Dayton veteran wrongly marked deceased by VA
Dayton Daily News
June 1, 2018
A Dayton man was recently shocked to learn he was deceased when he received a letter of condolence from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs addressed to his late wife.
Alfred Wilson joined the Marine Corp in 1967, sent to Vietnam in 1968, and was discharged with medical retirement in 1969 for being shot in the leg.
Wilson was married for 44 years to his wife who had a stroke back in October 2017 and later passed away in March.
He received the letter addressed to his wife from the VA in the mail stating he was dead and had been so for the past 30 days.
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