Here you will find information regarding some of the
benefits entitled to you and your family members.
Information and resources for each service branch are
available for service members, families, veterans and
Do you know what benefits you are entitled to?
Do you know how to access and receive those
Keweenaw County veterans have the opportunity for more
specialized service after the Keweenaw County Board of
Commissioners formed the Veterans Affairs Committee in
The primary concern of this committee is veteranís
assistance. Detailed budget management in order to
allocate and distribute funds to veterans and their
requirements is an essential function.
A continued contract with the Houghton County Veteranís
Affairs Office at
906-482-0102 provides the one on one contact and
assistance with our Keweenaw County veterans. Please
call to make an appointment.
This office provides guidance but is not limited to the
Application for assistance and needed document
Application for Veteranís Administration Medical
Applications for Aid and Attendance
Applications for both the State of Michigan
Veteranís Fund as well as the Keweenaw County
Application for Federal and State of Michigan
Veteranís Administration Home Health, Hospice, Aide,
Telehealth and Respite Care Applications
Prescription eye wear and hearing aid devices
Free daily transportation to the Veteranís
Administration Hospital in Iron Mountain, Michigan
These are just a few programs offered by the Veterans
Administration. It is very important to note that some
of these benefits are not limited to the veteran, but
may also be extended to the veteranís spouse.
There are formal periods of war in which service must
have occurred for some, but not all, benefits. These are
the eligibility periods:
World War II
1941 to December 31st,
1950 to January 31st,
1964 to May 7th,
1975 and ďin countryĒ from February 28th,
Gulf War and Iraq / Afghanistan Wars
It is very important to note that
you had previously been denied a claim
for any service connected disability as a result of the
Vietnam Conflict you should contact the
Houghton-Keweenaw County Veteranís Affairs Office for
any updates to these claims!***
Administrative Assistant & Van Coordinator
Monday: 1300 - 1900
Tues., Wed., Thurs.: 0800 - 1400
of Veterans Affairs
23810 Airpark Blvd Suite 130
Calumet, MI. 49913
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