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New Veterans Service Officer Available to Help Local Veterans

Forks Senior Center in Albion is happy to welcome Preston Russell, a certified Veterans Service Officer, to the center to serve Veterans. Preston is available to meet with Veterans at the Forks Senior Center in Albion on Wednesday, and is also available at Heritage Commons Senior Enrichment Center in Marshall on Thursday. 

Preston also works at the Veterans Administration in Battle Creek on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. He is available at the VA from 8 am to 4:00 pm. Appointments are not necessary, walk-ins are welcome. You can reach Preston at (517) 420-1217 to set a time to meet or if you have questions. Preston’s email address is

Preston is affiliated with the Vietnam Veterans of America Michigan State Council Veterans Benefit Program. Vietnam Veterans of America is the only congressionally chartered national veterans’ service organization dedicated to serving veterans of the Vietnam War and their families. Today they serve all veterans and their families.

Preston is from Homer and served honorably in the US Marine Corps. Stop in to say hi if you are in the neighborhood. Let him know how much we appreciate having him here in the local community.

Forks Senior Center is located at 101 N. Albion Street, in Albion. Heritage Commons is located at 15885 W. Michigan in Marshall. The Veteran’s Administration is located at 5500 Armstrong Road in Battle Creek. Forks Senior Center’s phone number is 517-629-3842 and Heritage Commons’ number is 269-558-6150.

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