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Local Events and Happenings

Town Hall Meeting

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Central Library (1st Floor Conference Room), 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11432

Event: Veterans of all eras are encouraged to attend this town hall meeting to obtain information about applying for VA benefits, compensation, pension, and burial benefits, as well as New York City and New York State benefits. The VA National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Vet Center Program, Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA), and the Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA) will present on VA Benefits and Services. For more information, please call 718-990-0778.

Expected Participants: Veterans and their dependents, stakeholders, the public

Armed Forces Day

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Northport VAMC Pavilion, 79 Middleville Road, Northport, NY 11768

Event: If you recently separated from military service or if you have been home for decades, you may not know what VA has to offer. Come to Northport VA Medical Center on Armed Forces Day and learn what VA can do for you. If you qualify for VA health care, you'll receive coverage for the services you need to help you get - and stay - healthy. For more information, please call 631-261-4400, ext. 2655.

Expected Participants: Veterans and their dependents, stakeholders, the public

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burial flagPaying Final Respects

A planned unaccompanied burial for U.S. Army Capt. Larry Casey, a Vietnan Veteran, was attended by his family and other mourners after word spread through social media.

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Voice of America logoVeterans Memorial Finalists

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian announced the five finalists for the design of the National Native American Veterans Memorial.

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Veteran and WWII Navy pilot Bob Barger graduated from the University of Toledo 68 years after he left college. Barger, who is 96 years old, received an associate's degree.

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Here are eight "safe, sound, and sanitary" minimum property requirements to remember when using the VA Loan Guaranty program for your next home.

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Office Information

New York Regional Benefit Office

245 W. Houston St.
New York, NY 10014
Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm

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