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August 28, 2013

Volunteers assist 125 veterans file VA benefit claims

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NORMAN —

For those who need food items, Sid Smith has food boxes prepared each Thursday.

We have three transportation vans that are used to transport veterans to their VA appointments. One of these is equipped with a wheelchair lift for veterans who need this service.

The driver who has been with us the longest is Clayton Lee of Dibble. I asked him if he would transport veterans to their appointments in the 2008 Chevrolet van when we first started this service. Needless to say, he is still on the job and has transported hundreds of veterans to their appointments safely. He can be reached at 684-8860. 

Our other drivers are Howard Martin, of Norman, and he drives the wheelchair accessible van and can be reached at 227-3239; Robert Root, of Norman, can be reached at 919-3008; Howard Robertson lives in Moore and can be reached at 205-4895.

For all of your questions and assistance about veterans’ benefits, we are at the Goldsby Community Center each Thursday. The doors open at 7 a.m., and sign-in sheets are available at 5:30 a.m.

Take time to visit veteranscorner.org.

For questions on widows’ benefits, call Shirley at 361-9322. You also may send donations to Veterans Corner, P.O. Box 704, Washington, OK 73093.

You can call me at 550-8806 or email kdgraham@windstream.net.

Semper Fi.

Dale K. Graham is service officer of VFW Post 4890.

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