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Armed Forces Retirement Home—Washington,140 Rock Creek Church Rd. N.W., 20011-8400 (mailing address: 3700 N. Capitol St. N.W., Washington, DC 20011-8400); (800) 422-9988. (202) 541-5501. Fax, (202) 541-7519. Steven G. McManus, Chief Operating Officer.

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Gives domiciliary and medical care to retired members of the armed services or career service personnel unable to earn a livelihood. Formerly known as U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home. (Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport, Miss., reopened in 2010.)

Center for Minority Veterans (Veterans Affairs Dept.),810 Vermont Ave. N.W., #436, MC 00M, 20420; (202) 461-6191. Fax, (202) 273-7092. Barbara Ward, Director.


Advises the secretary on adoption and implementation of policies and programs affecting minority veterans, specifically Pacific Islander, Asian American, African American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American, including American Indian, Alaska Native, ...

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