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Online Webinar for Alaska’s Veterans

June 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Free Public Health Webinar

“Health, Disability and Education Benefits for Alaska’s Veterans”

Sponsored by: The Rural Veterans Health Access Program

Produced by: the Alaska AHEC (Area Health Education Centers)

Monday, June 19, 2017

Register online at bit.ly/AKveteranbenefits


The purpose of this webinar is to educate Alaska’s veterans and their caregivers about the benefits they earned through their honorable military service that are available through the State and Federal Government, and how to access those benefits. 



Verdie Bowen has served as the State Director of Veterans Affairs since 2009. A retired Airforce veteran, Verdie has a mastery of all benefits offered by the State of Alaska and Federal Government, with a keen knowledge of how to navigate these systems to receive the maximum benefits due.

Mercedes Angerman has worked in veterans education for more than 25 years. Serving as the States authority by directing the Alaska State Approving Agency within the State Office of Veterans Affairs, Mercedes assists veterans through all aspects of the educational process.

Primary audience: Veterans, Family members, Social Workers and other care providers


Social Work: (1.0) Contact hour being provided by the UAA School of Social Work 

For more information, contact Pat Sammartino at (907)786-6589 (plsammartino@alaska.edu)

Sponsored by the Rural Veterans Health Access Program, Rural and Community Health

Systems Section, Division of Public Health, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

Funded by the HRSA Office of Rural Health Policy

Grant # H3GRH26369-02-00


June 19
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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