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NJ Veterans Benefits Workshop at Brookdale Sept. 28

County and college reps will meet with local vets to inform them of services on Brookdale's Lincroft campus.

Brookdale Community College will host a Veterans Workshop at the Lincroft main campus, 765 Newman Springs Road, on September 28. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the ATEC building rooms 223 & 224. Parking is closest in lots 4 and 6.

 Organizing the event is Jerry Russell, a Brookdale operations administer and himself a U.S. Army retiree. “A variety of services will be shared,” he said.

 The Monmouth County Veterans Service Team and Brookdale Community College Health Center are coordinating to offer information on NJ Veterans benefits, Veterans administration benefits eligibility, resume review, education benefits, VOW and VRAP programs.

The Department of Veterans Affairs will be on hand to perform blood pressure screening, offer flu shots and light medical screening and register veterans for VA medical benefits.

 For more information, contact Jerry Russell at 732-224-2068 or e-mail to   jrussell@brookdalecc.edu. Information is also available from the Brookdale Community College Student Health Center Nurse, Gwendolyn Evens at 732-224-2395 or e-mail to gevens@brookdalecc.edu.

 A registration form is available from Victor Alvarado at 732-775-1566 or, e-mail to victor.alvarado@dol.state.nj.us.

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BettyAnn September 28, 2012 at 03:40 PM
I hope these people explain all of the changes that can potentially happen if the Ryan plan goes into effect. These poor Veterans do not understand how terrible it is.
John Jay September 28, 2012 at 03:59 PM
BettyAnn -- Can you put some facts behind your Obama 2012 talking points email you just cut and pasted here?

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