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Rep. John Barrow to hold office hours for veterans

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

U.S. Rep. John Barrow is trying to help veterans in the 12th Congressional District who are having trouble with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Barrow will hold special veterans' office hours next week at locations throughout the district. Barrow said his office is able to intervene on behalf of a veteran who is having trouble connecting with or getting benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Georgia Department of Veterans Services and several veterans' service organizations will be present to help veterans with claims.

"It's a disgrace that the VA has neglected so many of our veterans," Barrow said."While we work to rebuild the VA, we need to address the issues folks are facing right now. Sometimes a quick conversation can help resolve a veteran's problem, and sometimes more work is need. But we can help, and these special offices hours mean veterans will have access to their Congressman, the VA, and other organizations that can help."

The veteran's office hours are as follows:

Monday, June 30

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Coffee, Jeff Davis, Appling Counties

Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce

The Atrium Office Complex

114 North Peterson Avenue

Douglas, Ga.

Tuesday, July 1

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Bulloch, Evans, Screven, Effingham Counties

Georgia Southern University – City Campus

58 E Main Street

Statesboro, Ga.

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Burke, Jenkins, Emanuel Counties

Burke County Library

130 Highway 24 South

Waynesboro, Ga.

Thursday, July 3

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Richmond and Columbia Counties

American Legion Post 205

2102 Highland Avenue

Augusta, Ga.

Monday, July 7

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Laurens, Treutlen, Wheeler Counties

Middle Georgia State College

Conference Room – DUB107

1900 Bellevue Road

Dublin, Ga.

1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Toombs, Montgomery, Tattnall, Candler Counties

Congressman Barrow's Vidalia District Office

Vidalia Community Center

107 Old Airport Road

Vidalia, Ga.

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