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 Local office:
Ask for assistance in obtaining:
• Burial Flag
• Presidential Memorial Certificate • Markers and Headstones
• Federal Burial Benefits – amounts for burial space and funeral service vary depending on service
• Soldier and Sailor Relief Benefits (administered in Michigan at the County level) - $300 benefit for veterans or their spouse. Must have served during wartime and subject to asset limits.
Veterans Administration
Kent County Veterans Services, 836 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Tel: 616-632-5722
Wartime Service Dates
World War I World War II Korean Conflict Vietnam War Gulf War
April 6, 1917 – November 11, 1918 (Russian service until April 1, 1920) December 7, 1941 – December 31, 1946
June 27, 1950 – January 31, 1955
February 28, 1961 – May 7, 1975
August 2, 1990 – Date to be determined by law or Presidential Proclamation
If you need help locating Military Discharge Papers, please ask us for assistance. You can also request records by visiting the National Personal Records Center at www.nara.gov
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