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Date:
October 21, 2017
Time:
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Address:
1 Fanatical Place
The Factory at Rackspace

San Antonio, TX 78218
Contact:
210-335-6775
Cost:
Free

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3rd Annual Bexar County VETSERV

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Bexar County Veterans Services, in partnership with federal, state and local Veterans Service agencies, is hosting VETSERV, an event designed to provide direct, one-on-one assistance to Bexar County Veterans, eligible dependents and survivors. This event will be a "One-Stop-Shop" for federal, state and local benefits that our Veterans have earned through service to our country!

Bexar County Veterans Services, in partnership with federal, state and local Veterans Service agencies, is hosting VETSERV, an event designed to provide direct, one-on-one assistance to Bexar County Veterans, eligible dependents and survivors. This event will be a "One-Stop-Shop" for federal, state and local benefits that our Veterans have earned through service to our country!

Specific services include, but are not limited to:
  • Apply for VA Disability Compensation, Check Status of a Claim or File an Appeal
  • Apply for Veterans and Survivors Pension
  • Education Benefits
  • Enroll in VA Healthcare
  • Employment Services, including resume reviews, the creation of a professional LinkedIn account, and FREE professional profile photo! (DRESS PROFESSIONALLY if you want this!)
  • Housing and VA Home Loan
  • VA Burial Pre-Need Determinations
  • Legal Assistance / Ask-a-Lawyer
  • Order Military Records
  • Local Resources
  • And more!!
Frequently Asked Questions

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Please bring a government issued ID and your DD214. If you don't have your DD214, we can order one for you!

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Rackspace is accessible by private vehicle and VIA Bus line 505.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact Bexar County Veterans Services by email at [email protected] or by phone at 210-335-6775.

What should I bring to the event?
For VA Disability Claims:
If you are filing for the first time, make sure you bring the following items/information with you.
  1. If recently released from active duty a copy of your Service Treatment Records.
  2. If you are seeing a civilian doctor bring the name, mailing address, phone number, and fax number of the doctor. Also need the time frame and condition(s) that you were treated by that doctor.
  3. If married, need the name of the spouse, date of birth, SSN, date and place of marriage.
  4. If either party is divorced need name of the previous spouse, date and place of previous marriage, date and place of divorce or death.
  5. If children, need names, birth date, place of birth and SSN.
  6. Direct deposit information, account number, name of institution, and routing number.
  7. Copy 4 of your DD214.
If requesting an increase in service connected disability or adding a new condition:
  1. Medical diagnosis of new condition.
  2. Name and location of medical facility/doctor who diagnosed/treated the condition.
  3. If you are trying to increase a percentage, need the last rating decision from the VA.
  4. If appealing a decision, need the VA decision letter.
If interested in Employment Services, bring your resume and dress professionally!

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