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Santa Clara County rolls out ID card system for veterans

Original post made on Jun 12, 2014

The estimated 85,000 veterans of the U.S. military in Santa Clara County will be eligible to receive photo identification cards to access health care and other services via a new program launched Thursday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 2:30 PM

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Posted by Appreciative , a resident of Los Altos
on Jun 12, 2014 at 10:07 am

Veterans deserve the utmost of benefits, but should they need more proof of identification for benefits and discounts than any of us need to vote? Why is their promise in the form of a signature not enough?


Posted by Wonderful!, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:03 am

As the aunt of an army doctor serving on Afghanistan, I think this is a great idea. It provides proof of service on a small card, and provides easy access to benefits.

Anything that makes life a little easier for these guys is greatly appreciated. We cannot possibly imagine the horrors they have seen, and lived.


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