BRAINERD - Brainerd area Veterans can now get a ride to the Brainerd VA Clinic, courtesy of the Veterans Transportation Service.

The expanded transportation option for Veterans begins tomorrow (Tuesday).

Initially, transportation services will be available from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursdays.  Rides are available within a 20 mile radius of Brainerd.

To schedule a ride, call the Veterans Transportation Service at 1-800-247-1739.

Volunteers are also still needed to expand the program.