April 24, 2020
The sixth annual Veteran Affairs Day is set for 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. April 24, 2020 at the Salem American Legion Post 99, 2522 MO-32, Salem, MO 65560. Veterans can air concerns, learn about changes and requirements for benefits and enroll in VA health care. Veterans Affairs Day is an annual outreach to veterans of central rural Missouri in an attempt to provide easier access to VA services. It includes the American Legion District 16 and VFW District 2 of Camden, Cole, Crawford, Dent, Howell, Laclede, Maries, Miller, Phelps, Osage, Pulaski, Reynolds, Shannon, Texas, and Wright counties. Representatives from the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) will include enrollment and claims processing specialists, as well as benefit advisors. The Columbia Veteran Center will have counselors and advisors on hand in their mobile unit. The Missouri Veterans Commission will also have service officers at the expo. The event starts at 10:00 a.m. with a light lunch provided around noon. Call the American Legion Post 99/VFW Post 6280 at 729-3710 for questions or to schedule private time with a counselor. This event is sponsored by American Legion Post 99 and All American VFW Post 6280 on Highway 32 West in Salem, Missouri.
May 1, 2020
The Highland County Veterans Service Office will host “My Day at the VA” Friday, May 1, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at VFW Post 9094, located at 1000 West Main Street in Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.
The event is an opportunity for the community to learn more about veteran benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on behalf of themselves, their clients or their family members. Attending from the Chillicothe VA Medical Center will be: Primary Care; My HealtheVet; Care Navigation; Geriatrics/Extended Care; Telehealth; Move! Weight Management; Whole Health/TIC; VIST; Suicide Prevention; Customer Service/Mission Act; Residential/Addiction Care; Veteran Housing; and Caregiver Support/TCM. The event is co-sponsored by Support Our Troops of Highland County, with special thanks to 24 Deli & Pizza and VFW Post 9094. For more information about “My Day at the VA,” contact Outreach Coordinator Stephanie Roland at the Highland County Veterans Service Office by calling 937-393-8686.