Veterans can check their benefit eligibility and enroll from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Building 305’s auditorium on the corner of Iowa and Kentucky. Signs will direct visitors where to go on the campus, Froats said.
Attendees should bring photo identification, a Social Security card, DD-214 military discharge documents, and health insurance cards if currently insured, the VA says. Information on their household 2017 income and dates they served in a combat area help speed up the process, the VA says.
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Family members or others with “power of attorney” for a veteran should bring the signed document with them.
Thursday also marks Vietnam Veterans Day, and former service members who were in the war will receive a special pin, the VA said.
Veterans unable to attend the outing may call outreach specialist Michael Schneider at 937-262-2159.