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This office is limited in what we provide for Veterans and their families. There are people and facilities that have a greater knowledge of specified benefits.  It is our intention to provide as much information as possible to better enable Veterans and their families in obtaining other benefits. We only relay the information given us and cannot be liable for misinformation or non-updated information.

FEDERAL BENEFITS: These benefits are the same nationally.

Burial and Memorial: Headstone and grave markers      Compensation and Pension: to check on status
also to check on burial benefits, and military honors         1-800-827-1000       Automated, follow prompts 
1-800-697-6947                                                                                      to reach a customer representative

Education: Check on Montogmery GI Bill                            VA Home Loans: certificate of eligibility, questions
1-888-442-4551    www.gibill.va.gov                                     Regional loan center: 1-800-827-0611
University of Arkansas: benefits counselors                                  www.homeloans.va.gov
Carol Altom: 479-575-3553                                                           (scroll to bottom of page)
Erika Gamboa: 479-575-5372                                                    Local contact: Ed Fogarty: 444-4000

Health Care: many different agencies                                  Life Insurance: information on other programs
general: 1-877-222-8387                                                        general: 1-800-669-8477
ChampVA: 1-800-733-8387                                                    website: www.insurance.va.gov
Mammography help line: 1-888-492-7844                           (scroll to bottom of page)
Health eligibility Center: 1-800-929-8387                 

Vocational Rehabilitation:
Fayetteville Office: Barbara Hubbard 479-582-7105
Little Rock Office: Matthew Griffith 501-370-3780

STATE BENEFITS: These are benefits for Arkansas. State benefits vary by state.

  • Arkansas Dept of Veterans Affairs website:www.veterans.arkansas.gov/index.html
    This website has alot of useful information for the state of Arkansas.
  • Deers Cards/ Id Cards (local) Army Nat'l Guard Armory: 479-442-5789
  • Employment Veterans Rep: Timothy Birch Farley: 479-587-3082

VA Medical Center in Fayetteville: 479-443-4301 or 1-800-691-8387
       website: www.fayettevillear.va.gov/index.asp   (scroll to bottom of page)

VA Nursing home, Fayetteville Location: 479-444-7001
       website: www.veterans.arkansas.gov/fayettevillehome.html (scroll to bottom of page)

Fayetteville National Cemetary: 479-444-5051


 Other Phone Numbers: 

  •  Defense Finance Accounting Service (DFAS): 1-800-321-1080
  • Milwaukee Pension Center: 1-877-294-6380
  • St. Louis Personnel Records Center: 314-538-4550 or www.archives.gov/st-louis
  • Board of Appeals in Washington DC: 202-565-5436 (to check on a claim)
  • VA Medical Center in Little Rock: 501-257-1000
  • VA Medical Center in Muskogee,Ok : 918-683-3261 or 1-888-397-8387
  • Debt Management Center: 1-800-827-0648
  • Direct Deposit (to change information, or accounts): 1-877-838-2778