When:
July 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
2019-07-24T11:00:00-06:00
2019-07-24T13:00:00-06:00
Where:
New Mexico Veterans Memorial
1100 Louisiana Blvd SE Albuquerque
NM
Cost:
Free

Albuquerque VA Regional Office and Raymond G. Murphy VAMC host VA Open House, VA Claims Assistance Event

 

NM Veterans Memorial

1100 Louisiana Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

 

Albuquerque, NM—The Albuquerque Regional Office and Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center will host a VA Open House and claims assistance event at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial located at 1100 Louisiana Blvd. SE Albuquerque, NM, on Wednesday, July 24, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The free event includes a Veteran forum with, on-site enrollment for VA healthcare, information on VA services, and on-site claims assistance from the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) and Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

 

VA Leadership will be available to discuss Veterans Benefits Administration services including appeals modernization, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment services provided for Veterans at the Albuquerque Regional Office.  An update on “Blue Water” Vietnam Veterans is also on the agenda.  The VBA/VHA staff will be available to help attendees with VA claims questions, health care related eligibility and enrollment questions.

 

Veterans Service Organization partners are invited to build partnerships to grow the number of individuals and organizations serving Veterans in the area.  The Albuquerque Regional Office is renewing its commitment to Veterans by inviting the community to visit and explore opportunities to serve Veterans during this event. “We are fortunate to have many community partners collaborating with VA to help care for our Veterans.  As a commitment to honoring America’s Veterans, we are asking people to get involved in services to our Veterans,” said Sammie Quillin, Director of the Albuquerque Regional Office.

 

The event will also serve to host congressional members and staffs to provide education on the VA benefits available.