Veteran’s Office

Alpena County Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to providing the veterans and eligible family members of Alpena County with top-notch, friendly service.

Our goal is to assist the veterans and eligible family members of Alpena County to connect with the benefits that they have earned.

Our staff is nationally accredited by the National Association of County Veterans Service Officers and the appropriate veterans' service agencies.

The following is a list of just some of the things we can assist with:

Services Provided

Document Requests

  • Discharge Papers
  • Medical Records
  • Military Records


  • Service Connected Disability
  • Veteran's Pension
  • Survivor's Pension
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
  • Aid and Attendance / Housebound Compensation
  • Individual Unemployability


  • Application for VA Healthcare


  • Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Vocational Rehab and Employment


  • Burial Allowance
  • Markers / Headstones
  • Presidential Memorial Certificate


  • Michigan Veterans Trust Fund
  • Food Voucher


  • Help for Homeless Veterans


  • DAV Van Transport (transport veterans to Saginaw and Ann Arbor VA Hospitals for appointments on Tuesday and Thursday each week)