Veteran outreach events planned
Two veteran rural outreach events will be held this week.
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, there will be an outreach event at the Bedford American Legion, 3721 Business Route 220, Bedford.
From noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, there will be an outreach event at the Huntingdon VFW, 520 Penn St., Huntingdon.
Experts and advocates will discuss veteran topics including benefits, claims, caregiving, discharge upgrades, health care, post-traumatic stress disorder, support groups, outreach and enrollment, medals and records, job assistance and more.
Agencies attending include the county veteran affairs offices, county commissioners, Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Veterans Leadership Program, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and others.