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The Office Will be Closed:

September 5, 2022

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

Hometown Heroes

Mission Statement:

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 –

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
National Archives
Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
US Department of Defense
My HealtheVet

Veterans Brochure
Camp Lejeune
2019 Appeals Modernization


Veteran Service Officer

Sara Cunningham, Accredited
(231) 627-8833

Asst. County Veteran Service Officer

Brian Crittenden, Accredited
(231) 627-8833


870 S. Main Street, Room 122
PO Box 70
Cheboygan, MI 49721
(231) 627-8833
Fax: (231) 627-8469


Monday through Friday
8:00am to 4:00pm
Appointments are preferred but Walk-ins are welcome.
Check for holiday availability.

We are fully accredited county veteran service officers here to provide claims and benefit assistance to veterans and their families.  We are a FREE service provided by the county.

Veterans Crisis Line – Dial 988 then Press 1 **click here**


Cheboygan County Sheriff Department
County Building
870 S. Main St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721

Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Indian River Field Office
6984 S. Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749

Cheboygan Department of Public Safety
Cheboygan City Hall
403 N. Huron St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721

Mackinaw City Police Department
Village Hall
102 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Tuscarora Township Police Department
Tuscarora Township Hall
3546 S. Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749


Cheboygan County
870 S. Main St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721