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How veterans can learn more about benefits, start VA claims
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American Legion Post 7 in Gainesville will celebrate the national organization's 100-year anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 17. The post is looking to memorialize local soldiers who died in action from the Gulf War to present day, by placing their names on the traveling wall, which is based in Buford. They also plan to honor the mothers of those fallen soldiers and the past commanders of the post. - photo by Austin Steele

Military veterans can learn more about benefits and services in an event set for Saturday, Sept. 25.

Veterans will be able to start and follow up on Veterans Affairs claims, get COVID-19 vaccinations and get other services. Veterans must have discharge papers to start a claim.

The event, American Legion VA Benefits Jamboree, is scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Paul E. Bolding American Legion Post 7 at 2343 Riverside Drive, Gainesville .

For more information, contact Johnny Varner at johnnywvarnerjr@gmail.com or 470-577-3617.

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