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Disabled veterans group needs help with VA hospital shuttle service
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Disabled American Veterans driver Rick Chaffin, center, prepares to take veterans John Blackwell, left, and Charles DeLong to Decatur for their Veterans Affairs hospital appointments early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The DAV is having trouble replacing the current coordinator, who retires at the end of February, and may have to stop the longtime service for veterans. - photo by Scott Rogers
A longtime service for area veterans has a dire need of its own. The Disabled American Veterans’ Gainesville chapter is trying to find a volunteer to coordinate drivers who shuttle veterans to the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Decatur and back home.