A System Worth Saving - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Past National Commander Ron F. Conley speaks to Veterans and VA staff while discussing compliments and complaints of the local Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014 in a town hall format. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Past National Commander Ron F. Conley speaks to Veterans and VA staff while discussing compliments and complaints of the local Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014 in a town hall format. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Robert P. McDivitt, Director of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System speaks to Veterans and VA staff while discussing compliments and complaints of the local Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014 in a town hall format. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Robert P. McDivitt, Director of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System speaks to Veterans and VA staff while discussing compliments and complaints of the local Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014 in a town hall format. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Jim Topps, Outgoing Director of Department of Michigan VA&R listens to a Army veteran Mat Brady's story of his experiences at the Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014 in a town hall format. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Jim Topps, Outgoing Director of Department of Michigan VA&R listens to a Army veteran Mat Brady's story of his experiences at the Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014 in a town hall format. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Past National Commander Ron F. Conley, Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission listen to veterans and VA staff while discussing compliments and complaints of the local Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014 in a town hall format. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Past National Commander Ron F. Conley, Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission listen to veterans and VA staff while discussing compliments and complaints of the local Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014 in a town hall format. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Michael G. Smith, Jr, Director of Washtenaw County Department of Veterans Affairs gives a thumbs up after Michigan Department Service Officer Phil McCaskey speaks his mind about the importance of a properly filled out 2680 form, a must for a Fully Developed Claim, at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Michael G. Smith, Jr, Director of Washtenaw County Department of Veterans Affairs gives a thumbs up after Michigan Department Service Officer Phil McCaskey speaks his mind about the importance of a properly filled out 2680 form, a must for a Fully Developed Claim, at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
VFW Past Post 7309 Commander Chuck Burnham listens to a Army veteran Mat Brady's story of his experiences at the Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014 in a town hall format. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
VFW Past Post 7309 Commander Chuck Burnham listens to a Army veteran Mat Brady's story of his experiences at the Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at American Legion Post 322 in Saline, Michigan on Monday, April 28, 2014 in a town hall format. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Veterans and VA staff come together to discuss compliments and complaints of the local Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Veterans and VA staff come together to discuss compliments and complaints of the local Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Past National Commander Ron F. Conley and Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation of The American Legion meet with members of the hospital staff as a part of A System Worth Saving at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Past National Commander Ron F. Conley and Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation of The American Legion meet with members of the hospital staff as a part of A System Worth Saving at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Robert P. McDivitt, Director of VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System speaks with Past National Commander Ron F. Conley and Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation of The American Legion as a part of A System Worth Saving at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Robert P. McDivitt, Director of VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System speaks with Past National Commander Ron F. Conley and Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation of The American Legion as a part of A System Worth Saving at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Veterans and VA staff come together to discuss compliments and complaints of the local Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Veterans and VA staff come together to discuss compliments and complaints of the local Ann Arbor VA Medical Center at Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Dr. Stephen Chermack, Ph.D., Mental Health Service speaks with members of The American Legion about the mental health services offered at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Dr. Stephen Chermack, Ph.D., Mental Health Service speaks with members of The American Legion about the mental health services offered at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Dr. Richard Mosely, Chief of Medicine meets with Past National Commander Ron F. Conley and Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation of The American Legion as a part of A System Worth Saving at Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Dr. Richard Mosely, Chief of Medicine meets with Past National Commander Ron F. Conley and Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation of The American Legion as a part of A System Worth Saving at Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Letters from local school children are presented on the walls at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Letters from local school children are presented on the walls at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Shelly Kenel, Nurse Manager, In-patient Telemetry Unit, Past National Commander Ron F. Conley demonstrates a system used by the nurses and physicians of the floor to place necessary supplies and medications in a patients room without the need to enter the room and disturb them at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Shelly Kenel, Nurse Manager, In-patient Telemetry Unit, Past National Commander Ron F. Conley demonstrates a system used by the nurses and physicians of the floor to place necessary supplies and medications in a patients room without the need to enter the room and disturb them at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation for The American Legion gives Legionnaire Ted Rondeau of Whitehouse, OH a hug at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation for The American Legion gives Legionnaire Ted Rondeau of Whitehouse, OH a hug at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Robert P. McDivitt, Director of VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System leads the tour of the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Robert P. McDivitt, Director of VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System leads the tour of the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Robert P. McDivitt, Director of VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Past National Commander Ron F. Conley, and Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation for The American Legion in the hematology/oncology infusion room at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System  in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Robert P. McDivitt, Director of VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Past National Commander Ron F. Conley, and Verna Jones, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation for The American Legion in the hematology/oncology infusion room at the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Legionnaire Gary Bourdeau of Milan, MI is one of several American Legion volunteers at the Ann Arbor VA in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.
Legionnaire Gary Bourdeau of Milan, MI is one of several American Legion volunteers at the Ann Arbor VA in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.