Standdown to help veterans with services


WALLA WALLA — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 466, Echo Company 181 BSB, will present the Tri-State Veterans Standdown for all military veterans with a special invitation for homeless veterans.

Breakfast and lunch will be served during the event, which will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at the National Guard Armory, 113 S. Colville St.

Services include eye and dental exams, haircuts, showers, hygiene products, veterans benefits officers, PTSD counseling, employment services and obtaining discharge papers.

For more details or transportation in Walla Walla, contact Don Schack at 525-5723 or Roxanne Hinkle, 509-701-0299; in La Grande/Baker veterans representative, 541-963-7111; in Milton-Freewater-Hermiston-Pendleton, Bob Dedlow or Anthony Durant, 541-564-5688; or in Waitsburg, Ivan Keve, 509-337-6546.

Those with copies of their military paperwork are asked to bring them.


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