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Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
State Service Office Personnel

ALABAMA
Mickey Payne
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Regional Office
345 Perry Hill Road - Room 1-124
Montgomery, AL  36109
Phone:  334 213-3439
FAX:  334 213-3478
E-Mail:  vfpaynm@vba.va.gov 

ALASKA
John R. Kelley
VFW Department Service Office
VA Regional Office 
2925 DeBarr Road, Suite 3106
Anchorage, AK  99508-2989
Phone:  907 276-8213
FAX:  907 278-6780
E-Mail:  johnr.r.kelley@vba.va.gov

ARIZONA
Ted Griffith
VFW Department Service Officer
3333  N Central Ave, Ste 1049
Phoenix, AZ  85304
Phone:  602 627-3316
FAX:  602 627-3320 
E-Mail:  vfgrift@vba.va.gov

John McNulty
VFW Assistant Service and Liaison Officer
Cart T. Hayden Medical Center
650 East Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ  85012
Phone: 602-277-5551, Ext 7447

Kenneth Buckley
VFW Service and Liaison Officer
VA Medical Center
Prescott, AZ  86313
Phone:  928 445-4860, Ext. 6066

Donald Maynard
VFW Service and Liaison Officer
Carl T. Hayden S/E Extension Clinic
6001 S. Power Road - Building 237
Mesa, AZ  85206-0910
Phone:  602 222-6568/6559

John L. Evers
VFW Service and Liaison Officer
Carl T. Hayden N/W Extension Clinic
10147 W. Grand Avenue
Sun City, AZ  85351
Phone:  602 222-2630/2631/2632

Claudie Johnson
VFW Service and Liaison Officer
Sierra Vista VA Clinic
R.W.B.A. Community Health Clinic -Bldg. 45006
Fort Huachuca, AZ  85613
Phone:  520 458-2803

ARKANSAS
Jimmie E. Bryant
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Regional Office
2200 Fort Roots Dr
Building 65, Room 119
North Little Rock, AR  72114
Phone:  501 370-3820
FAX:  501 370-3829
E-Mail:  jim.e.bryant@vba.va.gov

CALIFORNIA
Charles R. Moran, Jr.
VFW Department Service Officer
Oakland Federal Building
1301 Clay Street, Room 1140N
Oakland, CA  94612
Phone:  510 835-1246
FAX:  510 835-8029
E-Mail: VFCOLLM@vba.va.gov

Daniel M. Ortiz
VFW Department Service Officer
Federal Bldg. Room 5202
11000 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: 310 235-7129
FAX: 310-575-9722
E-Mail: 
Daniel.m.ortiz@vba.va.gov

Scott Langhoff
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Regional Office
8810 Rio San Diego Dr.– Room 1161
San Diego, CA 92108 
Phone:  619 400-5322
FAX:  619 291-8516
E-Mail:  scott.langhoff@vba.va.gov

Richard Springer
VFW Assistant Service Officer
10365 Old Placerville Rd
Sacramento, CA  95827
Phone: 916-364-6798
FAX: 916-364-1530
E-Mail: Richard.springer@vba.va.gov

COLORADO
Gregory J. Miller
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Regional Office
155 Van Gordon Street - Room #360
Box 25126
Denver, CO 80225
Phone:  303 914-5595/96/97
FAX:  303 914-5598

CONNECTICUT
Glenn N. Tewksbury
VFW Department Service Officer
PO Box 310909
Room 3133
555 Willard Avenue
Newington, CT  06131-0909
Phone: 860 594-6610 
FAX:  860 667-1214
E-Mail
vfwgtewk@vba.gov

DELAWARE
James R. Withrow
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Medical & Regional Office Center
1601 Kirkwood Highway, Room 21
Wilmington, DE  19805
Phone:  302 633-5326
FAX:  302 633-5507
E-Mail jimwithrow@vba.va.gov 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Rodney Grim
m
VFW National Service Officer Supervisor
1722 Eye Street, Suite 207
Washington, DC  20421    

PHONE:  (202) 530-9385
FAX:  202 775-9475
E-Mail: rodney.grimm@vba.va.gov

EUROPE
Dale R. Nagan  (LEAVE NAME OFF ENVELOPE)
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Attn: Dpt of Eur Service Officer
CMR 454 Box 3045
APO AE 09250-3045
Phone/FAX: 011-49-911- 9602633 or 60046025 
E-Mail Dale.Nagan@t-online.de 

FLORIDA
Kenneth A. Thie
Director, Veterans Service Officer 
VFW Department of Florida
VA Regional Office, Room 217
(Mail:  P.O. Box 1437)
St. Petersburg, FL  33731
Phone:  727 319-7483 
FAX 727 319 7776
E-Mail vfwkthie@vba.va.gov 

GEORGIA
George A. Langford
VFW Department Service Officer
1700 Clairmont Road - Rm 1.318
Decatur, GA  30033-4032
Phone:  404 929-5345
FAX:  404 929-5347
E-Mail: 
george.langford@vba.va.gov 

HAWAII
William Castro
VFW Department Service Officer
Tripler Army Medical Center
459 Patterson, Rd. E-Wing 
Room 1C104
Honolulu, HI 96819-1522
Phone:  808 433 0494/0495
FAX:   808 433-0388
E-Mail
vfcastw@vba.va.gov

IDAHO
Tom Ressler
VFW Department Service Officer
805 W. Franklin Street
Boise, ID  83702-5560
Phone:  208 334-1245
FAX:  208 334-3549
E-Mail:  resslert@veterans.idaho.gov 

ILLINOIS
Carl V. DiGrazia
VFW Department Service Officer
2122 West Taylor Street, Room 127
Chicago, IL  60612
Phone:  312 980-4284
FAX:  312 706-6680
E-Mail:  carl.digrazia@vba.va.gov

Lonzo M. Murray
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
Richland Plaza 1
521 W. Main St. Ste 201G
Belleville, IL  62220-1533
Phone:  618 235-4830
FAX: 618 235-4168
E-Mail: vfwsobell@peaknet.net

INDIANA
Paul D. Curtice
VFW Department Service Officer
575 N. Pennsylvania Street, RM 374
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Phone:  317 226-7932/7936
FAX:  317 226-5412
E-Mail:  paul.curtice@vba.va.gov

IOWA
M. Terry Lipovac
VFW Department Service Officer 
Federal Building, Room 1033-C
Des Moines, IA  50309
Phone:  515 323-7546
FAX:  515 323-7405
E-Mail terry.lipovac@vba.va.gov

Ralph L. Rosenberger
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
Iowa City, IA  52246
Phone: 319 339-7063
E-Mail: rosenberge.ralph@omaha.med.va.gov

KANSAS
Charles E. Barnes
VFW Department  Service Officer
VA Medical & Regional Office Center
5500 East Kellogg
Wichita, KS  67218
Phone:  316 688-6801/6802
FTS:   8-700 752-6801/6802
FAX:  316 688-6777
E-Mail:  charlesb@vba.va.gov

VACANT
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
2200 Gage Boulevard
Topeka, KS  66622
Phone:  785 350-4491
FAX: 785 350-4472

Patrick Davidson
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
DDE DVAMC
Leavenworth, KS  66048
Phone:  913 758-4296
FAX: 913-758-4257
E-Mail Patrick.Davidson@med.va.gov

KENTUCKY
Joseph H. Humphrey
VFW Department Service Officer
PO Box 2105
Louisville, KY  40201-2105
Phone:  502 582-5840
FAX:  502 595-3605
E-Mail:  vavbalou/ro/vfw@vba.va.gov

LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN
Michael Robinson
PSC #2, Box R-3733
APO AA 34002
Phone: 011-507-227-5444 ext 110
E-Mail: panamarobby@gmail.com

LOUISIANA
Robert “Bob” Barnes
VFW Department Service Officer
P.O. Box 94095, CAP. STA.
Baton Rouge, LA  70804-9095
Phone:  225-922-0500, ext 201
FAX:     225-922-0511
E-Mail
bbarnes@vetaffairs.com

Larry Harris
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
Federal Building, PO Box 52438
New Orleans, LA  70152-2438
Phone: 504-619-4345
FAX: 504-568-7589
E-Mail: laharrl@vba.va.gov

MAINE
Rene A. Deschene, Sr.
VFW Department Service Officer
Department of VA Togus
Box 3311
Augusta, ME  04330-3311
Phone:  207 623-5723
FAX: 207 626-4732
E-Mail:  rene.deschene@vba.va.gov

MARYLAND
Phillip S. Medlin Sr.
VFW Department Service Officer
Fallon Federal Building
31 Hopkins Plaza, Room 114E
Baltimore, MD  21201-2823
Phone:  410 230-4480
FAX:  410 230-4481
E-Mail: phil.medlin@vba.va.gov

MASSACHUSETTS
Raymond C. O’Brien
VFW Department Service Officer
John F. Kennedy Federal Building
Government Center - Room 1500-C
Boston, MA  02203
Phone:  617 303-5688
FAX:  617 227-2024
E-Mail:
Raymond.obrien@vba.va.gov

MICHIGAN
Daniel J. Crocker
State Service Director
VFW Department of Michigan
Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building
477 Michigan Avenue, Room 1215
Detroit, MI  48226
Phone:  313 964-6510
FAX:  313 964-6545
E-Mail:  daniel.crocker@vba.va.gov

Arthur C. Bates
Oscoda VA Out-Patient Clinic

5671 Skeel Ave., Suite #4
Oscoda, MI  48750
Phone:  877-472-0282

Kenneth J. Aune
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
4646 John R. - Room A-1011
Detroit, MI  48201-1932
Phone:  313 833-8184/313 576-3507
FAX: 313 576-1062

VACANT
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
325 E "H: Street
Iron Mountain, MI  49801
Phone: 906-774-3300 ext. 3195

Ben Maycroft
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
Battle Creek, MI  49016
Phone:  269-966-5600 x 3629

VACANT
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
Upper Peninusula
Phone:  906 487-5514

MINNESOTA
Thomas L. Hanson
Director, VFW Claims Division
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.
Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building
1 Federal Drive - Room 184
Fort Snelling, MN  55111-4007
Phone:  612 970-5669
FAX:  612 970-5404
E-Mail:  thomas.hanson@vba.va.gov

MISSISSIPPI
Allen Thompson
VFW Department Service Officer
1600 East Woodrow Wilson Blvd.
Jackson, MS  39216
Phone:  601 364-7190
FAX:  601 364-7226
E-Mail:  vfwms@aol.com 

MISSOURI
Dennis F. Flynn
VFW Department Service Officer
400 S. 18th Street - Room 105
St. Louis, MO  63103
Phone:  314 552-9886
FAX:  314 231-2957
E-Mail:  vfwdflyn@vba.va.gov

Kathleen S. Lee
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Hospital
4801 Linwood Blvd., Room 1431
Kansas City, MO  64128
Phone: 816-922-2881
FAX: 816-922-2881

Forest E. Lane
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
915 North Grand, Room A 332
St. Louis, MO  63106
Phone:  314 289-6382
FAX: 314 289-6482

MISSOURI (continued)
Jason Blakemore

VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
800 Stadium Road, Room A 125
Columbia, MO  65201
Phone:  573 814-6007
FAX: 573 814-6009

Melissa Adams
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
Building 6, Room 106
Poplar Bluff, MO  63901
Phone:  573 778-4614
FAX: 573 778-4017

MONTANA
Robert Schwegel
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Medical & Regional Office Center
Box 52
Fort Harrison, MT  59636
Phone:  406 443-8757
FAX: 
406 495-2009

E-Mail: robert.schwegel@vba.va.gov

NEBRASKA
F
rank Bracken
VFW Department Service Officer
5631 South 48th Street
Lincoln, NE  68516
Phone:  402 420-4021/4023
FAX:  402 471-7070
E-Mail:  frank.bracken@vba.va.gov 

NEVADA
Paul Ruprecht
VFW Department Service Officer
1201 Terminal Way, Room 106
Reno, NV  89502
Phone: 775 322-1117
FAX:  775 322-4042
E-Mail: paul.ruprecht@vba.va.gov

NEW HAMPSHIRE
John A. Barrett
VFW Department Service Officer
Norris Cotton Federal Building
275 Chestnut Street
Manchester, NH  03101
Phone:  603 222-5780
FAX:  603 222-5783 (please call first)

NEW JERSEY
Bernard J. McElwee
VFW Department Service Officer
20 Washington Place
Newark, NJ  07102
Phone:  973 297-3226
FAX:  973 623-1244
E-Mail:  bernard.mcelwee@vba.va.gov

NEW MEXICO
James D. Andrews
VFW Department Service Officer
500 Gold Avenue, S.W., Suite 3009
Albuquerque, NM  87102
Phone:  505 346-4881
FAX:  505 346-4880
E-Mail: james.andrews@vba.va.gov

NEW YORK
Edith Lombardi
VFW Department Service Officer
245 West Houston Street - Room 207
New York, NY  10014-4805
Phone:  212 807-3164
FAX:  212 807-4023
E-Mail: vflombe@vba.va.gov

VACANT
VFW Asst. Department Service Officer
Samuel S. Stratton VA Medical 
(500/272K2)
113 Holland Avenue, Room C-308-3
Albany, NY  12208
Phone:  518 626-5688 or 518-626-5687
FAX:  518 626-5694

VACANT
VFW Department Service Officer 
130 S. Elmwood Avenue, Suite 626
Buffalo, NY  14202-2484
Phone:  716 857-3348/3349
FAX: 716 857-3484

James H. Vinsonhaler
VFW Department Service Officer
344 West Genesee Street - Suite 205
Syracuse, NY  13202
Phone:  315 423-5539
FAX:  315 479-8993
E-Mail:
james.vinsonhaler@vba.va.gov

NORTH CAROLINA
James O. Ward
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Regional Office
251 North Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27155  
(DO NOT OPEN IN MAIL ROOM)
Phone:  336 631-5457
FAX:  336 631-0901
E-Mail:  jim.ward@vba.va.gov

NORTH DAKOTA
Dale T. Ronning
VFW Department Service Officer (5)
VAM & ROC
2101 North Elm Street - Suite 205
Fargo, ND  58102
Phone:  701 451-4635
FAX:  701 451-4670
E-Mail:  dale.ronning@vba.va.gov

OHIO
Robert A. Poole
VFW State Service Officer
Federal Building
1240 East 9th Street, Room 1043
Cleveland, OH  44199
Phone:  216 522-3510/3511
FAX:  216 522-7335
E-Mail:  robert.poole@vba.va.gov

Ronald Hook
Veterans Service Director
VFW Department Ohio
59 Hudson Street
Athens, OH  45701
PHONE: 740-593-8309
FAX 740-592-2121
E-Mail: ronhook@ohiohills.com

Jim Eddins
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
Society Bank Center
36 East 7th Street, Suite 225
Cincinnati, OH  45202
Phone:  513 684-2661 (Tues. & Thurs.)
FAX:  513 684-2661 (call first)

ATTN: Dr. James (Jim) Eddins, Jr.
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
3200 Vine Street, Room 162H
Cincinnati, OH  45220
Phone:  513 475-6439 (Mon., Wed., Fri.)
(SEND ALL  MAIL TO THIS ADDRESS)

Frank Brooks
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
10701 East Blvd B-114
Cleveland, OH  44106
Phone:  216 791-3800 ext. 4154
FAX:  216 231-3451 (Tues., Wed., Thurs.)

Dave Nielsen
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
VA Medical Center
P.O. Box 254
Dayton, OH  45428
Phone:  937 268-6511, Ext. 2964
FAX:  937 267-3914
E-Mail: David.Nielsen@med.va.gov

Jerry Knapp
VFW
Assistant Department Service Officer
c/o VA Outpatient Clinic
3333 Glendale Avenue, Room 12
Toledo, OH  43614
Phone: 419-259-2000 ext 3019
FAX:    419-259-2062

OKLAHOMA
William Weidner
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Regional Office
125 South Main Street
Muskogee, OK  74401
Phone:  918 781-7769
FAX:  918 686-6604
E-Mail:  musrovfw@vba.va.gov 

Charles Ogden
VFW Assistant Department Service Officer
c/o VA Medical Center
921 Northeast 13th Street, Rm 1B109F
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Phone:  405 270-0501, Ext. 5476
FAX: 405-290-1757
E-Mail: nostones2thro@aol.com

OREGON
Jackie L. Zule
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Regional Office
1220 Southwest 3rd Avenue - Rm 1690
Portland, OR  97204
Phone:  503 326-2614
FAX:  503 326-2615
E-Mail:  vfzulej@vba.va.gov

PACIFIC AREAS
William Johnson
Box R-CV
FPO, AP  96517-1000
Phone: (63) (45) 892-2407
FAX: 63 45 892-2406
E-Mail: wc21john@mozcom.com

PENNSYLVANIA
Jerry Brooks
VFW Department Service Officer
5000 Wissahickon Avenue
(MAIL:  VARO & Insurance Center)
ATTN:  VFW, P.O. Box 42938
Philadelphia, PA  19101-2938
Phone:  215 842-2000, Ext. 4213
             215 381-3123
FAX:   215 381-3491
E-Mail: jerry.brooks@vba.va.gov

Carmen A. DeSanti (interim)
VFW Department Service Officer
1000 Liberty Avenue, Room 432-E
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
Phone:  412 395-6259/6260
FAX:   412 395-6261

VACANT
VFW Department Service Officer
1123 East End Blvd., Bldg. 35, Suite 1
Wilkes-Barre, PA  18702
Phone:  570 821-2535/2536
FAX: 570 821-2539
E-Mail:

PUERTO RICO
Jaime O. Domenech
VFW Service Officer
P.O. Box 33131
Veterans Plaza Station
San Juan, PR  00933-3131
Phone:  787 772-7456
FAX:   787 772-7474
E-Mail: jaime.domenesch@vba.va.gov

RHODE ISLAND
Steven Topp
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Regional Office
380 Westminster Street
Providence, RI  02903
Phone:  401 223-3689/3690
FAX:  401 272-2580
E-Mail:
nsostopp@vba.va.gov

SOUTH CAROLINA
VACANT

VFW Department Service Officer
1801 Assembly Street, Room 222
Columbia, SC  29201
Phone:  803 255-4304
FAX:  803 255-4303

SOUTH DAKOTA
David W. Parr
VFW State Service Officer
VA Regional Office
2501 West 22nd Street
P.O. Box 5046
Sioux Falls, SD  57117-5046
Phone:  605 333-6869
FAX:  605 333-5386
E-Mail:
david.parr@vba.va.gov

TENNESSEE
William G. Crawford
Director of Claims
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Regional Office
110 9th Avenue South, Rm 310-A
Nashville, TN 37203-3820
Phone 615-741-1863
FAX: 615-741-6231
E-Mail william.crawford@vba.va.gov

Don Smith
VFW State Service Officer
90 East Spring St.
Veterans Memorial Building
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone 931-526-6929
FAX: 931-372-2546
E-Mail donald.smith@state.tn.us

TEXAS
Randy Collins
VFW Department Service Officer
One Veterans Plaza
701 Clay Street
Waco, TX  76799
Phone:  254 299-9959
FAX:  254 299-9970
E-Mail: VSORcoll@vba.va.gov 

Forrest Hillgartner
VFW Department Service Officer
6900 Almeda Road
Houston, Texas  77030-4200
Phone:  (713) 794-3669
FAX:  (713) 795-0906
E-Mail:  forrest.hillgartner@vba.va.gov

UTAH
H. Michael Jensen
VFW Department Service Officer
550 Foothill Drive, Suite 203
PO Box 581900
Salt Lake City, UT  84158-1900
Phone:  801 326-2385
FAX:  801 326-2388
E-Mail: 
michael.jensen@vba.va.gov

VERMONT
Leonard E. Doscinski
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Medical & Regional Office Center
215 North Main St
White River Junction, VT  05009
Phone:  802 296-5168
FAX:  802 296-5198
E-Mail:  leonard.doscinski@vba.va.gov

VIRGINIA
Fred Fralin
VFW Department Service Officer
Poff Federal Building
270 Franklin Road, S.W., Room 503
Roanoke, VA  24011-2215
Phone:  540 857-7101
FAX:  5540 857-6437 or 540 857-7573
E-Mail: fred.fralin@dvs.virginia.gov 

WASHINGTON
Court Fraley
VFW Department Service Officer
915 Second Avenue, Room 1040
Seattle, WA  98174
(DO NOT OPEN IN MAIL ROOM)
Phone:  206 220-6191
FAX:  206 220-6241
E-Mail vfwcfral@vba.va.gov 

Rene Taculad
VFW Service Officer
2711 Oakes Avenue
Everett, WA  98201
Phone:  425 304-1223
FAX:  425 339-5550
E-Mail: renet12@verizon.net

WEST VIRGINIA
Keith Gwinn
VFW Department Service Officer
1321 Plaza East, Suite 109
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone:  304 558-3661
FAX : 304 558-3662
E-Mail: vaochief@aol.com

Michael Craig
VFW Assistant Dept Service Officer
640 Fourth Avenue, Room 108
Huntington, WV. 25701
Phone: 304-399-9395
Fax: 304-528-5738
E-Mail: mcraig@vba.va.gov

WISCONSIN
Brian R. Feltes
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Regional Office
5400 W National Ave. , Rm. 166
Milwaukee, WI  53214-3416
Phone:  414 902-5748
FAX:    414 902-9412
E-Mail:  brian.feltes@vba.va.gov 

WYOMING
Robert L. Craft, Jr.
VFW Department Service Officer
VA Medical & Regional Ofc Center
2360 East Pershing Boulevard
Cheyenne, WY  82001
Phone:  307 778-7340
FAX:  307 778-7549
E-Mail:  bob.craft@vba.va.gov

 

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