Veteran’s Benefit Action Center
The American Legion will host a Veteran’s Benefits Action Center, on August 26-28, for veterans and their dependents who have questions concerning their VA claims, appeals and healthcare. The event will take place at the Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 NC Highway 210, in Smithfield. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
There will be veteran’s law advocates, as well as VA representatives, to assist with benefits claims and healthcare concerns. Veterans with a current VA claim, those who would like to file a new claim, have issues with VA healthcare, would like to apply for entrance into the VA healthcare system; or have questions regarding VA benefits are encouraged to attend.
Congressman David Rouzer will provide opening remarks at the event, which will include music, concessions and other community and organizational support for veterans and their families. Some of the collaborating partners for the event include the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs, The American Red Cross, Military Order of the Purple Heart, County Veteran’s Services from several surrounding counties and the Federal VA.
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This event will focus on welcoming and caring for those that have borne the battles for the freedom of this great nation. For more information, call: 919-989-5380.