Veterans Coffee Hour
- August 24 from 9-10am
- September 28 from 9-10am
Cheboygan VFW 450 W. State St. Cheboygan
4th Wednesday of Every Month from 9-10AM
Join us for free coffee, donuts, and conversation!
Home Town Heroes
Sara Cunningham is our Home Town Hero of the Year for 2022.
William Beethem is our Home Town Hero for August.
Albert Rosenfeldt is our Home Town Hero for July.
Diane Mills is our Home Town Hero for June.
Louis Smith is our Home Town Hero for May.
Duke Mayo is our Home Town Hero for April.
Phil Oppenheiser is our Home Town Hero for March.
Pete Koszut is our Home Town Hero for February.
Roger Cronk is our Home Town Hero for January.
Tracy Heath is our Home Town Hero for December.
Warren Meyer was our Home Town Hero for November.
If you would like to nominate a veteran to be a future Home Town Hero, please complete this form and send it to our office.
Home Town Heroes Nomination Form
To assist veterans and their families in obtaining any and all county, state and federal benefits to which they are entitled, with utmost courtesy, compassion, confidentiality and respect.
Assistance Provided for:
- Service Connected Compensation
- Non-Service Connected Pension
- VA Health Care Enrollment
- Dependents and Survivors Benefits
- Housebound Aid and Attendance Services
- Burial Benefits
- Veteran Readiness and Employment VR&E
- VA Civilian Health and Medical Program CHAMPVA
- Limited Emergency financial assistance to qualified veterans and surviving spouses
- Assistance with debt management center issues
- Educational Benefits
- Life Insurance Services
- Certificates of Eligibility for Home Loans
- Commissary and Exchange Privileges
- Correction of Military Records
- Application for Medals and Military Records
- DD214 (Military Discharge)
- Specially Adapted Housing/Special Housing Adaption
- Automobile and Special Adaptive Equipment
**New VA Changes**
New Particulate Matter Presumptive Conditions:
VA is now processing disability claims for asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis on a presumptive basis based on particulate matter exposures during military service in Southwest Asia and certain other areas – if these conditions manifested within 10 years of a qualifying period of military service.
This will expand benefits for Veterans who served in:
- Afghanistan, Djibouti, Syria, and Uzbekistan during the Persian Gulf War, from September 19, 2001, to the present, or
- The Southwest Asia theater of operations from August 2, 1990, to the present
For more information on the new presumptive conditions, visit the VA’s website at Airborne Hazards and Burn Pit Exposures: Public Health – https://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/burnpits/index.asp?utm_source=VRfeature&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=VetResources&utm_id=VetResources+Aug+4+2021
See Flyer Below for information on the Airborne Hazard and Burn Pit Exposure Registry
*** Call our office for more information about filing a claim for one of these conditions
New Agent Orange Presumptive Conditions:
Bladder Cancer, Parkinsonisms, Hypothyroidism
*** Call our office for more information about filing a claim for one of these conditions or if you were ever denied a claim for one of these conditions.
Camp Lejeune from August 1, 1953 through December 31, 1987 (30 days within these dates)
See Flyer Below
Helpful Veterans Websites:
US Department of Veteran Affairs
Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
US Department of Defense
2019 Appeals Modernization