Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) met with the Veterans Affairs Administration and local veterans service organizations in her St. Thomas office Monday.
According to a news release from Plaskett’s office, the meeting was held to discuss the VA’s study of the feasibility of establishing health clinics in remote and underserved areas.
The study will evaluate existing health care services in any area of the U.S. where a veteran must travel by air or sea to reach a full service VA health facility. Pertinent information gained from the study will provide a clear picture of the impediments our veterans face in accessing earned health care benefits.
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The event will feature world renowned South African electronic music maestro Hyenah, who is known for his elusive identity, top charting tracks on “Resident Advisor” and his performances at top clubs across the globe. Additionally, the event will showcase USVI’s own Cool Session Brass Band and UVI’s SHUT Down Band along with DJ Mike Swells of NYC and local fire dancers and drum circle.
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