Military News

Macon VA Center holding events in Eatonton and Perry

The Macon Vet Center is holding outreach events in Eatonton and Perry this week.

The Eatonton event is at Wal-Mart at 201 Wal-Mart Drive from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., according to a news release.

The Perry event will last from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Perry VA Clinic at 2370 South Houston Lake Road.

Veterans, their families and any other interested people are invited to get information about VA services. Staff will be on hand to answer any questions and connect veterans with available resources.

The Macon Vet Center’s Mobile Vet Center, a customized vehicle resembling a recreational vehicle, will be at both events to provide counseling space. Counseling will be available for post-traumatic stress issues, military sexual trauma, marriage and family counseling, information about VA benefits and more. Veterans are encouraged to bring a copy of their discharge papers to help determine eligibility for services.

For more information about the events or about the Macon Vet Center call 478-477-3813. The Macon Vet Center is located at 750 Riverside Drive.