VETERANS BENEFITS EVENT TO BE HELD AT VA CLINIC IN DUNKIRK - VA Western New York Healthcare System
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VA Western New York Healthcare System

 

VETERANS BENEFITS EVENT TO BE HELD AT VA CLINIC IN DUNKIRK

September 12, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Contact: Evangeline Conley, Public Affairs Officer
Phone: (716) 862-8753
Cell: (716) 512-9338
E-mail: Evangeline.Conley@va.gov
 
VETERANS BENEFITS EVENT TO BE HELD AT VA CLINIC IN DUNKIRK

Veterans can learn about their VA health care benefits at an upcoming enrollment event taking place Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 9 a.m. to noon at the VA Dunkirk Clinic, 166 East 4th Street, Dunkirk, NY.

Staff and Veterans benefits counselors will assist veterans with eligibility for VA health care, and other state and federal benefits that veterans may have coming to them that often go unused.

VA health care benefits are available for Veterans returning from combat that includes five years of free medical care for most conditions from the Department of Veterans Affairs.  The five year window is also open to activated Reservists and members of the National Guard, if they served in a theater of combat operations after November 11, 1998 and were discharged under other than dishonorable conditions.  The five year limit has no effect upon veterans with medical conditions related to their military service. 

Veterans may apply at any time after their discharge from the military, even decades later for medical care for service-connected health issues. 

Flu vaccines will be offered at no cost to Veterans enrolled in VA health care.

Bring discharge papers and 2013 financial information for proper benefits counseling. 

For more information, contact the VA clinic in Dunkirk at 716-203-6474.