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"Serving those who honored Kansas with their service and sacrifices,  
as they have served us"


The Kansas Commission on Veterans' Affairs Office mission is to provide Kansas veterans, their relatives, and other eligible dependents with information, advice, direction, and assistance through the coordination of programs and services.

  • Scratch Lottery

    Sales of select Kansas Lottery scratch tickets fund Veterans Programs!
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  • Memorial Day 2017

    State veteran cemeteries at Ft. Dodge, Ft. Riley, Wakeeney, and Winfield all hosted Memorial Day services.
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  • Captured - The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes

    The Kansas Historical Society has produced a comprehensive exhibit about a Topeka resident born in 1888 who fought in WWI and WWII. Learn more about Colonel Hughes from now until May 27th, 2018 at the Kansas Museum of history in Topeka or online.
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  • A New Mobile Office in Town

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  • Kansas Vietnam Veteran Era Medallion Program

    The Vietnam Era Veterans Medallion Program approved by the Kansas Legislature and signed by the Governor provides a Vietnam Era Medallion, Medal and a Certificate of Appreciation from the State of Kansas to veterans.
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Kansas Vietnam Veteran Era Medallion Program

The Vietnam Era Veterans Medallion Program approved by the Kansas Legislature and signed by the Governor provides a Vietnam Era Medallion, Medal and a Certificate of Appreciation from the State of Kansas to veterans.
IF you served active duty in the United States military at any time between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975, you may be eligible. 

Since passage of the bill, the agency has honored over 5,400 Vietnam Era veterans, and participated in 33 medallion ceremonies.  The Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs Office continues to receive inquiries and applications from veterans and their families wanting to know how a Vietnam Era veteran or their surviving family members can apply for the medal, medallion and certificate provided for by the State of Kansas.

To apply click on the link to find the application: Vietnam Medallion Application Form.

If your organization would like to schedule a medallion ceremony for the Vietnam Era veterans in your community you can call (785) 296-3976 and we will be happy to guide you or your organization through the process.

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Equipment Operator / Fort Dodge Cemetery - Closes July 26, 2017

IN AN EMOTIONAL CRISIS AND NEED HELP

If you are a veteran in emotional crisis and need help RIGHT NOW, call this toll-free number 1-800-273-8255, available 24/7, and tell them you are a veteran. All calls are confidential.

For Information Call
(800) 513-7731
 
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