The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be making stops South Central Minnesota communities this week.
The fully functioning mobile office travels around the country to make it easier for vets to get help with available benefits and services. The schedule for the week:
9/19/2011: Mankato: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Nichols Office Center, 410 E. Jackson St.;
- 9/20/2011: Blue Earth: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Faribault County Office Building, 412 N. Nicollet St.;
- 9/21/2011: St. James: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign War Post, 4 S. Seventh St.;
- 9/22/2011: New Ulm: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at New Ulm Chapter 14, 1522 S. Valley St.;
- 9/23/2011: Gaylord: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sibley County Service Center, 111 Eighth St.
Jon Retzer, a DAV National Service Office supervisor for Minnesota, told the Mankato Free Press that the office can help veterans with all kinds of issues, from filing claims for benefits and pension assistance to problems with VA medical centers. "People can ask questions about anything and everything."