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    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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