Veterans of Foreign Wars in Merrillville, Indiana

Popularity:#3 of 14 Veterans Affairs Departments in Lake County#59 of 211 Veterans Affairs Departments in Indiana#2,157 in Veterans Affairs Departments

Veterans of Foreign Wars Contact Information

View Address and Phone Number for Veterans of Foreign Wars, a Veterans Affairs Department, at Hendricks Street, Merrillville IN.

Veterans of Foreign Wars
6880 Hendricks Street
Merrillville, Indiana, 46410

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Veterans Affairs Departments Nearby

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About the Veterans of Foreign Wars

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, located in Merrillville, IN, provides support for veterans of the US Armed Forces. Veteran Services connects veterans with several government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the federal, Indiana state, and Merrillville 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 Merrillville.

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

Merrillville Veteran Statistics

Find Merrillville 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.

Merrillville Veteran Status
 MerrillvilleLake County
Veterans2,299 (8.6%)28,701 (7.7%)
Merrillville VA Health Care Coverage
 MerrillvilleLake County
VA Health Care Coverage948 (2.7%)9,922 (2.0%)
No Other Coverage124 (0.4%)1,088 (0.2%)
Age: Under 19-79
Age: 19 to 64 Years3994,337
Age: 65 Years+5495,506
Merrillville Period of Military Service
 MerrillvilleLake County
Gulf War (2001+), no Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era1722,127
Gulf War (2001+) and Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era168949
Gulf War (2001+), and Gulf War (90-01), and Vietnam Era-45
Gulf War (90-01), no Vietnam Era4053,482
Gulf War (90-01) and Vietnam Era8120
Vietnam Era, no Korean War, no World War II62910,249
Vietnam Era and Korean War, no World War II-6
Vietnam Era and Korean War and World War II--
Korean War, no Vietnam Era, no World War II1962,768
Korean War and World War II, no Vietnam Era-8
World War II, no Korean War, no Vietnam Era481,335
Between Gulf War and Vietnam Era only3504,411
Between Vietnam Era and Korean War only2973,057
Between Korean War and World War II only26119
Pre-World War II only-25