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American Legion invites Palo Alto, Calif., area veterans to discuss VA care

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The American Legion invites all Palo Alto, Calif., area veterans and their family members to a town hall meeting to discuss their VA care.

The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, at American Legion Post 564, 2120 Walsh Ave., Santa Clara, CA 95050.

The town hall is one of many such events that The American Legion will conduct around the United States this year. The American Legion hosts these events to hear feedback from veterans about the quality of health care they receive at their local VA facilities.

Staff from The American Legion National Headquarters office in Washington, D.C., and American Legion Department of California, as well as representatives from VA and members of the California congressional delegation, will be in attendance.

The American Legion is scheduled to hold the following System Worth Saving site visits in 2019:

March 11-13 Southeast Louisiana Health Care System, New Orleans

April 8-10 Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, Fayetteville, Ark.

May 20-22 Colmery O'Neil VA Medical Center, Topeka, Kan.

June 17-19 Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, Wilkes-Barrie, Pa.

July 22-24 Martinsburg VA Medical Center, Martinsburg, W. Va.

Aug. 5-7 VA Illiana Health Care System, Danville, Ill.

Sept. 23-25 Washington DC VA Medical Center

Oct. 22-24 Lexington VA Medical Center, Lexington, Ky.

Nov. 4-6 Salisbury VA Medical Center, Salisbury, N.C.

Dec. 2-4 Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System, Montgomery, Ala.

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