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Local Events and Happenings

New England Air Museum Annual Voices of Pride Veterans Day Event

11/9/14 | 7:00AM - 3:00PM
Location: New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096

Join us as we celebrate military aviators from various periods of war. VA participants will set up an informational booth and have the ability to take claims directly from veterans. For more information, visit the New England Air Museum event page.

Expected Participants: Regional Office MSC, Veterans, servicemembers, retirees

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Veterans Day Community Outreach

11/7/14 | 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Location: Connecticut State Veterans Home, 287 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Join us as we honor the service of our Veterans. VR&E Staff will distribute patriotic gift bags to the senior Veteran population at the Connecticut State Veterans Home and Hospital. The staff will also participate in the scheduled activity of the day.

Expected Participants: Hartford Regional Office VRE&E Staff, Veterans, dependents, and stakeholders

Inside Veterans Benefits

Ralph Rigby receives an American flag with his wife Heda at his side.Weekend Tribute

We honor Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Ralph E. Rigby, who, after 42 years of service, finally retired on 10/28. Rigby was drafted in 1972 during the Vietnam era.

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couple hugging in front of a home21 Millionth

During the month of October, VA guaranteed its 21 millionth home loan. The Home Loan Guaranty program was established in 1944 as part of the original Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944.

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Bob McDonaldBob McDonald's Op-Ed

VA's Secretary Bob McDonald wrote an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun in which he discusses how VA is critical to medicine and to Veterans.

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silhouette of soldierVirtual Reality Therapy

The Long Beach VA Healthcare System is one of dozens of centers in U.S. using virtual-reality goggles in exposure therapy to treat Veterans with PTSD and other mental-health conditions.

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VA Combat Call Center1-877-WAR-VETS

VA's Combat Call Center is a 24/7 referral service for Veterans, family members, and anyone looking to help a Veteran. It is staffed by combat Veterans and spouses of disabled Veterans.

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logo for The Concert for ValorThe Concert for Valor

The star-studded Concert for Valor will be held on Veterans Day, November 11. The free event starts at 7:00 PM on the National Mall. Dedicated seating is available for military families.

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Office Information

Hartford Regional Benefit Office

555 Willard Ave.
Newington, CT 06111

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