Palo Alto plays an important role for United States military veterans.
The VA Palo Alto Health Care System is one of the top three research institutions in the entire VA system, and with Stanford University Medical School has provided top-notch care in geriatrics, mental health, Alzheimer's disease, spinal cord regeneration, and numerous other ailments afflicting veterans.
Veterans from around the region come to the VA not only for treatment, but for numerous social and athletic programs designed to foster a sense of community. Palo Alto Patch has covered stories ranging from to , an increasingly popular sport among disabled vets.
This Veteran's Day, we want to hear from you.
If you have a special photo or story to share about yourself or a member of America’s armed forces, please share them. We’re happy to honor men and women who've served in the Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard and National Guard—both veterans and active duty.
Just upload your photos with a short photo caption and then if you want to add more, do so in the comments. All will remain attached directly to this post. We'll feature pictures of the heroes in your life this Friday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day.
Let's teach and learn from one another about our shared history!