Veterans encouraged to apply for benefits, voice concerns at VA town hall

Sarah Giddings

Representatives from the Veteran’s Administration Hospital network were in Florence June 13 for a town hall style meeting. Brad Nelson, Public Affairs Officer from the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain led the meeting and gave an overview of services and programs available to area veterans.

Emphasized foremost among services were mental health care and suicide prevention and services for female veterans.

For the full story see this week’s issue of The Florence Mining News.