Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore is hosting its annual Retiree Resource Seminar and Open House on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting at the base theater. The purpose of the event is to provide updates covering benefits for military retirees and their spouses.

The Kings County Veterans Service Office, along with representatives from the Naval Hospital, Tri-Care, Social Security, Delta Dental, CALVET, California Telephone Access, Navy Gold Star and others will be providing valuable information and will be available to answer questions from event participants.

All retired military, spouses and widows/widowers are invited to attend. For more information call the Fleet and Family Support Center at (559) 998-4042.

To obtain access to NAS Lemoore, it is important to have a current ID card. The Personnel Support Detachment is scheduled to be open from 8 a.m. to noon to assist with new ID card needs.

The Kings County Veterans Service Office can complete the DMV Veteran Status Verification Form for the California Veteran Designation on your driver’s license and also issues Veteran I.D. cards to honorably discharged veterans.

Contact Scott Holwell at the email address provided below, if you would like to receive periodic veteran’s information by email. There are many state and federal benefits and programs available to veterans and their dependents. To determine if you are eligible for any of these benefits, visit or call our office.

We can and will assist you in completing all required application forms. You can get information on the Web from the Kings County Veterans Service Office webpage at

Scott Holwell, retired Navy Master Chief Petty Officer, is the Veterans Service Officer for Kings County. Send your questions to the Veterans Service Office, 1400 W. Lacey Blvd, Hanford, CA 93230; call (559)852-2669; or e-mail