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Funding approved for Veteran Service Officer

WALLA WALLA —– In July 2022, Walla Walla County was selected by the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to receive a rural county veteran service officer grant. The County Veteran Service Officer (VSO) will assist veterans, and family members with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs claims. The claims include VA disability compensation, survivors’ pension, and other benefits.

The VSO can help with healthcare, housing, education, and discharge upgrades for veterans to improve their quality of life and access to benefits and healthcare.

The funding will continue through June 2023, and...


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