veteransbusesOn Monday, Oct. 6, the San Bernardino County Department of Veterans Affairs is conducting a special event to sign up veterans for a County ID card that provides discounts at participating businesses throughout the county.

The Victor Valley Transit Authority and Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority boards have approved a 50 percent fare discount to any veteran with the ID.

The County Veteran ID card event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Post 584, 41604 Big Bear Boulevard in Big Bear Lake.

Veterans should bring an original DD Form 214 or a certified copy showing character of discharge. Applicants must qualify as an honorably discharged veteran as defined by Title 38 of the U.S. Federal Code to be issued a San Bernardino County Veteran ID card.

Veterans who cannot attend the Oct. 6 event are encouraged to visit the San Bernardino County Department of Veterans Affairs at 175 W. Fifth Street in San Bernardino, second floor, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.