Town halls for veterans will be March 7 in Boardman and Irrigon.

The meetings will give local veterans the opportunity to hear updates and to voice their concerns directly to Veterans Affairs officials.

Walla Walla VA Medical Center director Brian Westfield will lead the meetings in Morrow County and provide updates on facilities and the Veterans Choice Program. Morrow County Veteran Service Officer Linda Skendzel will also be available to answer questions and provide assistance.

The Irrigon session will be from 10-11 a.m. on March 7 at the Oregon Trail Library (200 South Main St. in Irrigon), while the Boardman session will be 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Port of Morrow (2 Marine Drive in Boardman).