A Veteran of the Armed Forces Open House will provide veterans with information and assistance. Will Ackerman is the Public Affairs Officer with the VA Nebraska – Western Iowa Health Care System and says they are partnering with the Nebraska and Iowa Departments of veteran service agencies and holding the open house this Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd at the Neola, Iowa Community Center.
Ackerman says their goal is to increase awareness about VA and other benefits and services available to veterans and to assist them with the application. On Friday the open house is from 11am to 7 pm. On Saturday it will be held from 9 am to 1 pm.
The open house is targeted toward veterans who live in the counties of Audubon, Adams, Cass, Crawford, Fremont, Harrison, Ida, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie and Shelby in Iowa and Burt, Cass, Douglas, Otoe, Sarpy and Washington Counties in Nebraska.