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DAV official to assist with claims, appeals; Veterans should bring DD 214s.


The medical van owned by Veterans Hospice Homestead of Fitchburg has the following schedule this week:

Tuesday: Clinton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 523, 10 Allen St., Clinton, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Massachusetts Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 69 Grove St., Worcester, noon to 3 p.m.

{smallbox}Wednesday: Quinsigamond Village Community Center, 16 Greenwood St., Worcester, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

{smallbox}Friday: Rutland Community Center, 53 Glenwood Road, Rutland, from 10 to noon; Barre Common, Barre, from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call (978) 353-0234.

A nurse will conduct health screenings, including cholesterol and blood glucose levels blood glucose level,
n level of glu-cose in the bloodstream, normally about 70 to 115 mg/dL after fasting overnight. Higher levels may indicate diseases such as diabetes mellitus.
 and hypertension testing, and answer medical questions for veterans enrolled in the VA health care system.

North Central Detachment, Marine Corps League 1076 in Fitchburg has installed officers for 2009-10:

Charles Mills

For other people named Charles Mills, see Charles Mills (disambiguation).
Charles Mills is a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He earned his Ph.D.
, commandant; Paul Jornet, senior vice commander; Earle Stone, junior vice commander; Leonard Vilandry, judge advocate A legal adviser on the staff of a military command. A designated officer of the Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAGC) of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps. ; Bernard Heaney, paymaster; Orville Anttila, adjutant ADJUTANT. A military officer, attached to every battalion of a regiment. It is his duty to superintend, under his superiors, all matters relating to the ordinary routine of discipline in the regiment. ; George Fregeau, chaplain; and Chris Norton, sergeant at arms SERGEANT AT ARMS, An officer appointed by a legislative body, whose duties are to enforce the orders given by such bodies, generally under the warrant of its presiding officer. .


Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs will hold its first legislative field hearing at 10:30 a.m., Massachusetts Veterans Inc., 69 Grove St., Worcester. For more information, call (508) 791-0956, ext. 123.

Eastside American Legion American Legion, national association of male and female war veterans, founded (1919) in Paris. Membership is open to veterans of World Wars I and II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.  Post 201 will meet at 7 p.m. at the post, 326 Plantation St., Worcester. The executive board will meet at 6.

Ray Stone Post American Legion Post 238 will meet at 7 p.m. at post quarters, 2 School St., Shrewsbury.

Harold Keith American Legion Post 204 Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 at the post, 157 Hartwell St., West Boylston.


Central Massachusetts Chapter 22 Veterans of the Battle of Bulge will hold its spring luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m., at Indian Meadows Country Club, 275 Turnpike Road, Route 9, Westboro. For more information, call (508) 754-7183.

Worcester County Worcester County is the name of several counties in the United States of America:
  • Worcester County, Maryland
  • Worcester County, Massachusetts
 Chapter of Military Officers will have a special dinner, presenting an overview and mission of the U.S. Public Health Services health services Managed care The benefits covered under a health contract , at 5:30 p.m. at Indian Meadows Country Club, 275 Turnpike Road, Route 9, Westboro. All active duty, reserve and guard officers, and warrant officers and spouses, are welcome. For more information or reservations, call (508) 744-7451.

American Veterans
 Post 2577 will meet at 7 p.m. at 5 West St., Ware.

Oliver Ashton American Legion Post 343 will meet at 7:30 p.m. at 118 Church Ave., Northbridge.


A service officer from Disabled American Veterans The Disabled American Veterans, or DAV, is an organization for disabled veterans that helps them and their families through various means. It currently has over 1.2 million members.

The DAV was controversial during the 2006 election cycle.
 will assist veterans and dependents in filing claims and appeals to the Department of Veterans Affairs from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Quinsigamond Village Community Center, 16 Greenwood St., Worcester. When filing a claim, veterans must bring a copy of their Form DD 214 and supporting documentation concerning their claims.


Central Mass Yoga Institute is offering free yoga classes for combat veterans at 11 a.m. at the institute, 45 Sterling St., No. 28, West Boylston. All veterans are welcome; no advance registration is necessary.

South Works VFW See Video for Windows.  Post 3657 will meet at 6:30 p.m. at 1059 Millbury St., Worcester. The executive board will meet at 6 p.m.


Work Force Central Career Center will have a Veterans Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Auburn Lodge of Elks, 754 Southbridge St., Auburn. Open to the public. For more information, call Joe Bullan at (508) 799-8020.

George L. Thorng American Legion Post 404 will meet at 7 p.m. at South Barre Road, Barre, for bingo. Doors will open at 5:30. Proceeds will benefit the post.


Storm will perform live music for Marine Corps League Worcester Detachment 144 from 8 p.m. until closing at 181 Lake Ave., Worcester.

Webster-Dudley American Legion Auxiliary The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) is a U.S.-headquartered patriotic service organization for women interested in voluntary service. It is a non-profit organization, affiliated with The American Legion (a veterans' service organization).  Post 184 will hold a meat raffle at 2 p.m. at the post, Houghton Street, Webster.


Massachusetts Veterans Inc. will hold its 12th annual Best Ball Golf Classic at 8 a.m. May 6 at Heritage Country Club, 85 Sampson Road, Charlton. The cost is $125 per golfer. The deadline for registration is April 22. For more information, call (508) 791-0956, ext. 123.

The third annual Pfc. Brian Moquin Memorial Motorcycle Run and Benefit will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 16 at Kas Bar, 234 Southwest Cutoff (Route 20), Worcester. Registration starts at 9 a.m. The motorcycle ride leaves at 11 a.m., returning about 1 p.m. There will be live music by Big Gunz, food, drinks, T-shirts, raffles and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the PFC Brian Moquin Scholarship Fund and Massachusetts Veterans Inc. For more information or to buy tickets, call (508) 755-0817.

The 82nd annual United States Marine Corps United States Marine Corps (USMC)

Separate military service within the U.S. Department of the Navy (see U.S. Navy), charged with providing marine troops for seizure and defense of advanced bases and with conducting operations on land and in the air in connection with
 dinner will be held at 5:45 p.m. May 16 at the College of the Holy Cross The College of the Holy Cross is an exclusively undergraduate Roman Catholic liberal arts college located in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Holy Cross is the oldest Roman Catholic college in New England and one of the oldest in the United States. , Hogan Campus Center, 1 College St., Worcester. The cost of the dinner, which honors the Marine Corps, is $35 per ticket. For more information, call (508) 713-3362.

Auburn American Legion Post 279's seventh annual golf tournament will be at 7:30 a.m. May 16 at the Heritage Country Club, 85 Sampson Road, Charlton. For more information, call (508) 832-2701.

The Veterans Notes column is compiled each week by Sarah E. Sierra of the Telegram & Gazette staff. To submit news items, send e-mail to or call the T&G city desk at (508) 793-9245.
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