Kern County Veterans Service Department

Popularity:#1 of 2 Veterans Affairs Departments in Ridgecrest#11 of 16 Veterans Affairs Departments in Kern County#265 of 384 Veterans Affairs Departments in California#4,620 in Veterans Affairs Departments

Kern County Veterans Service Department Details

View Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Kern County Veterans Service Department, a Veterans Affairs Department, at North China Lake Boulevard, Ridgecrest CA.

Name
Kern County Veterans Service Department
Address
400 North China Lake Boulevard
Ridgecrest, California, 93555
Phone
760-384-5826
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Kern County Veterans Service Department

The Kern County Veterans Service Department, located in Ridgecrest, CA, provides support for veterans of the US Armed Forces. Veteran Services connects veterans with several government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the federal, California state, and Ridgecrest level. These services include veteran benefits assistance, services for veterans with disabilities, and information about medical care, insurance, and education benefits. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) also provides veteran services in Ridgecrest.

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

Kern County Veteran Statistics

Find Kern County Veteran Status, VA Health Care Coverage, and Period of Military Service. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Kern County Veteran Status
 Kern CountyCalifornia
Veterans38,066 (6.1%)1,661,433 (5.6%)
Kern County VA Health Care Coverage
 Kern CountyCalifornia
VA Health Care Coverage11,753 (1.4%)588,888 (1.5%)
No Other Coverage1,938 (0.2%)86,399 (0.2%)
Age: Under 19957,471
Age: 19 to 64 Years6,421275,705
Age: 65 Years+5,237305,712
Kern County Period of Military Service
 Kern CountyCalifornia
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era4,878194,197
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era2,70582,405
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era833,784
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era4,659177,114
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era41018,460
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II12,461553,795
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II14715,508
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II414,583
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II2,965146,593
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era868,085
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era1,16284,958
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only5,310215,873
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only2,901145,784
Between Korean War and World War II only2499,239
Pre-World War II only91,055