What are Veterans Canteen Services? At Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center, we provide a vast amount of Military Veteran services, including VCS canteen services. If you need any VA canteen service in Colorado Springs, you’ll want to see what we have to offer. From low-cost goods to helpful programs, you can get quite the discount by simply visiting our Veterans Service Center.
Both the veteran and their family qualify for numerous benefits from the Veteran Service Center. While the list is endless, we will take a look at a few of the top benefits offered for free to both the veteran, their spouse and the entire family. (more…)
Larry Mooring was pretty excited about his new eyeglasses when he picked them up at Mt. Carmel this past week. He showed them off to most of our staff members and fellow veterans.
“I was treated like a general back there; it’s embarrassing – I don’t think I deserve it,” said Larry of his experience with Veterans Optometry Partners of America, Mt. Carmel’s in-house partner that provided a complete eye exam, digital lenses and name brand frames without out-of-pocket expense – fully-covered by his annual VA optical benefit. (more…)
by Retired Army Col. Bob McLaughlin, Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center, Chief Operating Officer
The many special dates on the calendar in May brought great celebration and reflection this month. Allow me to highlight just a few.
On May 10, we marked Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The spouses of our military heroes face many unique challenges as they support their service member serving our nation, not the least of which is the hardship of managing and maintaining a career of their own as they transition from one duty station to another. (more…)