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Date & Time: 12/08/2016 | 4:30pm-6:30pm
Location: Fargo VA Medical Center, 3rd Floor Auditorium, 2101 Elm St N, Fargo, ND 58102
Event: Join us and the Fargo VA Medical Center for a joint town hall meeting and claims clinic where we will share information, listen to your feedback, and answer questions on VA disability compensation benefits, pension benefits, vocational rehabilitation and employment benefits, and health programs. Claims clinic starts at 4:30pm and the town hall meeting starts at 5:30pm.
Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors.
We honor NASA astronaut, former US Senator, and WWII and Korea U.S. Marine Corps ace fighter pilot, John Glenn. He was the first American to orbit space. He died on 12/8.
VA's Center for Women Veterans and Veteran Artist Program will showcase art by 10 women Veterans at 10 VA medical centers in March 2017, to coincide with Women's History Month.
VA loan program set a new all-time record for mortgages in fiscal year 2016. VA backed more than 707,000 home loans, a 12% increase from last year and nearly double the volume from five years ago.
In November, the unemployment rate for all Veterans was 4.8%. The national unemployment rate decreased to 4.6%. The greatest gains were in the business, healthcare and financial sectors.
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