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On April 7th, 1-2 PM ET, VA and community experts will be here to answer your questions on benefits, claims, and peer-to-peer support services. Type your questions in now!

You can ask questions to the following people:
» SFC Annie Walker - Deputy Commissioner, VDVS
» SPC Ashley Moslak - Veterans Employment Services Manager, LVER
» Donna Williams - Benefits Director, VDVS
» 1SG Ken Alcorn - Coach, VA
» Jeanette Gilles - Director, America’s Warrior Partnership
» Melissa Comeau - Director, American Red Cross Military Veteran Caregiver Network
» Jay Gorman - Psychologist, VA
» SFC David Ringle - Veterans Service Representative, VAMC Richmond
» CSM Doreena Miles - Veterans Service Representative, VDVS
» Cpl Stacy Loyd - Enrollment Coordinator, VA
» Justin Monk - Director of Policy, Student Veterans of America
» SgtMaj Anthony Swann - Peer Services Director, Virginia Veteran & Family Support Program
» SFC (Join to see) - Veteran Peer Specialist, Virginia Veteran and Family Support
» MSG John Henry - Veteran Service Representative, VDVS
» Veronica Hedrick - Lead Medical Support Assistant, VA
» SSG Phillip Trezza - Director of Transition and Employment Programs, VDVS
» SSG Jason Noyce - Virginia Reserve and National Guard Transition Assistance Advisor
» Sarah Maddox -Piedmont Area Veterans Council
» Harold James - Chair, Loudoun County Community Veterans Engagement Board


The Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS):
The Virginia Department of Veterans Services connects Virginia's veterans and their families to federal and state benefits, support, quality care, and recognition they have earned through 34 Benefits offices, Virginia Veterans and Family Support, Veterans Education, Transition, & Employment, 2 Care Centers, 3 Cemeteries, and the Virginia War Memorial.

Loudoun County Community Veterans Engagement Board (LCCVEB):
The purpose of the LCCVEB is to promote a healthy and enriched lifestyle for Loudoun County veterans and their family members through community outreach and advocacy for Loudoun County veterans’ issues.

Jobs for Veterans State Grant (JVSG):
The Jobs for Veterans State Grants program provides federal funding, through a formula grant, to 54 State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) to hire dedicated staff to provide individualized career and training-related services to veterans and eligible persons with significant barriers to employment and to assist employers fill their workforce needs with job-seeking veterans.
More info: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/vets/programs/grants/state/jvsg

Student Veterans of America (SVA):
Student Veterans of America is a Chapter-based organization with about 1,500 locations on college campuses nationwide. We represent about 750,000 student veterans and work on personal and professional development, leadership training, and advocacy at the federal level.
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Responses: 73
Lt Col Charlie Brown
Thank you for the information. Question: how many vet centers do we have in Virginia and where are they located?
CW5 Michael Bartin
CW5 Michael Bartin
4 mo
I experienced that we have a nice office in Ashburn Virginia that remains unstaffed. Looks good on the outside, dark inside :(
SSG Phillip Trezza
SSG Phillip Trezza
4 mo
The Virginia Department of Veterans Services has over 30 Veteran Benefits Offices around the Commonwealth! Find the one nearest you here - https://www.dvs.virginia.gov/benefits
Melissa Comeau
Melissa Comeau
4 mo
HI! Lt Col Charlie Brown Great question about Vet Centers!
Lt Col Charlie Brown
Lt Col Charlie Brown
4 mo
MAJ Roland McDonald thank you for the response. I see my center is in Fairfax, VA
Lt Col Allen Hazlegrove
Are you up and running?
Andi Martinez
Andi Martinez
4 mo
Welcome to the event page! Please post your question here. The event is happening now.
SSG Phillip Trezza
SSG Phillip Trezza
4 mo
Are we up and running? Of course! WE LOVE THE DOUBLE TIME!
SSG Phillip Trezza
Did you know that the Virginia Department of Veterans Services has a program that may help pay for your dependents to go to school here in Virginia? Well it's true. The Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program (VMSDEP) provides education benefits to spouses and children of military service members killed, missing in action, taken prisoner, or who have been rated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as totally and permanently disabled or at least 90 percent permanently disabled as a result of military service.
https://www.dvs.virginia.gov/education-employment/virginia-military-survivors-and-dependents-education-program-2-2-2

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