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  1. PROPOSED BUDGET CUTS TO CAUSE CLOSURES AT COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICES
    May 20, 2015  -  New budget cuts proposed by the Alabama Legislature will have a significant impact on the services provided by the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA). The General Fund budget currently before the Legislature will reduce the ADVA budget by over nine percent. This action will lead to the closure of Veterans Service Offices (VSO) in Lamar, Pickens, and Greene Counties.
    May is Mental Health Awareness Month
    May 8, 2015  -  WASHINGTON – May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To commemorate the month, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is encouraging Veterans, along with their families and friends, to visit and view recovery journey stories on the website, MakeTheConnection.net.
    Mobile VA to host VA2K Walk and Roll to support homeless veterans, promote physical activity
    May 6, 2015  -  The Department of Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Mobile will host a two-session VA2K Walk and Roll event to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans with donated items on May 20.
    VA Vet Center Outreach Efforts Continues Through May
    Apr 29, 2015  -  Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center staff members across the region (Biloxi, Miss., Mobile, Ala., Pensacola, Okaloosa County, and Bay County, Fla.) along with their Mobile Vet Center outreach vehicle, will offer their free readjustment counseling services to interested Veterans and active duty throughout the region during the month of May.