Veterans Affairs monthly columns

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The most recent posts appear below.

Jim Alton’s Veterans Affairs Jan. 2017 Column: Ensuring accurate discharge ratings, suicide prevention hotline info

Posted on January 1st, 2017
Advocacy group calls on Obama to pardon some post-9/11 vets The veteran service organization Vietnam Veterans of… Read More

Jim Alton’s December VA column: Be cautious of charities; funeral benefits for veterans updated

Posted on December 19th, 2016
 Web editor’s note: Emmet County Veterans Affairs Director writes a monthly column about issues affectingRead More

VA: How to help with care packages for active service members

Posted on November 18th, 2016
The Emmet County Veterans Affairs Department helps to coordinate care packages for service members in the U.S. military… Read More

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