Veterans Stand Down is a hand up, not a hand out

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Veterans Stand Down is a hand up, not a hand out

For more information

The La Plata County Veterans Service Office provides information and assis­tance to veterans and their families. For more information, visit the county website at and type “veterans services” in the search window. The Veterans Service Office and the Durango VA Clinic are located at 1970 East Third Ave. The office phone number is 759-0117. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except holidays. Appointments are encouraged. To schedule an appoint­ment, call 382-6150. For clinic appointments, call 247-2214.
Help for vetsThe Veterans Crisis Line offers free, confidential support to veterans, family and friends. Call (800) 273-8255 and press 1. You also can text professional responders at 838255 or chat online at
Health care van serviceDisabled American Veterans is running a VA health-care van from Durango to Albuquerque on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and from Farmington to Albuquerque on Mondays and Wednesdays. If you want to use the DAV transportation network, contact DAV coordinators at:
Durango area: 442-0149Cortez area: (970) 676-1116Farmington/Aztec: (505) 793-1782

If you go

The Four Corners Veterans Stand Down will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6. at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall in Durango.

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