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Tri-County Veterans Services


Eric Akin
Tri-County Veterans Officer

cell number is (541) 705-0051
Sherman County Senior & Community Center
300 Dewey Street
Moro, OR
Tuesday - Wheeler County; Wheeler Family Services Bldg, Fossil
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed noon to 1:00 pm)

Wednesday - Sherman County; Senior & Community Center, Moro
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed noon to 1:00 pm)

Thursday - Gilliam County; Gilliam County Courthouse, Condon
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed noon to 1:00 pm)

Tri-County Veterans Services

About the Tri-County Veterans Service Office

The Tri-County Veterans Service Office serves Sherman, Gilliam, and Wheeler county veterans and their families. It provides the following, plus other services, to discharged veterans:

  • Disability claims (claims must be service connected)
  • Education benefits
  • Job assistance
  • Veterans health care
  • Pension claims
  • Help with transportation
  • Widow's and survivor's benefits
  • State benefit assistance
  • Burial benefits
  • Emergency assistance
  • Home loan paperwork assistance
  • Veterans’ license plates
  • Ordering service or medical records
  • Ordering military medals
  • Referrals to state representative payees in cases where veterans feel they can no longer take care of their own finances.

Services are provided to veterans with discharges that are not "dishonorable" discharges. However, the Tri-County Veterans Service Office also can provide help in fighting a dishonorable discharge if needed. Walk-ins are welcome.

NEW! Certified Assister for the Oregon Health Plan - provides assistance with on-line OHP application.

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