Columbus Veterans Affairs Department

Find Columbus Mississippi veterans affairs departments, or service organizations. Veterans affairs departments like the VA (Veterans Affairs), VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), Amvets, and vet centers provide information and help with benefits, charities, insurance, disability, medical care, education, programs and compensation for veterans of the US Armed Forces.


Disabled American Veterans 164 Harris Drive Columbus MS 39705 662-434-8370


Lowndes County Veterans Service 220 North 5th Street Columbus MS 39701 662-327-2005

Veterans of Foreign Wars 4272 2850 7th Avenue North Columbus MS 39701 662-328-6645

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Columbus Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, Mississippi State, and local Columbus, MS level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Columbus.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Columbus military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Columbus VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Columbus VFW and AMVETS posts
Columbus VA Benefits

Columbus VA Depts provides a number of services for America's veterans, including a range of veterans' benefits, medical care, and burial services. The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides education and vocational benefits such as the Montgomery GI Bill, pension services, and life insurance. It also issues disability compensation to veterans in Columbus, Mississippi who have service-connected disabilities. In addition, the VBA offers counseling services, runs a housing program for veterans, Columbus home loan programs, and offers life insurance to service members, veterans and their dependents who are unable to get insurance from private companies.

Veterans Health Administration in, Mississippi

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides medical services and health care to veterans, including through VA-run medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home care units. The VHA also provides assistance to homeless veterans and care for veterans with disabilities in Columbus. Burial services for veterans are offered through the VA's National Cemetery Administration, which maintains national cemeteries for the burial of veterans and their family members.

VA Vet Centers

At the local Columbus level, the VA runs Vet Centers that provide a range of services to veterans, including employment assistance, counseling services, and assistance gaining access to VA benefits. These services are available to Columbus veterans, service members, and their families. Vet Center counseling services include readjustment counseling, bereavement counseling, and military sexual trauma counseling.

Columbus VFW & AMVET Posts

In addition to the VA, a number of private organizations provide Veteran Services in Columbus. The Columbus Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts (VFW) provides assistance with accessing VA services, offers grants to support veterans, and advocates for policies that help veterans. Columbus AMVETS Posts, or American Veterans, is an organization that advocates for veterans and provides services for veterans of the US Armed Forces.