SERVICE OFFICERS ON THE ROAD
A new feature has been added to this website. Each month, service officers from the 15 West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance field offices meet with veterans in other cities and towns throughout the Mountain State.
The regular days and times of these itinerant visits are listed in the News & Calendar section under the title: Schedule for Field Offices.
Locations for these once- or twice-monthly itinerant days are: Buckhannon, Clay, Cameron, Chester, Cowen, Elizabeth, Fairmont, Follensbee, Fort Ashby, Franklin, Gilbert, Glenville, Grafton, Grantsville, Hamlin, Harrisville, Hinton, Hurricane, Keyser, Madison, Mason, Marlinton, Masontown, Moundsville, New Cumberland, New Martinsville, Parsons, Petersburg, Phillipi, Point Pleasant, Richwood, Ripley, Romney, St. Marys, Sistersville, Sutton, Webster Springs, Weston, Weirton, Wellsburg and Williamson.
KANAWHA VETERANS DRUG COURT
Kanawha County this week held an opening ceremony for a new veterans track program within its drug court. The program will offer specific treatment options to qualified veterans who are appearing before the court.
See a more detailed story in the NEWS & CALENDAR section of this web site.
VIETNAM VETS SUBJECT OF SHOW
Vietnam veterans are the subject of the most recent Serving Those Who Served broadcast, which can be found on the West Virginia Library Commission's website. West Virginia Department of Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary Billy Wayne Bailey, the program's host, talks with Vietnam Veterans of America state President David Simmons.
Bailey and Simmons discuss challenges that veterans face. The show also features a clip of the recent Vietnam Veterans Recognition Ceremony held at the West Virginia Capitol.
The show can be viewed by clicking this link: Vietnam Veterans Face Challenges