Farmingville, NY - After serving his country for five years in the Navy and for six years as an active reserve in the Navy, Quarter Master Petty Officer First Class (QM1) Brian Rooney is now serving veterans at Brookhaven Town Hall. He became the Town’s Veterans Services Officer in April and brings with him a wealth of knowledge regarding the needs and concerns of Brookhaven veterans and their family members. QM1 Rooney assists veterans with finding out benefits they are entitled to, completing applications and obtaining referrals.“Quite often veterans do not know what their status as a veteran is” QM1 Rooney said. By making an appointment with me, I can go over their veteran status with them and let them and their family members know about what benefits they may be entitled to. These benefits include Town, State and Federal.”Supervisor Romaine said, “I want to thank Brian for his service to our country and am proud to have him working with veterans at Town Hall to help them receive the benefits they deserve. With more than 25,000 veterans in Brookhaven Town, Brian will certainly be very busy.”Councilman Michael Loguercio, who serves as the Town Board Liaison to the Division of Veterans Services said, “Through extensive community outreach we have increased the number of veterans the Town is serving, and Brian’s expertise will be put to excellent use. I look forward to working with him and encourage all Brookhaven veterans to visit our Division of Veterans Services Office at Brookhaven Town Hall.”The Town of Brookhaven Division of Veterans Services works in a shared partnership with the Suffolk County Veterans Service Agency. The Veterans Service Office is on the first floor of Brookhaven Town Hall, located at 1 Independence Hill in Farmingville. Please call 631-451-6574 for an appointment to come in and speak to the Veterans Service Officer.
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