'ROVER' Program to Reach Out to Veterans in Winnemucca, Lovelock

The Nevada Office of Veterans Services (NOVS) Veterans Outreach "ROVER" Program will travel through northern Nevada in July to share information about benefits and services available to United States veterans.

On Wednesday, July 10, the program will come to Winnemucca from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Winnemucca Armory (735 W. Fourth Street).

The program will also at the Pershing Community Center (820 6th Street) in Lovelock from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 11.

Veterans and family members can make an appointment to meet with a Veterans Service Officer to discuss their benefits; pre-scheduled appointments are encouraged. Walk-in appointments are welcome, but can only be seen as time permits.

To schedule an advanced appointment, please contact Pamela at (775) 688-1653, ext 6, or Barbara at (775) 321-4880. Veterans are advised to bring a copy of their DD-214 discharge document and/or current VA paperwork. If the claim involves their dependents, veterans should bring marriage and/or birth certificates as well as social security numbers of their dependents.

To access a complete schedule, please visit www. veterans.nv.gov/rover.html.

The ROVER Program is funded by donations to the Veterans Gift Account that is supported by the Nevada Veterans License Plate Program. With mission-focused employees, NOVS is responsible for the administration of two state Veterans Memorial Cemeteries, a state Veterans Home, and a state-wide Veterans Service Officer program.

NOVS is instrumental in connecting Nevada's veterans and their families with benefits and assistance from both the state and federal government. For more information, please call (866) 630-VETS or visit www.veterans.nv.gov.