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      Battles on the Home Front: Resources

      The support you need when caring for a wounded Veteran.


      Office for Puerto Rico Veterans Services
      Including employment, veterans organizations, complaints, and the Puerto Rico National Guard Family Readiness Program.

      Family Readiness Center—San Juan
      PDA 3½, Puerta Tierra
      San Juan
      787-289-1516, 787-289-1499

      Family Readiness Center—Juana Díaz
      Fort Allen Juana Díaz Edificio 332
      787-260-8000, ext. 7519

      Family Readiness Center—Arecibo
      Carretera 129 Km 6.0
      Arecibo, PR 00612
      787-880-2100,  Fax: 787-880-2100

      Family Readiness Center—Mayagüez
      HHC 1/296th Inf BN 100 Carolina St Bo.
      Sabalo Mayagüez, PR 00681
      787-834-7979, Fax: 787-834-7979

      Legal Office (JAG)
      Captain William E O’Connor

      Fort Buchanan,
      Sra. Aracelis Delgado

      Cruz Roja Americana
      (American Red Cross, in Spanish)
      24-hour services
      787-758-8150, 866-220-7859

      Chaplains (PDA 3½)
      Major Hector Alexis Rivera, 787-289-1650
      Major Alejandro Sánchez, 787-289-1500

      Military ID Cards

      PDA 3½, San Juan                   

      Fort Buchanan

      Fort Allen, Juana Díaz         
      787-260- 8014                            

      Base Aérea Muñiz
      (Muñiz Air Base)

      Army Community Services & Army Emergency Relief

      Fort Buchanan
      787-707-3292, 787-707-3804, 800-786-5315, ext. 3423

      Reajuste Financiero
      (Financial Readjustment)

      Dental Concordia
      800- 866-8499

      Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS)

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