Veterans Affairs Departments in Gary, Indiana

There are 3 Veterans Affairs Departments in Gary, Indiana, serving a population of 77,416 people in an area of 50 square miles. There is 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 25,805 people, and 1 Veterans Affairs Department per 16 square miles.

In Indiana, Gary is ranked 117th of 865 cities in Veterans Affairs Departments per capita, and 122nd of 865 cities in Veterans Affairs Departments per square mile.

List of Gary Veterans Affairs Departments

Find Gary, Indiana veterans affairs departments, or service organizations.

Veterans Foreign Wars Post 9323 2750 Central Avenue Gary, IN

Veterans Life Changing Service 501 West Ridge Road Gary, IN

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1919 2144 Front Street Gary, IN

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Gary Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, Indiana State, and local Gary, IN 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 Gary.

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

Gary Veteran Statistics

Find Gary Veteran Status, VA Health Care Coverage, and Period of Military Service. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Gary Veteran Status
 GaryLake County
Veterans4,581 (8.0%)27,437 (7.4%)
Gary VA Health Care Coverage
 GaryLake County
VA Health Care Coverage1,909 (2.5%)9,752 (2.0%)
No Other Coverage261 (0.3%)1,048 (0.2%)
Age: Under 191991
Age: 19 to 64 Years8514,049
Age: 65 Years+1,0395,612
Gary Period of Military Service
 GaryLake County
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era2392,384
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era149985
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era-49
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era3953,302
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era2689
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II1,8479,519
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II-10
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II--
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II2862,429
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era--
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era2261,186
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only8994,333
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only4863,022
Between Korean War and World War II only28119
Pre-World War II only-10