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Marc Silvestri, Veterans Office Director
Our office is located at:
Revere, MA 02151
The Veterans Services Department provides a benefits program and a service program for Revere’s 2000 to 3000 veterans and their families.
The benefits program is paid for by the City of Revere and the City of Revere is reimbursed 75% by the State.
The service program provides assistance in obtaining Federal Benefits such as disability compensation, pensions, education, housing (V.A. Home Loans), hospitalization, burial and other benefits available under Federal Law. The Veterans’ Director is also the City Burial Agent for indigent Veterans and when a soldier in our City is killed in action, works with the casualty officer to insure proper burial and the family receiving all benefits including applying for annuities for both parents.
There are over sixty veterans interred in the Cities only cemetery. There is many thousands veterans buried in neighboring city cemeteries which flags are placed at each gravesite. Chair and coordinate Memorial Day, Flag Day, September 11th Veterans Day and other patriotic observances such as Memorial Squares dedications for families wishing to have a ceremony.
To provide any necessary benefits to Revere’s 2000 to 3000 veterans and their spouses who are eligible to receive benefits which help them medically, administrative, or financial.