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Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs to Host Outreach Event for Henderson County

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 | 04:50am

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with the American Legion Post 77 to host a Veterans outreach event for Henderson County.

Representatives from more than 30 federal, state and local agencies will be present to offer claims guidance, health and wellness resources, educational programs as well as housing and jobs information. The United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs (TDVA), the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development and Henderson County Service Officer Danny Barker will be available to answer questions, provide information and assist in enrollment opportunities for Veterans and other eligible beneficiaries.

Veterans will need to present a copy of their DD-214 and any other service related documents to assist with filing claims for federal benefits.

WHO: Representatives from more than 30 federal, state, local and non-profit organizations will gather to assist Veterans and their families from Henderson County

WHEN: Friday, June 28, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: National Guard Armory, 690 Airways Drive, Lexington, TN 38351

WHY: To help Veterans and their dependents to learn more about eligible benefits and connect with community resources

CONTACT: TDVA: Alex Jones (731) 423-5615
                           Henderson County: Danny Barker (731) 651-0707

For more information visit the department’s website at, facebook/myTDVA or twitter @TNDVA.

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