Sandy Springs, GA – Rep. Lucy McBath (D-Marietta) hosted her fifth Town Hall meeting this evening at Lakeside High School in DeKalb County. The event focused on veterans' issues and McBath’s work to support America’s service members.

“I’m honored to fight for our veterans and their families in Washington,” said McBath. “American servicemen and women have sacrificed so much for this country, and we must do all we can to support them. This town hall was an opportunity for our community to come together and listen to our veterans, our friends, and our neighbors about the issues that affect them. I’m so appreciative of those who attended to raise important issues and I’m grateful for the opportunity to share some of the work we are doing on behalf of veterans, their families, and our community.”

Following the event, McBath was joined by representatives from local organizations including the Marietta Vet Center, the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program, the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse, the Travis Manion Foundation, the IUPAT Apprenticeship Program, and the Care and Counseling Center of Georgia, who spoke about the services and resources available to veterans in the metropolitan Atlanta region.

McBath’s office provides many services for veterans of Georgia’s Sixth District. Veterans should contact the office at (470) 773-6330 if they need help with any of the following:

  • Obtaining copies of military records (discharge, medical, etc)

  • Replacing lost or destroyed service medals, awards, or decorations earned while in service

  • Navigating health care services, including wait times at the VA

  • Applying for Supplemental Social Security Income or Medicare

  • Receiving education benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill, Post 9/11 GI Bill, and Reserve Educational Assistance Program

  • Obtaining dependent and survivor benefits

  • Navigating the VA home loan program

  • Receiving life insurance benefits

Residents of the Sixth District are encouraged to sign up for newsletter updates to hear about future town hall meetings and to follow their Congresswoman on Facebook and Twitter. McBath represents all or portions of Roswell, Johns Creek, Tucker, Alpharetta, Marietta, Milton, Mountain Park, Sandy Springs, Brookhaven, Chamblee, Doraville, and Dunwoody within DeKalb, Fulton, and Cobb counties.