Metroplex Veterans Legal Services is conducting a Veteran's Combat Related Special Compensation Clinic at Sidley Austin LLP in Houston at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The address of the clinic is 1000 Louisiana St., Ste. #6000, Houston, TX 77002. This clinic is a partnership with the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP and corporate counsel from United Airlines.
National and state teams from The American Legion will host a special meeting to discuss veterans benefits and service to the community 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. January 16-18, 2017, at the Grant Hodge American Legion Post 17, 111 ½ Main St. W, Centralia WA 98531. All wartime veterans are invited to learn more about the American Legion, veterans benefits and membership information. A Veteran Service Officer (VSO) will be available for veterans with claims or other questions. Direct questions about the local American Legion posts to Bob Wallace at 206-601-2015 or bob_wallace@ msn.com.
The local chapter of the American Legion is inviting veterans and their families to learn about programs from the state’s department of veteran services. On Monday, January 9, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., Cynthia Hayes, a field service officer with the department, will speak to Cumming Post 307 of the American Legion at the Georgia Army National Guard Armory, located at 100 Aquatic Circle, Cumming, GA. Ms. Hayes can be reached at 770-531-6060 or email@example.com for more details.
The Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., Pawtucket, RI 02860, will host a representative from the Rhode Island Division of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) on the first Thursday of every other month from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for veteran benefits counseling. The next date is this Thursday, January 5, 2017. Jack Ryan, a veteran service representative with the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), will be available by appointment to explain the benefits available to veterans and their spouses and/or dependents. Mr. Ryan can help “navigate the system” and give participants the necessary information they need to obtain various services and programs through the VA. To make a one-on-one confidential appointment with Mr. Ryan, call the center at 401-728-7582 or visit the office on the second floor of the senior center.