Information Session on Veterans' Benefits

Frank Quadrino, Community Outreach Manager for the Veterans Administration (VA) New Jersey Health Care System, will present a program on veterans’ benefits. Mr. Quadrino will talk about: diagnostic, treatment, preventative, and other healthcare services available to eligible veterans enrolled for VA healthcare benefits; eligibility factors, including minimum duty requirements, theater of combat, and financial means; and local VA health centers and community-based outreach centers. Admission to the program is free and all are welcome. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Cranford Public Library.

Contact Information
  1. Cranford Public Library
  2. 9087097272
  3. library@cranfordnj.org
Fri, June 23
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/23/2017 2:00pm 06/23/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Information Session on Veterans' Benefits

Frank Quadrino, Community Outreach Manager for the Veterans Administration (VA) New Jersey Health Care System, will present a program on veterans’ benefits. Mr. Quadrino will talk about: diagnostic, treatment, preventative, and other healthcare services available to eligible veterans enrolled for VA healthcare benefits; eligibility factors, including minimum duty requirements, theater of ...

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To the editor:

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Dear Editor,

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