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American Legion Post 175, McGuire VA Medical Center co-host Outreach Forum

Posted on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 2:50 pm

McGuire’s Rural Health team partners with community organizations to enhance healthcare services to Veterans living in rural communities Thursday, Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 8700 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville.

VA staff members will be available to provide information on how to access Veterans healthcare benefits and provide guidance on other Veteran-related issues, such as: Disability Compensation, Pensions, Women’s Veterans Health, Crisis Prevention, Survivor Benefits, and how to enroll in the web-based E-Benefits and My HealtheVet portals.

American Legion Post 175’s Service Officer will also be on hand to assist Veterans and their families. For more information, please contact Jerry E. Tate at (804) 723-4225 or email at

If you have served in the military and are not sure if you qualify, come speak to an enrollment specialist. Bring a copy of your DD-214 if possible and valid identification. Membership in the American Legion is not required.

For more information about the event, please call Colin Williamson at (804) 453-8929 or email to, or visit