mental health http://wxpr.org en Nine Hired at VA Med. Center http://wxpr.org/post/nine-hired-va-med-center <p>A spokesperson says The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain has hired nine mental health professionals to meet the demand.</p><p>Those hires are part of more than 1,600 new mental health hires within the VA system.</p><p>Spokesperson Brad Nelson says four of the new hires are under an Executive Order signed by President Obama to meet the needs of veterans and their families. He says with more than a decade of combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the need is there.</p> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Ken Krall 3692 at http://wxpr.org