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A uniformed member of the military holds the flag at the 17th hole of the Sanford International while golfers and spectators look on.

Sanford International provides platform to honor veterans

Benefits include recognition at golf tournament, ongoing support for patients and employees
Matt Holsen 4 min read
nurse holds hand of veteran patient

Fargo nurse, Air Force vet, finds calling in palliative care

Connection with veteran patients strengthened by her own service
Jason Anschutz 4 min read
A veteran LPN in a face mask works at his computer station at Sanford Health.

Former Army drone operator finds career as orthopedic nurse

Jordan Parr-Hess, LPN, uses skills he learned from deployments to Afghanistan and Africa
Matt Holsen 5 min read
scholarship to veterans: army officer in uniform holding books

Sanford scholarship now available for military members, vets

Sanford Health is accepting applications until Sept. 30 for five $5,000 awards
Shawn Neisteadt 4 min read
A tiny house painted Sanford Health blue with American flags out front sits on wheels in the VCP Village.

Tiny house community puts roofs over homeless veterans

Sanford Health supports housing mission with VCP Village of Sioux Falls
Matt Holsen 5 min read
Military portrait of Katie LeBrun

Veteran finds perfect fit in new nursing career

Setting aside a business degree, Katie LeBrun, RN, is pursuing a new path at Sanford
Matt Holsen 6 min read
Jackee Haak headshot

Sanford nurse leads birth center, veterans groups in Fargo

Jackee Haak, RN, shows leadership in hospital and in National Guard
Jason Anschutz 5 min read

Society nurse continues education with veteran scholarship

Health system puts priority on hiring and promoting people with military service
Matt Holsen 4 min read
Sanford Health nursing administrator and veteran talks to a surgeon with their back to you.

Sanford Health recruits veterans to nursing field

Veteran and military support, scholarships, teamwork await newly civilian nurses
Matt Holsen 6 min read
An older woman hands a knitted shawl in red, white and blue stripes to a main in a green army T-shirt and "Vietnam Veteran" hat. A painting of a family Fourth of July picnic is behind them in the lounge.

Fellow veterans, volunteers gift shawls to hospitalized vets

Small gestures can mean the world, say veterans and civilians they’ve helped
Simon Floss 9 min read