July 18, 2011

Mangano Announces Nassau County "Veterans Stand Down" To Be Held On July 25th

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announces that a Veterans Stand Down will be held at the American Legion Post located at 160 Marvin Avenue in Hempstead at on Monday, July 25, 2011. The Stand Down is hosted by the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency.

Veterans will receive assistance with securing entitled benefits, job counseling and legal advice at the Stand Down. In addition, surplus military clothes and clothes donated from the community will be available to the veterans as well as showers, haircuts, medical screening and enrollment in the VA Health care system. Veterans will also receive breakfast and lunch.
Representatives from Nassau County government agencies will be participating, including the Departments of Social Services, Health, and Human Services. Private agencies will also be on hand to assist veterans, including The Salvation Army, the New York State Department of Labor, The Department of Veterans Affairs, New York State Division of Veterans Affairs and The Red Cross.

Any veteran who wishes to participate in Veterans Stand Down should bring with them a copy of their DD214, VA card, or any record they may have of their service.

When: Monday
July 25, 2011
Where: American Legion Post
160 Marvin Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550