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Houston Regional Benefit Office

 

Local Events and Happenings

Veterans Claims Clinic

Date & Time: 11/5/15 | 8:00AM-2:00PM
Location: Houston VA Regional Benefit Office, 6900 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77030

Event: Join us for a claims clinic where Veterans can submit a disability compensation claim, submit evidence and speak to a claims processor. We will share information, answer questions on VA benefits, listen to feedback, help with registering for an eBenefits account, assist with vocational rehabilitation and employment claims, and speak with Regional Loan Center representatives.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, survivors, and stakeholders

City of Houston Veterans Day Parade

Date: 11/11/15 | 9:00AM-12:30PM

Location: City Hall Hermann Square, 513 Walker St, Houston, Texas 77002

Event: Participate with the annual 'Houston Salutes American Heroes' Veterans Day celebration.The day will consist of the AT&T Job & Resource Fair that will be on-site to recruit and offer employment resources for veterans from 30+ corporations; the US Family Health Plan Health Fair, offering free health screenings and flu shots to veterans; a ceremony to salute our veterans and military personnel, with a notable public figure delivering a keynote address, dignitaries, 21-gun salute. The ceremony will be followed by the Veterans Day Parade which will include thousands of, military organizations, ROTC leaders, marching bands and veterans of all eras. For more information, visit the Houston Veterans Day Parade website.

Inside Veterans Benefits

US Hockey Coach Jack RileyWeekend Tribute

We honor WWII Veteran, U.S. Navy pilot and former West Point and USA Hockey coach, Jack Riley, who died 2/3. He was 95.

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One hand holding the letter A and a second hand holding the letter CThe VA Appeals Process

Understanding the difference between a disability compensation claim and an appeal will help VA and your designated representative provide the best information in the quickest amount of time.

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Woman using a laptopNo-Cost Courses

Through VA's partnership with LinkedIn, Servicemembers and Veterans have one year of free access to Lynda.com's professional development courses.

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VA sealDisability Payments: On Time

VA disability payments will be on time in February despite the recent inclement weather conditions along the East Coast, which caused federal government offices in the Washington, DC area to close.

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ESPN W logoThe Sport that Saved a Life

Veteran and U.S. sled hockey player Christy Gardner attributes the encouragement of a Vietnam Veteran to join him in recreational sports with saving her life.

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Houston Regional Benefit Office

6900 Almeda Road
Houston, TX 77030

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