Thompson to Hold Event Connecting Veterans with PACT Act Benefits

Press Release


Santa Rosa – On August 7, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-04) will hold an event with local veterans to discuss the PACT Act, a new law that provides health care and benefits to veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances.

During the event, Rep. Thompson and representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs will highlight these new benefits and encourage veterans throughout California’s Fourth District to apply for benefits. In order to receive backdated benefits, veterans must apply by August 9.

Interested press should RSVP to

Rep. Mike Thompson
Assistant Director Michele Kwok, Veterans Benefits Administration Oakland Regional Office
Deputy Director Neil Gordon, San Francisco VA Health Care System
Local veterans

Veterans event on the PACT Act and new benefits and care for veterans exposed to burn pits

Monday, August 7, 2023
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Finley Community Center
Person Senior Wing
2060 West College Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401