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Veteran stand down serves those who served


November 8, 2016

Photos by Sarah Brown CHARLES LUKE KRAMER talks to Kimberly Hermann about his Social Security. He learned he has back pay owed to him from 2012.

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Community Services Consortium hosted its second annual Mid Valley Stand Down for Homeless Veterans at the River Center in Lebanon on Nov. 3.

This year 76 veterans came to the event to obtain information and free services, and to fellowship with other veterans.

In all, 40 businesses, organizations and individuals were on hand to help veterans get all the help they may need in one central location, said Scott McKee, veteran eligibility clerk at CSC.

Some veterans got free haircuts, dental services and hot showers while others got assistance with housing, health care and b...

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