"Putting the Veteran First"
Our mission is rooted in the American Government's responsibility toward its Veterans, expressed by Abraham Lincoln: "To care for him who shall borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan."
To assist Moffat County veterans, their families and dependents based on their eligibility for VA benefits and care. Eligibility depends on individual circumstances and discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions. Certain VA benefits require wartime service.
- Filing VA claims and appeals
- Healthcare enrollment
- Nursing home care
- Disability compensation
- Education and training
- Vocational rehabilitation and employment
- Home loan guarantees
- Life insurance
- Burial benefits
- Headstones and markers
- Survivor benefits
- Replacement of military records, medals and awards
- Employment Assistance
Edward A. Wilkinson - Service Officer - Cold War
U.S. Army 1958-1961, 2 years in Japan as Radio Operator
Colorado National Guard - 15 years
Retired in 2000 as 1st Sgt 143rd Sig Co. Grand Junction
County Veterans Service Officer - June 2009 to present