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Local Events and Happenings

Atlanta Regional Office Veteran Town Hall

Date & Time: Saturday, February 25, 2017 | 9 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Atlanta VA Medical Center, Ground Floor, Pete Wheeler Auditorium, 1670 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033.

Join us and the Atlanta VA Medical Center for a joint Veteran town hall meeting where we will share information, listen to your feedback, and answer questions on VA disability compensation benefits, pension benefits, life insurance benefits, home loan benefits, education benefits, vocational rehabilitation and employment benefits, and health programs.

RSVP: Seating is limited to the first 100 Veterans. Please RVSP at VHAATGVeteranTownHall@va.gov or call 404.321.6111 x5385/6968/4068.

Parking: Enter through the south entrance of the auditorium and park on Deck E.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors.

Inside Veterans Benefits

Terry LabarFirst Steps in 33 Years

US Marine Veteran Terry Labar was paralyzed in 1984. McGuire VA Medical Center fitted Labar with an exoskeleton that enabled him to stand. Soon he will live his life outside the confines of a wheelchair.

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Camp Lenjeune gateCamp Lejeune Update

VA's rule that establishes a presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune takes effect on 3/15.

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BLS sealVeteran Unemployment Rate

In February 2017, the unemployment rate for all Veterans decreased from 4.5% to 3.9%. The national unemployment rate decreased slightly from 4.8% to 4.7%

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Defense Finance and Accounting Service News ReleaseRetiree and Annuitant Address Change

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service announces new addresses for Military retirees and annuitants correspondence, effective May 1, 2017.

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VA's 5-millionth Claim Processing Data ImageVA's Faster Claim Process

In February, we processed our 5-millionth claim using the Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS). Today, we process nearly 100 percent of disability compensation claims through VBMS.

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Office Information

Atlanta Regional Benefits Office

1700 Clairmont Road
Decatur, GA 30033
Monday–Friday, 8am–4pm

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