Veterans assistance available

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout April.
Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal veterans’ benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs claims, or VA healthcare. Yeager can also help veterans and their families apply for benefits, file claims or request healthcare.
His office is staffed in Gillette, at 551 Running W. Drive, Suite 100, and he will also be available at the following locations:
• Sundance – April 7, at the Crook County Courthouse, 309 E. Cleveland St., from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
• Newcastle – April 2, 9, 16 and 29, at the Department of Workforce Services, 22922 Hwy 85, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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During periods of inclement weather, please check with the staff at the outreach locations to ensure the veterans service officer will be available.
Yeager, a former U.S. Marine, is available to meet with veterans and their families from Campbell, Crook and Weston counties in addition to the scheduled outreach. Please contact him at 307-696-5048 for more information, or to schedule an appointment.

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