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Veterans outeach headed to Arizona

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National staff is teaming up with Department of Arizona Legionnaires for veterans outreach and revitalization efforts in the Tucson and Phoenix areas later this week. Veterans in both areas are invited to get information about American Legion programs, and Department of Veterans Affairs and other veterans benefits.

The outreach efforts will take place at two locations:

• 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 1-3. John P. Burns American Legion Post 36, 5845 E. 22nd St. Tucson.

• 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 4-6, Luke-Greenway American Legion Post 1. 364 No. 7th Ave., Phoenix.

A veterans service officer will be available from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. all three days at both locations to assist with VA claims and other benefits questions.

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