Valley Veteran Concerned Government Shutdown May Affect Benefits

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MCALLEN- A valley veteran says he's concerned the government shutdown will affect his monthly payment.

Larry Pelton receives monthly disability payments after the VA determined his lung disease was caused by asbestos exposure during his time in the Navy.

CHANNEL 5's Frank McCaffrey reached out to a Hidalgo County Veterans Service officer to see if the shutdown will affect VA service.

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