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Veteran's Affairs

Kathy Marshik, Veteran Services Officer
Kathy Marshik, Veteran Services Officer
The Morrison County Veterans Service Office is here to serve county veterans and their dependents. We can help you apply for veteran's benefits and connect you to helpful veteran's resources. These are some of the veteran's benefits and services we can help you access:
  • VA Health Care Enrollment
  • Service-Connected Disability Benefits
  • VA Pensions
  • Education and Training
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Home Loan Guaranty
  • Burial and Memorial Benefits
  • Dependents' and Survivors' Benefits
  • Minnesota Subsistence, Dental and Optical Benefits
  • Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery Pre-registration
  • Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exclusion

 

EVENTS

Free Veterans' Law Clinic at St. Cloud VA
Dates: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month
Times: 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Location: Building 28 - Room 126

This recurring legal clinic, provided by Central Minnesota Legal Services, is held on the first and third Tuesdays of the month, from Noon to 2 pm, in Building 28, Room 126, on the St. Cloud VA HCS campus. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted on a space-available basis. Receive free legal consultations for issues relating to: family law, child support, employment, Social Security, housing. This clinic is not for criminal issues.
Call (320) 253-0138 or (800) 622-7773 to schedule an appointment. 

Veterans Gathering
When: E
very Monday Morning
Time: 10:00 am
Where: Coborn's Deli, 1101 2nd Ave NE, Little Falls, MN
Anyone who has served in the military or is currently serving is invited to join us. This is an opportunity to meet people, build friendships, talk and relax.
For more details or questions, contact:
Morrison County Veterans Service Officer Kathy Marshik at 320-632-0290
or email kathym@co.morrison.mn.us 

 

 NOTICES:

Yellow Ribbon Network of Morrison County
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Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration

For more information about the
Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration visit:
http://www.vietnamwar50th.com

VA Choice Program
If a Veteran does not remember receiving a Veterans Choice Card or has other questions about the Choice Program, they can call 866-606-8198.
For more details and related information, see: www.va.gov/opa/choiceact/factsheets_and_details.asp

Vets Prevail - For Vets By Vets
BUILD – ENGAGE - PREVAIL
Vets Prevail is a free online transition program for veterans. BUILD a personalized program. ENGAGE with peers or professionals. Earn rewards and PREVAIL. This online resource provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was built in collaboration with the Veterans Health Administration, the National Science Foundation, and leading mental health researchers and clinicians. This one of a kind program model is easily accessible from any internet connection and provides evidence-based early interventions to individuals who otherwise may not be able or willing to engage with traditional avenues for care.

For more information, visit the website at https://www.vetsprevail.org/
or email: info@vetsprevail.org

VA’s Action Plan: Burn Pits and Airborne Hazards Registry for Veterans and Servicemembers
VA's Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry allows eligible Veterans and Servicemembers to document their exposures and report health concerns through an online questionnaire. Eligible Veterans and Servicemembers include those who served in: Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn; Djibouti, Africa on or after September 11, 2001; Operations Desert Shield or Desert Storm; Southwest Asia theater of operations on or after August 2, 1990. For more information go to:
http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/burnpits/action-plan.asp
 
Did you serve or reside at Camp Lejeune between 1957 and 1987?

 If so, you may have been exposed to contaminated drinking water.
 Visit this website for more information:
 www.va.gov/health/NewsFeatures/20120823a.asp

NOTICE
A computer with a printer is available for veterans to use in the
Veterans Service Office to access veteran's information online.
If you would like to use the computer station,
please call 320-632-0290 to reserve a time.
Walk-in requests may be accommodated
if the computer station is not in use.

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