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Veterans Rep coming to Great Bend
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A Veterans Service Representative from the Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs will be at the Great Bend Kansas Works Center at 1025 Main Street from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, to assist veterans and their families in applying for VA benefits. His schedule is the second Thursday of each month. The Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs is a state agency that provides free assistance to veterans and their families with veterans’ benefits. Call 785-625-8532 for more information.

The Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs (KCVAO) continues to help the state’s veterans and their families to improve the quality of their lives. From helping veterans to file claims for education, medical or other benefits, to assisting them in obtaining   earned medals and military awards, KCVAO is here to serve you. The wide array of available programs and services are provided by a grateful nation and state. 

To help obtain these benefits, the KCVAO provides Veteran Service Representatives (VSRs) free-of-charge to assist veterans and their families with applying for benefits. All VSRs are veterans themselves.

State VSRs are available in strategic locations across Kansas or through grants provided to National Service Organizations, such as the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. 

The KCVAO Veteran Services Program can help you file VA claims for: 

• Education Benefits 

• Non-Service Connected Pension Benefits 

• Service-Connected Disability Compensation Benefits 

• Spouse and Dependent Benefits 

• State VA Benefits 

• VA Health Care Benefits

If you have a claim or would like to learn more about veteran benefits, contact a local Veteran Service Representative or call toll free central office number at (800) 513-7731. As veteran advocates, KCVAO is committed to assisting veterans and their families with obtaining the benefits they have earned as a result of a veteran’s honorable military service.

“We take great pride in our role as advocates for Kansas veterans, their families, and survivors. Kansas has a long and well-established history of respect for those who have served our state and nation with courage, dedication, and honor.” –Eric Rohleder, Deputy Director, KCVAO