VFW Hosts New #ExploreVA Live Chat on Facebook
Ask questions directly with VA education and employment benefits experts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 3, 2017) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is once again teaming up with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for a Facebook chat, this time to provide veterans and their family members with a better understanding of VA’s education and employment benefits. The #ExploreVA Facebook chat will take place Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. EST on the VFW’s Facebook page.
VA subject matter experts will be on-hand during the live chat to provide answers and resources in response to participants’ questions regarding the VA’s many education and employment benefits. The event is open to all service members, veterans and their families and supporters, but participants must have a Facebook account in order to ask questions. Questions can be posted in the comments section of the VFW’s post once the chat has commenced.
This event is part of an online event series entitled, #ExploreVA: From Service to Success, to showcase how veterans and their families are using VA benefits to earn degrees, start careers, buy homes, and stay healthy, among many other everyday life and transition topics. For more information and to receive email reminders about upcoming events, visit: Explore.VA.gov/events.
To learn more about the benefits and services that VA provides, visit explore.va.gov, to access basic information, get connected to helpful resources, and learn how and where to apply for VA benefits. Take the Benefits Navigator quiz to learn what VA benefits you should explore.
ABOUT THE VFW: The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is the nation’s largest and oldest major war veterans organization. Founded in 1899 and chartered by Congress in 1936, the VFW is comprised entirely of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, Guard and Reserve forces. With nearly 1.7 million VFW and Auxiliary members located in more than 6,500 Posts worldwide, the nonprofit veterans service organization is proud to proclaim “NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS” than the VFW, which is dedicated to veterans’ service, legislative advocacy, and military and community service programs. For more information or to join, visit our website at www.vfw.org.