Okaloosa County Veterans Affairs Department

Find Okaloosa County Florida 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 2 David Street Fort Walton Beach FL 32547 850-862-7681

Disabled American Veterans 920 Hospital Street Niceville FL 32578 850-678-3525

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Okaloosa County Vet Center 6 11th Avenue Shalimar FL 32579 850-651-1005

Veterans of Foreign Wars 2240 West James Lee Boulevard Crestview FL 32536 850-682-5552

Veterans of Foreign Wars 213 Carol Avenue Northwest Fort Walton Beach FL 32548 850-244-3834

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Okaloosa County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, Florida State, and local Okaloosa County, FL 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 Okaloosa County.

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

Okaloosa County 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 Okaloosa County, Florida who have service-connected disabilities. In addition, the VBA offers counseling services, runs a housing program for veterans, Okaloosa County 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 Okaloosa County, Florida

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides medical services and health care to veterans, including through Okaloosa County 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 Okaloosa County. 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 Okaloosa County 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 Okaloosa County veterans, service members, and their families. Vet Center counseling services include readjustment counseling, bereavement counseling, and military sexual trauma counseling.

Okaloosa County VFW & AMVET Posts

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