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Do You Need Help With V.A.
Maurice (Moe) Collin, a disabled Vietnam Vet himself, has been assisting vets with claims of all kinds with the VA since 1969. Moe worked for the Disabled American Veterans, the State of CT Dept. of Veterans Affairs and the Rocky Hill Vets Center.
Moe is offering his services at Veterans Base Camp in Chaplin every other Wednesday from 10 to 4 to answer any questions you may have and help guide you through the red tape of the VA System. Call Cindy (860)786-7163 to make an appointment!”
Links To The Latest News On:
CT Legislative Committee on Veterans Affairs:
Senate Veterans Affairs:
House Veterans Affairs:
Keep up to date on the latest legislation and news. If you know of other good sites for news that affects veterans or first responders, please don't hesitate to contact us and share!
Food Pantry News
Change in Food Pantry Hours
Starting 7 November 2021
Starting November 7'th, Wednesday's new hours will be:
Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
First and Third Sunday's hours are: 12:00a.m. -2:00 p.m.
Hear Lexi Smardon 's interview on WILI about her upcoming 5K at Veterans Base Camp on Sunday, 10/24/21. Sign-up starts at 8:30 a.m. The race starts at 9:30 a.m. and benefits Veterans Base Camp and seeks to raise awareness about veteran suicide, how to recognize signs of depression/PTSD, and steps to take on how to prevent it.
There will be vendors, a tag sale and booths with information on suicide awareness. The Vet Center Mobile Unit van will also be on site to see. Come join us! You can register for the race at:
or register the day of the event at Veterans Base Camp -
though cash or check only as we do not have a card reader!