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Veteran's Office will be Closed:

11 Nov 2019 and 28-29 Nov 2019

24-25 Dec 2019 and 31 Dec - 01 Jan

 

Veterans Day Weekend Activities

Friday, November 8, 2019
8:30-9:00               Cornerstone Christian School
10:00-12:00           Bishop Baraga School 

Saturday, November 9, 2019
1:00 Bowling Tournament (9-pin) to support Veterans Memorial Park (Spare Time Lanes)

Sunday, November 10, 2019
1:30 (Doors Open)  Veterans Appreciation Dinner (KC Hall) (See Attached Below)

Monday, November 11, 2019
8:30-9:15               Cheboygan High School
9:00 - 1000            Veterans Breakfast at Wolverine Elementary School
9:30-10:00             Cheboygan Middle/Intermediate School
1:00 -1:30              East Elementary School

 

Veterans Coffee Hours
1st Monday of Every Month from 9AM - Noon

AL Post 122 Wolverine

4th Wednesday of every month from 9-10AM
Cheboygan McDonalds

 

**New VA Changes**

Blue Water Sailors - Give the office a call. There are changes in 2019

New VA Appeal Process and Forms as of Feb 2019 to comply with the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017

New VA Non-Service Connection Pension and Survivors Pension rules - income/asset maximums greatly increased as of 19 Oct 2018

 

Camp Lejeune from August 1, 1953 through December 31, 1987 (30 days within these dates)
See Flyer Below

 

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
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
  • Life Insurance Services
  • GI Insurance Benefits
  • Dependents and Survivors Benefits
  • Widows Pension
  • Burial Benefits
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
  • Housebound Aid and Attendance Services
  • VA Civilian Health and Medical Program CHAMPVA
  • Limited, emergent financial assistance to qualified veterans and their immediate families
  • Assistance with debt management center issues
  • Educational Benefits
  • Certificates of Eligibility for Home Loans
  • Commissary and Exchange Privileges
  • Correction of Military Records
  • Application for Medals and Military Records
  • DD214 (Military Discharge)
  • Automobile and Special Adaptive Equipment

VETERANS SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE:
1-800-273-8255

Helpful Veterans Websites:
US Department of Veteran Affairs
National Archives
Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
US Department of Defense
eBenefits
My HealtheVet
https://www.tricare.mil/openseason

https://tricare.benefeds.com/InfoPortal/indexAction

 

County Veteran Service Officer
Richard Wiles, Accredited
(231) 627-8833

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

Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00am to 4:00pm
Veterans are seen by either WALK-IN or can make an APPOINTMENT if time is a factor.
Check for holiday availability.

Additional Staff
Assistant CVSO
Sara Cunningham, Accredited
(231) 627-8833