Veterans Services

Our purpose is to provide Union County Veterans access to Federal, State, and County benefits and entitlements Veterans Daybased on their service in the United States Armed Forces and auxiliary services. Federal benefits include, but are not limited to, assistance with claims to service-connect diseases or disabilities incurred by active military service, apply for pension, vocational rehabilitation, education, VA insurance, VA home loan certificates, health care from Veteran Affairs Medical Centers and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers, and national cemeteries.

State benefits include, but are not limited to, scholarships for the children of disabled or deceased NC veterans, special hunting and fishing license, special license plates, handicapped parking privileges, and property tax relief provided to qualified veterans. There are three state veterans cemeteries available and a state veterans nursing home in Fayetteville, NC. Free representation for claims at the VA Regional Office and Board of Veteran Appeals is available from state veterans service officers.

County benefits include representation by a county veterans service officer for filing, reopening, or appealing claims, transportation to VAMC's in NC, and property tax relief for qualified veterans.

Military retirees and their dependents are assisted with Tricare claims and applying for military ID cards. Survivor's are assisted with applying for accrued benefits from the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs, Survivor's Benefits Plan, VA Survivor's Pension, burial flag, burial allowance, government marker, or VA insurance.

  • November 9, 2013, Veterans Day Ceremony, Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport and Warbirds over Monroe Airshow For last year’s information, visit http://www.warbirdsovermonroe.com and check back for updated dates/times.
  • November 7, 2013, Union County Senior Health & Wellness Expo. A Veterans Service Officer will be present at the Senior Health & Wellness Expo to provide general information regarding veterans benefits. NC Cooperative Extension-Union County Agriculture Center, 3230 Presson Rd., Monroe, NC, 28112. POC: 704-283-3807

Would you like to share your veteran story and/or provide suggestions, comments or feedback?  Please click here for the Release of Information and email the signed release and your testimonial to:  Michelle Marcano  or fax to704-283-3850.

Contact
Contact
Union County Veterans Services
Michelle Marcano, Division Director
500 N. Main Street, Suite 629
Monroe, NC 28112-4730
 
704-283-3807 (Main)
704-283-3771 (Alternate)
704-283-3744 (Alternate)

Fax: 704-283-3850

VA Regional Office 1-800-827-1000
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