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New veterans service office in Coosa County celebrates forthcoming opening

GOODWATER, Ala. – On Thursday, May 26, the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a Veterans service office in Coosa County.

According to a press release, the new office is expected to officially open on Tuesday, May 31. This is the department’s 62nd county office statewide.

ADVA Commissioner Kent Davis and other department officials were joined by Goodwater Mayor Lonnie Caldwell to commemorate the new office’s opening.

“This is a great day for the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs and the Veterans in Coosa County,” said Commissioner Davis. “Our Veterans service offices are a great benefit to the Veterans community, and we cannot emphasize enough that Veterans and family members should stop by for assistance with any questions about benefits and services. We are continuously working to have a Veterans service office in all 67 counties and today we are one step closer.”

The service offices provide Veterans with free services, including counseling, hands-on assistance in submitting applications for VA compensation and pension claims, and assisting with all other state and federal Veterans benefits and services.

Located at 22132 Hwy. 9, the Coosa County office in Goodwater will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

You can contact the new Veterans service office by calling (256) 839-6301.

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