Veterans separated from their federal benefits by a wall of paperwork stand to gain from a Congressional hearing today at Ocean County College.

Representative Jon Runyan heads a session of the bipartisan House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee On Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs.

Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN), a member of the DAMA subcommittee, will be participating in the hearing on the campus of Ocean County College on Monday at 11AM as well.

The hearing will focus on the Veteran Benefit Administration’s compensation and pension’s examination process.

Following the hearing Congressmen Runyan and Walz will travel to the Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Brick Township.

Runyan will be back in the district on Wednesday, May 2 for WOBM’s  Ask The Congressman at 7PM.