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Mobile office to help vets in south central Minnesota

The Disabled American Vets mobile office is making stops around south-central Minnesota this week to help veterans with information about benefits and services.

The Mankato Free Press says the office travels around the country to make it easier for vets to get help.

The schedule for the week:

  • Today: Mankato: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Nichols Office Center, 410 E. Jackson St.;
  • Tuesday: Blue Earth: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Faribault County Office Building, 412 N. Nicollet St.;
  • Wednesday: St. James: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign War Post, 4 S. Seventh St.;
  • Thursday: New Ulm: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at New Ulm Chapter 14, 1522 S. Valley St.;
  • Friday: Gaylord: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sibley County Service Center, 111 Eighth St.

Jon Retzer, a DAV National Service Office supervisor for Minnesota, told the paper that the office can help veterans with all kinds of issues, from filing claims for benefits and pension assistance to problems with VA medical centers. “People can ask questions about anything and everything.”

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