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Congressman Richard Neal

Representing the 1st District of Massachusetts

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Veterans Resources


Where is the nearest VA benefits office?
How can I contact the Department of Veterans Affairs?
How do I get a copy of my military records?
How can I get my medals replaced?

 


 

Where is the nearest VA benefits office?

The nearest benefits office for the Department of Veterans Affairs is:

Springfield Vet Center   
1985 Main St. Northgate Plaza 
Springfield,  MA  01103
Phone: 413-737-5167
 

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How can I contact the Department of Veterans Affairs?

The VA has toll free numbers for the convenience of veterans and dependents.

VA Benefits: 1-800-827-1000
Healthcare: 1-877-222-8387
Education: 1-888-442-4551
Life Insurance: 1-800-669-8477
Debt Management: 1-800-827-0648
Mammography Hotline: 1-888-492-7844
Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD): 1-800-829-4833
CHAMPVA: 1-800-733-8387
Headstones/Markers: 1-800-697-6947

Special Health Issues:
Gulf War/Agent Orange/Project 112/Shad: 1-800-749-8387
Sexual Trauma Hotline: 1-800-827-1000

Additionally, there are a number of online resources that may be helpful to you:

Online Veterans Benefits
Military Service Records
Veterans' Benefits
Veterans' Benefits Fact Sheet
Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Service
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How do I get a copy of my military records?

For copies of your military service records you may contact:

National Personnel Records Center
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63132-5100

https://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/

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How can I get my medals replaced?

You can request replacement for lost or stolen medals from the National Personnel Records Center:

National Personnel Records Center
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63132-5100

https://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/replacement-medals.html