On Thursday, Nov. 14, from 6-8 p.m., the Robert W. Entenmann Veterans Law Clinic at Hofstra Law is offering a program for veterans to learn about their rights to VA benefits. The program will take place in the Sidney and Walter Siben Moot Courtroom (room 308) at Hofstra Law School, 121 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549.
This “Know Your Rights” training for veterans will discuss different benefits that veterans are eligible for through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, including disability compensation, non-service-connected pensions, and survivor and dependent compensation (DIC).
The training will cover eligibility for these benefits, as well as provide information on how to apply.
It will also explain how to apply for a discharge upgrade through the different branches of the military in order to become eligible for VA benefits.