to recent census data, there are over 1300 veterans in the borough of Kodiak.
Just over 300 of those are registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs
to receive health benefits. Today's guests are all from the the Department of Veterans Affairs including Rural Health Program Coordinator Susan Yeager, Director of the Rural Health Resource Center Dr. Byron Bair, Chief of Intergrated Care Service Delynn James and psychologist Dr. Brett Hicken.
There are three tribal veteran representatives in Kodiak. These representatives are available to help all Kodiak-area vets.
Denise Malutin at the Native Village of Afognak
Lynette Ponte at the American Legion
Frank Peterson at the Sun'aq Tribe
Returning Veterans http://www.oefoif.va.gov/
VA Benefit Payment Rates http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/rates/
Burial and Memorial Benefits
Military Personnel Records http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/
Office of Rural Health http://www.ruralhealth.va.gov/
Mental Health http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/
Health Records https://www.myhealth.va.gov/index.html
Health Benefits http://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/
Women's Health http://www.womenshealth.va.gov/
Military Sexual Trauma Counseling http://www.vetcenter.va.gov/Military_Sexual_Trauma.asp
Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service http://www.prosthetics.va.gov/
Home Loans http://www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/
Life Insurance http://www.insurance.va.gov/miscellaneous/index.htm
Vet Center http://www.vetcenter.va.gov/index.asp
National Resource Directory https://www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov/
Presidential Memorial Certificates http://www.cem.va.gov/pmc.asp
VA Home Page http://www.va.gov/