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Mobile service for veterans to tour southern Minnesota

A mobile service van from the Disabled American Veterans is offering free help during its upcoming tour. The mobile office staff can answer questions on everything from filing claims to addressing problems with medical care.
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A mobile service van from the Disabled American Veterans is offering free help during its upcoming tour. The mobile office staff can answer questions on everything from filing claims to addressing problems with medical care.

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