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Veterans Affairs to Hold Benefits Meetings

March 18, 2008 – The Office of Veterans Affair will conduct meetings for veterans in the U.S. Virgin Islands to inform them of benefits they are entitled to, both federal and local. Widows, spouses and dependents of veterans are also encouraged to attend these meetings, according to a press release from the Office of Veterans Affairs.
Meeting for St. Croix veterans: 6:30 p.m., on Wednesday, March 2, at the American Legion Hall in Christiansted.
Information for disabled veterans:Permanent and disabled veterans have low incomes and are 65 years of age and older, may be eligible for monetary support if they have 90 days or more of active military service, at least one day of which was during a period of war.
For more information, contact the Office of Veterans Affairs at 773-6663 or 774-6100.

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