The Veterans Services Department provides direct services to military veterans and their families. Specific services offered include assistance with; filing compensation and pension applications, applications for medical care at the VA Hospital, education benefits for children of veterans, VA Loan Eligibility Certificates, obtaining burial benefits for veterans, and information on veterans group life insurance.

Miscellaneous tasks handled by staff include obtaining lost military discharges, replacing service medals and applying for lifetime hunting & fishing licenses. With over 14,000 veterans in Rowan County, the Veterans Services Department fielded over 10,000 requests for service with an estimated 5,000 individuals or families served.

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Elaine Howle
Veterans Services Officer

Rick Johnson
Veterans Services Officer

Veteran Services
1120 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., Salisbury, NC 28144
Fax:  704-638-3059

Veteran Service Officers

Elaine Howle

Rick Johnson

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(except holidays)

Department of Veteran Affairs SealWith Federal dollars spent last year on compensation and pension claims to veterans and their families in Rowan County, the positive economic impact to our community is great. Rowan County Veteran Services is committed to providing assistance to our Veterans.

Our Veterans deserve no less.

 For more information concerning Veterans, please visit the following websities listed below:

US Department of Veteran Affairs

Or you may call the US Department of Veteran Affairs Hotline at 1-800-827-1000