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Hurricane Dennis News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2005
Contact:  FDVA Press Office (727)518-3202, Ext 508

Department of Veterans Affairs Hurricane Dennis Disaster Relief

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs (FDVA) is responding to the needs of veterans and other hurricane victims impacted by Hurricane Dennis.

"Our priority is serving veterans affected by Hurricane Dennis and assisting staff at the Disaster Recovery Centers as necessary to meet the needs of the hurricane victims," said Rocky McPherson, Executive Director of the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs.

"Veterans' Claims Examiners from across the State of Florida are present at each Disaster Recovery Center from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. to meet the needs of veterans," said Barbara Harker, Director of Benefits and Assistance. Our people assist in filing claims for VA compensation and pension benefits and answer any questions regarding VA healthcare and state benefits.

Disaster Recovery Centers are located at 33 Brent Lane in Pensacola (VCE: Fred Laurente); 6001 A Industrial Blvd. in Century (VCE: Bill Peeler); 5259 Booker Lane in Jay (VCE: Bob Frank); ; 5841 Gulf Breeze Pkwy in Gulf Breeze (VCE: Sally Ferlund); and 6491 Caroline St. (Hwy 90) in Milton (VCE: John Ulm). The Milton DRC opens on Friday, July 15, 2005.

For more information on the Hurricane Dennis disaster relief effort, please visit www.myflorida.com.

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