Veterans advocate visits Friday at American Legion Post 257


Cheryl A. Belisle, a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) public contact advocate, will be available to talk to Island veterans from 11 am to 5 pm on Friday, April 5, at the American Legion Post #257 at 47 Martin Road in Vineyard Haven.

Ms. Belisle, who is based in the Providence Regional Office, has been making trips to the Vineyard on a regular basis over the past several months to answer local veterans’ questions and provide them with information regarding claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA health care and benefits, survivor’s benefits, and home loans.

Dukes County Director of Veterans Services Jo Ann Murphy will also be available. For more information, contact her at 508-693-6887.