Alaska veterans can get assistance with questions and filing claims from 17 veteran service officers under contract with the Alaska VA.
Veteran service officers have made stops in Dillingham in past weeks, giving one-on-one counseling to local vets on how to navigate the often complicated VA system. The DAV, VFW, American Legion, and Military Order of the Purple Heart all have service officers, who are trained and certified to assist and advocate for veterans.
KDLG's Dave Bendinger has more:
Contacts for the service organizations are listed below.
American Legion Service Officer - (907) 276-8211
Disabled American Vets Service Officer - (907) 257-4803
Military Order of the Purple Heart – (907) 688-8700
Veterans of Foreign Wars Service Officer - (907) 276-8213