Story by T. T. Parish on 09/05/2019The Roseburg VA Medical Center is planning to host a free Veterans Stand Down at its Roseburg campus, Sept. 25, 2019.
The opening ceremony for the Stand Down begins at 8:30 a.m. and free Veteran services will begin at 9 a.m. The event is scheduled inside the Building 16 Auditorium at the RVHCS campus, 913 N.W. Garden Valley Blvd. in Roseburg.
Free services for qualified Veterans include dental, vision and hearing exams; clothing; haircuts; flu shots; legal aid; Department of Defense surplus; Veteran benefits information; financial information; employment information; mental health information; veterinary services; and counseling services.
The annual event is designed to provide free services to disadvantaged Veterans. Veterans should bring valid identification and proof of Veteran status as some services require identification a VA ID, military ID or DD-214 will serve as proof of Veteran status and eligibility for service.
People wishing to volunteer or organizations wishing to provide services may contact Gail Kinsey or Kevin Wagner at 541-440-1000, Ext. 40301.
Point of contact for this release is Tim Parish, Public Affairs Officer, Roseburg VA Health Care System; firstname.lastname@example.org; 541-440-1000, Ext. 43026.