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Office of Veterans Affairs

Apply for Veterans Affairs Benefits

Useful Links and Points of Contact:

  • New to the Veterans Administration, visit:
    http://www1.va.gov/opa/newtova.asp,
    http://www.military.com
  • Returning Service Members, Operation Enduring Freedom/ Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF).
    For more information visit: http://www.oefoif.va.gov
  • 24 Hour VA Nurse Health Line: 1.888.336.8262
  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1.800.273.8255
  • National Resource Directory
    http://www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov
  • If you are a Veteran with a permanent service-related injury: Contact the VA Regional Office at 1.800.827.1000. If you have filed or plan to file a claim for disability compensation, service officers are available at no cost to the veteran. Service Officers provide veterans legal representation throughout the claims and decision process. Service officers are available through the following Veterans Advocacy Groups:
    • American Legion: Veterans need not be alone in their battles for benefits and medical care. Veterans are often forced to wage war against the paperwork and bureaucracy of government in order to get medical care or benefits. Here's some good news: American Legion department service officers (DSO) offer free advice and guidance for veterans who need to deal with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Visit: http://www.legion.org/nadso/contact
      • Dean Casey
        American Legion DSO
        VA Regional Office, Denver
        303.914.5586
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW):

Service Officers Lead the Way
Service officers are the key to the success of NVS. They advocate for veterans rights. Veterans need not be VFW members to take advantage of this assistance, which is provided free of charge.
With a nationwide network of service officers, both on the Department (state) level (full time, professional advocates) and Post level (volunteer advocates), NVS assists more then 120,000 veterans and their families each year. Annually, Department Service Officers (DSOs) garner over a billion dollars in compensation benefits.

    • Gregory J. Miller
      VFW Department Service Officer
      VA Regional Office
      155 Van Gordon Street - Room #360
      Box 25126
      Denver, CO 80225
      Phone: 303.914.5595/96/97
      Fax: 303.914.5598
      E-Mail: vsogmill@vba.va.gov

  • Disabled American Veterans (DAV): The Disabled American Veterans is dedicated to a single purpose: building better lives for all of our nation’s disabled veterans and their families. In fulfilling its mission, the DAV has developed the preeminent service program for America’s veterans. That service is provided free of charge through a nationwide network of 88 DAV National Service Offices, 38 Transition Service Offices, 198 DAV Hospital Service Coordinator Offices, 52 state-level DAV Departments, 249 DAV VA Voluntary Service Representatives, and more than 1900 local DAV Chapters. Visit: http://www.dav.org/veterans/NSOffices.aspx
    • Brian Austin, National Area Supervisor
      155 Van Gordon Street
      P.O. Box 25126
      Denver, CO 80225
      Phone: 303.914.557

  • Marine Corps League: http://www.mcleaguecolorado.com/default.htm
  • Wounded Warrior Project: Note, not RRCC Wounded Warriors Program http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/component/option,com_frontpage/Itemid,840/
  • WWP's legislative program strives to support injured service members by advocating for positive changes in benefits and veterans policy. If you are in need of assistance with VA benefits, Wounded Warrior Project can help. WWP is a VA accredited organization and has very experienced staff to help veterans with their VA claims http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/component/option,com_contact/task,
    view/contact_id,34/Itemid,954

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Have all transcripts sent to:
RRCC
13300 W 6th Ave Box 8 Att: Melodie Moll
Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
melodie.moll@rrcc.edu

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