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January 24, 2014

VA compensation seminar planned

NEW CASTLE — A seminar about compensation benefits for veterans will be offered Feb. 7.

The session will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the commissioners meeting room at the county courthouse.

Service-connected compensation and secondary conditions, and survivors benefits and compensation will be discussed.

Eligible to file for benefits are veterans with diseases or injuries related to their military service or surviving spouses whose military husbands/wives died from service-related injuries or disease.

Applicable diseases include any diseases caused by Agent Orange.

The Lawrence County veterans affairs office is sponsoring the program and more information is available by contacting office at (724) 656-2180.

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