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VA Mobile Vet Center coming to Port Orchard on Sept. 19

TACOMA — The Department of Veterans Affairs’(VA) Vet Center will deploy a mobile outreach team to Port Orchard from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, to provide information regarding counseling services to local combat veterans and their families and referrals for VA Benefits and community resources.

The mobile team will be located in the parking lot in front of the Water Street Boat Ramp across from City Hall.

Veterans can make an appointment by calling 253-565-7038. Veterans are also welcome for walk-in services.

VA uses mobile outreach teams as a way to increase access to counseling services for veterans and their families in rural and underserved communities across the country.

Veteran or active duty member who has served in a combat zone in World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, Persian Gulf, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq or Afghanistan, could be eligible for free counseling.

VA benefits and referrals are available to all qualifying veterans regardless of combat service status.

For more information on services provided visit www.vetcenter.va.gov.

For more information on the mobile outreach team, contact Brandon Jones, Jason Scott, or Mark Buckler at 253-565-7038.

 

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