The folks at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs center are doing a great job, now using Facebook for social media outreach to local vets, to provide more services for returning troops.

Check it out at They’re getting high scores here and here and for that matter, on Yelp. I also just read that Lisa Freeman, who’s director of the Palo Alto VA center, was cited as one of Silicon Valley’s Most Influential Women. I’ve met her and staff and veterans at VA Palo Alto, very impressed. Bay Area folks should know that they have one of the best VAs in the country and that couldn’t happen without outstanding leadership.

The deal is that VA centers across the country are doing a lot of this, starting with the main Veterans Affairs Facebook page, and a directory of Facebook pages for VA facilities across the country.  Also check out the Veterans Affairs Health page.

Please do me a favor and Like their pages, and spread the word!