Orlando VA Medical Center Breaks Ground - Orlando VA Healthcare System
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Orlando VA Medical Center Breaks Ground

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. James B. PeakeThe groundbreaking for the new Orlando VA Medical Center located at Lake Nona was Friday, Oct. 24.  Pictured here, the former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. James B. Peake was the keynote speaker.  The groundbreaking ceremony marks another step forward in the construction of the $656 million state-of-the-art medical complex, which will include a 134-bed hospital, a 120-bed community living center, a 60-bed domiciliary, an outpatient clinic and a veterans benefits mini service center.  The facility will also debut the latest in digital technology and modern amenities, including larger private rooms, family visiting areas, and personal wireless devices and Internet connections so patients can keep in touch with loved ones or access the Web

Mr. Liezert speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony.

Mr. Liezert speaking at ground breaking

 Mr. Bill Coleman (center) and Dr. Neil Euliano (right) Speak to the Honorable James B. Peake (left) during the groundbreaking.

Vets speaking with the Honorable James B. Peake

 The Navy Southeast Ceremonial Ensemble performs at the groundbreaking.

Navy Band at ground breaking

 The University of Central Florida Army ROTC presents colors at the groundbreaking.

UCF Army ROTC presents colors

 Official groundbreaking for the New Orlando VA Medical Center.