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
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.
If you want to know more about your VA benefits, in addition to our website, a good place to start is the Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors handbook.
Joseph Bathanti has been appointed the Charles George VA Medical Center Writer-in-Residence. He'll help Veterans process their PTSD through writing poetry.
During an Amarillo VA luncheon, Veterans formed a support group and shared their personal stories about being a former POW.
U.S. Navy Veteran and swimmer, Tom Murry, created the AQUA VETS low-impact swim exercise program at the Tupelo Aquatic Center for Veterans.
Terminally ill Veteran Connie Willhite died three days after going on a fishing trip that was his dying wish. A Carl Vinson VA Medical Center hospice worker organized the trip for Willhite.
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