Charlotte, NC - The W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center’s Rural Health program, the Winston-Salem VA Regional Office, the Charlotte Vet Center and VA’s Mobile Vet Center, will provide VA information and services during the Veterans’ information fair at VFW Post 9488, 2831 The Plaza, Charlotte, N.C., on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Former and current military and their family members who have questions or need assistance with VA benefits are encouraged to attend and take advantage of this opportunity.
The Rural Health team provides health care education and registration.
The VA Regional Office answers claims questions and provide benefits information. The Vet Centers provide counseling and support services for combat veterans.
Former men and women of the military who are not currently enrolled for VA health care benefits or who would like to file a claim will need to bring copies of their DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to attach to their applications for VA benefits.
Please bring copies, not the original DD Form 214.
If you have lost your DD Form 214, you can request a copy from http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/; VA personnel will assist in completing enrollment applications, claims, requesting DD Form 214s, and initiating MyHealtheVet online services.
For more information, contact the rural health program office, at 1-800-469-8262, ext. 4958/4960/4962, or visit our internet website www.salisbury.va.gov.
Rural health outreach activities are posted on our events calendar at http://www.salisbury.va.gov/calendar.asp.
Veterans are encouraged to stay informed by visiting our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/VASalisbury.
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