Services Available to Veterans (Aired on November 8 & 9, 2014)

Nelson Eddy Rivera

Nelson Eddy Rivera

Navy Veteran Nelson Eddy Rivera, now Director of the Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services, is interviewed about the many ways both man and women veterans in Dutchess Country (or other New York State Counties) can get help. Every country in the state has been mandated since 1946 to have veterans’ services available. These include help in filing disability claims or obtaining educational benefits. The division also helps surviving partners of veterans; among other ways, the division helps arrange funerals, which for honorably discharged members of the armed services will include at least three soldiers, who will fold a memorial flag and play taps on a bugle. One special benefit for veterans in Dutchess County is a discount card, honored at many stories around the county.

Learn more:
Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services
Discount Cards for Veterans
New York State Division of Veterans

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November 8, 2014 · Posted in Dutchess County, Education, Housing Assistance, Support Groups