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WHO: Veterans, their families and Survivors
WHAT: Town Hall and Claims Clinic
WHERE: VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS), Main Campus Auditorium, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97239, or via Facebook Live on VAPORHCS’ Facebook page starting at 10:30 am
WHEN: Saturday, December 3, 2016
Claims Clinic 10 am to 12 pm; Town Hall starts 10:30 am
WHY: If you have or would like to file a claim with VA; if you have questions about VA appeals or benefits you may be entitled to; if you have questions about VA healthcare; please attend. This event is intended to make the claims process more visible to Veterans.
Please note that, to protect Veterans’ privacy, claims clinic is on-site only as we will not be able to discuss personal information over Facebook Live.
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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