Veterans and their families and survivors in Maryland are invited to participate in a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) town hall discussion to hear the latest on VA non-medical benefit programs and provide their own feedback on benefits and services provided by VA.

The VA’s Baltimore Regional Office is inviting public participation, 12 noon, Dec. 20 at the Fallon Federal Building, 31 Hopkins Plaza, Ground Floor, Baltimore, Md. The meeting is open to all members of the public, including Congressional stakeholders, Veterans Service Organizations, state and local governmental and non-governmental organizations, and other community partners.

The town hall is one of many being held around the country each quarter. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald announced the creation of town hall meetings to improve communications with and hear directly from Veterans nationwide as an important step toward improving the delivery of benefits and services and rebuilding trust among all those VA serves.

VA representatives will also be available to assist Veterans enroll in eBenefits,, the VA and Department of Defense online web portal with over 55 self-service options that allow users to learn about VA benefits and file claims online.