Jackson County helps veterans get benefits they earned

Office helps secure $103 million in benefits


By Vickie Aldous

While serving on board an aircraft carrier during World War II, Ernie Gallo survived 17 battle engagements against Japanese forces and a typhoon with 140 mph winds and 70-foot waves.

The battles left him with burst eardrums.

“There was a war on. We were shooting at the enemy and they were shooting at us,” Gallo recalled.

Gallo, now 95 and a Medford resident, received help from the Jackson County Veteran Services Office and the Department of Veterans Affairs to get hearing aids — expensive devices not covered by Medicare.

Read the Full Article at www.dailytidings.com >>>>

It's only fair to share...Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on TumblrEmail this to someone

Related Posts

Comments Closed

All content herein is owned by author exclusively. Expressed opinions are not necessarily the views of VT Jobs, VT Jobs, authors, affiliates, advertisers, sponsors, partners, technicians or Veterans Today Network and its assigns. In addition, all images within this post are the full responsibility of the author and NOT Veterans Today Network. Notices

Posted by on 9:01 am, With 0 Reads, Filed under General News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.



You must be logged in to post a comment Login

From Veterans Today Network