Veterans Assistance House Speaker Mike Turzai is urging veterans to take advantage of a very beneficial program. His district office in McCandless is hosting veterans’ outreach hours. Please check out the dates of outreach hours and select what best fits your schedule. Sept. 20, 2019 Oct. 18, 2019 Nov. 15, 2019 Dec. 20, 2019 Openings are available by appointment only. Please call Speaker Turzai’s office at 412-369-2230 to schedule an appointment. During these special hours, a veterans outreach specialist is available to meet with local veterans and assist them with issues they may be having accessing benefits and services from the U.S. Veterans Administration. Veterans are encouraged to apply for federal health care and state benefits by visiting their local county director of veterans affairs or area accredited service organizations. County directors can by found by clicking here. To get timely information about state benefits, programs and services, veterans are urged to sign up for DMVA’s Veterans Registry at www.register.dmva.gov. Veterans are a symbol of what makes our country great, and we must never forget all they have done to ensure our freedom.