Veterans assistance in Albany, Carbon and Laramie counties

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Cheyenne, WY (KGWN) - A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout March.

Vicki Richards is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal veterans' benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs claims, or VA healthcare. Richards can also help veterans and their families apply for benefits, file claims or request healthcare.

Her office is located at the Joint Forces Readiness Center, 5800 Central Ave., in Cheyenne. Richards identified specific dates for "walk-in" outreach.

*Cheyenne - March 4, at the Joint Forces Readiness Center, 5800 Central Ave., from 1 - 4 p.m. and March 14, 18 and 25 from 9 a.m. - noon.; March 31, at the Cheyenne Depot Plaza, 121 W. 15th St., from 6 p.m. - 8p.m.

*Rawlins - March 12 and 26, at the Rawlins VA Clinic, 1809 E. Daley St., from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

*Laramie - March 5 and 17, at the Laramie VA Clinic, 112 S. 5th St., from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; March 6 and 20, at the University of Wyoming, 1000 . University Ave., Knight Hall, Rm. 243, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

*Saratoga - March 11, at the Community Center, 210 W. Elm St., from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. and March 27, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

During periods of inclement weather, please check with the staff at the outreach locations to ensure the veterans service officer will be available.

Please contact her at 307-214-2112 for more information, or to schedule an appointment at any of the above locations.