Veterans Services

Overview and Info


Veteran's Office will be Closed:

11 Oct 2018 (8am-2pm)
Senior Expo at the
KC Hall -Cheboygan



12 Nov 2018

22-23 Nov 2018

24-25 Dec 2018

31 Dec 2018 - 01 Jan 2019


Veterans Coffee Hour
4th Wednesday of every month
Cheboygan McDonalds, 9-10Am


NEW Tricare Enrollment (All TRICARE Recipients)

Open Season (November 12 – December 10) 

During Open Season, you can:

  • Enroll in a new TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select plan
  • Change your enrollment (e.g., switch from individual to family enrollment)
  • Enroll in a FEDVIP vision or dental plan (for certain categories of beneficiaries)

Dental coverage TRDP is going away as of 31 Dec 2018, the new Dental and Vision plans are available through FEDVIP

Dental Insurance: VDIP If you are enrolled in VA healthcare this could be for you. Call office for details. 

Camp Lejeune from August 1, 1953 through December 31, 1987 (30 days within these dates)
See Flyer Below

VA has established a presumptive service connection for Veterans, Reservists, and National Guard members exposed to contaminants in the water supply who later developed one of the following eight diseases:  Adult leukemia;  Aplastic anemia and other myelodysplastic syndromes;  Bladder cancer;  Kidney cancer;  Liver cancer;  Multiple myeloma;  Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma;     Parkinson's disease

New Ship categories for Agent Orange:

Mission Statement:
To assist veterans and their families in obtaining any and all county, state and federal benefits to which they are entitled, with utmost courtesy, compassion, confidentiality and respect.

Assistance Provided for:

  • Service Connected Compensation
  • Non-Service Connected Pension
  • VA Health Care Enrollment
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
  • Life Insurance Services
  • GI Insurance Benefits
  • Dependents and Survivors Benefits
  • Widows Pension
  • Burial Benefits
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
  • Housebound Aid and Attendance Services
  • VA Civilian Health and Medical Program CHAMPVA
  • Limited, emergent financial assistance to qualified veterans and their immediate families
  • Assistance with debt management center issues
  • Educational Benefits
  • Certificates of Eligibility for Home Loans
  • Commissary and Exchange Privileges
  • Correction of Military Records
  • Application for Medals and Military Records
  • DD214 (Military Discharge)
  • Automobile and Special Adaptive Equipment


Helpful Veterans Websites:
US Department of Veteran Affairs
National Archives
Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
US Department of Defense
My HealtheVet


County Veteran Service Officer
Richard Wiles, Accredited
(231) 627-8833

870 S. Main Street, Room 122
PO Box 70
Cheboygan, MI 49721
(231) 627-8833
Fax: (231) 627-8469

Monday through Friday
8:00am to 4:00pm
Veterans are seen by either WALK-IN or can make an APPOINTMENT if time is a factor.
Check for holiday availability.

Additional Staff
Assistant CVSO
Sara Cunningham, Accredited
(231) 627-8833