OMAHA,Neb. — The Department of Veterans Affairs will unveil its approved design for a replacement medical center at a public open house Nov. 10 from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. in the facility’s Education Conference Room at 4101 Woolworth Ave.

Veterans and the public are invited to see a scale model of the recently approved design and talk to the architects who are teaming up with the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System to create the new state-of-the-art medical center.

The new medical center will replace the current 61-year-old facility.

The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s mission is to honorAmerica’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. VA NWIHCS employees serve more than 161,000 Veterans inNebraska, westernIowaand portions ofKansasandMissouri. The system includes a tertiary medical center inOmahaand aCommunityLivingCenterinGrand Island,Neb.  Community-based outpatient clinics are located inLincoln,Grand Island,North Platte,Norfolk, andBellevue,Neb., andShenandoah,Iowa; and a contract outreach clinic in O’Neill,Neb. For more information, visit