Rep. Mark Keller is offering free assistance to area veterans at his district office in Shippensburg, Cumberland County, on the first Tuesday of every month. 

An American Legion veterans service officer will visit the office from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to answer questions about veterans benefits and help file claims. Some of the issues the officer can provide assistance with include: 

 • Compensation and pension claims. 
 • Education benefits. 
 • Enrollment in the VA health care system. 
 • Burial and survivor benefits. 
 • State benefits. 
 • Obtaining military personnel and medical records. 

Veterans interested in using this free service are asked to contact Keller’s district office in Shippensburg at (717) 477-0905 to schedule an appointment. The office is located at 81 Walnut Bottom Road in Shippensburg