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Veteran's Affairs

 

  Jerry L. Huggins, Veterans Affairs Officer

 

 

 

 

  

  Valarie C. Graves, Veterans Affairs Assistant

 

 

 

401 W Main St Room 302
P  O Box 493                                               
Dillon, SC  29536                               

Phone:  843-774-1427
Fax:  843-774-1428

Email:  jhugginscvao@aol.com

Hour of operation:
8:30 am-5:00 pm (Monday-Friday)

Function:

When you come into this office, we pledge to treat you with the courtesy, compassion and respect at all times.  Employees of this office have a compassionate understanding of the problems, which confrnt Veterans, Widows, Widowers and children.  The County VSO knows the extent, the meaning and the application of laws that have been passed by the U.S. Congress in the interest of Veterans and their dependents.  If you want assistance, or need help in obtaining benefits, contact us and we will do our best to answer your questions or help you file the claim benefits.

 

We can assist you in the following areas: (NOT ALL INCLUSIVE)

*Service Connected Compensation

*Non-Service Connected Pension

*Improved Death Pension

*Education/Training

*Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment

*VA Home Loan Certificates

*VA Burial Benefits

*Dependents and Survivors Benefits

*VA Life Insurance

*VA Healthcare

*VA Benefits and Services for Selected Reserve and National Guard Members

*Request military service discharges, personnel records, health records and   medals.

 

Who Is Eligible for Benefits?

*A Veteran

*A Veteran's Dependent

*A survivng spouse or child of an active duty deceased Veteran

*A member of the Reserves or National Guard (federal activated or injured during IDT/AT). 

 If you are in doubt about your eligibility, ask anyway!  Don't depend on "Hear say from Others."

 

Additional Links:

Federal Benefits & Downloadable Forms                http://www.va.gov
State Benefits                                                        www.oepp.sc.gov/

G.I. Bill                                                                 www.gibill.va.gov

VA Healthcare                                                      www.va.gov/healtheligibility

Federal Benefits Book                                   www.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_books.asp