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VA announces travel assistance for vets who want to mark Battle of Normandy

Wednesday, March 12, 2014   by: Kate Adams

The Minister of Veterans Affairs, Julian Fantino, announced that a $2,000 travel subsidy to Canadian Veterans of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy to support those travelling to France to commemorate the 70th anniversary on June 6, 2014. 

The assistance is up to a maximum of $2,000 per Veteran and will be a reimbursement.

"We are encouraging all Canadian Veterans to apply for eligibility as soon as possible."

Veterans are required to complete an application form: The form can be printed from the Veterans Affairs Canada website, completed and mailed

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/second-world-war/d-day/travel-assistance

Locally John Hetherington will be leading a tour June 2-12.

 To join the tour or for more information contact him at historyguy62@hotmail.com .

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