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Boundary County Veterans Memorial
Jim Wilson, Veterans Service Officer
P.O. Box 419
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
(208) 267-8611 (Office)
(208) 267-5166 (Home)
Boundary County has had a long and proud history of service in all branches of the United States Armed Forces, and Boundary County recognizes and appreciates their contributions and sacrifices. The Boundary County Veterans Service Officer is available to all military veterans and their dependents to provide assistance in filling out claims, obtaining lost records, to discover what benefits are available and to register veterans for medical service at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Spokane and at the VA Mobile Medical Clinic.
Regardless of whether a veteran anticipates making use of benefits upon honorable conclusion of their service, each veteran is encouraged to contact the Veterans Service Officer and to register as a veteran by submitting your discharge form DD 214. The Veterans Service Office is located in the VFW Hall at 6635 Lincoln Street, and is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Thursday. In some cases, he will make home visits, and is available by calling his home whenever a need arises.
The VA Veteran's Affairs Clinic visits Boundary County once each month, offering medical services to veterans and providing additional administrative services. State Veterans Service Officer Ken Pilcher usually accompanies the clinic. To schedule an appointment, call the Veterans Service Office or the VA Medical Center, (509) 327-0292. Veterans without appointments will be seen on a space-available basis only.
Veterans seeking assistance in obtaining employment are encouraged to call the veterans advisor at the Bonners Ferry Job Service, (208) 267-5581.
Department of Veterans Affairs