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Jim Kelly, a member of Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 walks into the post before the start of the town hall meeting on Monday, March 5, 2018.
Jim Kelly, a member of Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 walks into the post before the start of the town hall meeting on Monday, March 5, 2018.
Patrick H. Burch, Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 adjutant, exits his office before the start of the town hall at on Monday, March 5, 2018.
Patrick H. Burch, Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 adjutant, exits his office before the start of the town hall at on Monday, March 5, 2018.
Bernie Rogoff, a patient advocate at the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System shares his experiences during the town hall, held at Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 on Monday, March 5, 2018.
Bernie Rogoff, a patient advocate at the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System shares his experiences during the town hall, held at Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 on Monday, March 5, 2018.
"Five or six years ago I was basically blind," said Dan Szelkowski, a Post 1 dual American Legion and Sons of The American Legion member. "I have vision because of the VA," he said, referencing an operation to take care of his cataracts.
Sallie Houser-Hanfelder, Director of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, responds to a question about staffing during the town hall meeting at Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 in Denver, Colo., on Monday, March 5, 2018.
Sallie Houser-Hanfelder, Director of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, responds to a question about staffing during the town hall meeting at Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 in Denver, Colo., on Monday, March 5, 2018.
Navy veteran Nick Ramono of Post 178 in Lakewood, Colo., shares his experience with alternative PTSD treatment after originally being perscribed medication.
Navy veteran Nick Ramono of Post 178 in Lakewood, Colo., shares his experience with alternative PTSD treatment after originally being perscribed medication.
Deobrah Davis of Aurora, Colo., American Legion all female Post 206, listens as her fellow veterans share their experiences.
Deobrah Davis of Aurora, Colo., American Legion all female Post 206, listens as her fellow veterans share their experiences.
Terri L. Clinton, Department of Colorado commander, addresses the crowd and shares some of her experience with the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System during a town hall at Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 in Denver.
Terri L. Clinton, Department of Colorado commander, addresses the crowd and shares some of her experience with the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System during a town hall at Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 in Denver.
Deobrah Davis of Aurora, Colo., American Legion all female Post 206, shares her experiences and concerns of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System during a town hall at Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 in Denver, Colo.
Deobrah Davis of Aurora, Colo., American Legion all female Post 206, shares her experiences and concerns of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System during a town hall at Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1 in Denver, Colo.