Dakota Veterans Commission Elects Officers for Coming Year
The South Dakota Veterans Commission elected new officers to lead the Commission in enhancing the lives of South Dakota veterans.