Veterans benefits

Muscogee County Veterans: Goodwill Host Panel on Veterans Benefits

COLUMBUS, Georgia (WRBL) – All Muscogee County veterans looking for help navigating VA benefits can attend an expert panel on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The panel of experts will include VA Benefits Advisor Melvin Tanner, VA Patient Advocate Harding Carr, the Columbus Vet Center and Goodwill Veteran Services Glen Challenger.

One-on-one assistance will be provided along with a discussion of frequently asked questions regarding VA benefits, disability, health care, and mental health.

President Glen Challenger explained in a press release the purpose of this event.

“As a veteran myself, I understand the difficulties of navigating VA benefits…Our goal through this event is to simplify and provide free guidance to veterans who may be struggling to understand and access to their VA benefits.”

Although this is a free event, due to COVID safety measures it will be limited to 40 attendees. All interested persons must register in advance and walk-ins are not accepted at the event.

To register for the event at the Midtown Career Center at 2601 Cross Country Drive, Building B, click here.