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Oakland Regional Benefit Office


Local Events and Happenings

Hiring Our Heroes – San Francisco Hiring Expo with the San Francisco Giants

Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017 | 9:00am to 2:00pm (PST)

Location: AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107


Event: A VA benefits counselor will be on location during the hiring fair to answer VA benefits questions; assist with eBenefits registration, and filing electronic claims.

Expected participants: Servicemembers, Veterans, and their family members

Inside Veterans Benefits

Garcia MacarioWeekend Tribute

We honor U.S. Army WWII Veteran Macario Garcia. He is a Medal of Honor recipient for actions of bravery in Battle of Hürtgen Forest in Germany.

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Education icon.Forever GI Bill

The President has signed the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act into law. The new law allows more Veterans to use the GI Bill and give more time to use it.

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WWII Veteran saluting the flag.Elder Justice Initiative

Older Veterans may be at risk for elder abuse. VA and the U.S. Department of Justice have teamed up to inform Veterans and their loved ones of the warning signs and to provide a list of resources.

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VerifyVet logoOnline Shopping for Veterans

Starting November 11, all honorably discharged Veterans will have access to shop at online military exchanges. Veterans must register to be eligible.

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Oakland Regional Benefit Office

1301 Clay St., North Tower
Oakland, CA 94612
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

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