America's Oldest Continuously Operating American Legion Post

Service Officers

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Post 1 has three outstanding Service Officers who provide FREE advice and assistance to any veteran (you do not have to join Post 1 to receive assistance).  The Service Officers provide the following services:

  • VA benefits counselling (including disability benefits)
  • Employment referral
  • Food pantry for veterans
  • Other assistance to veterans where funds and resources are available

Service Officer hours can be found on the Contact Page.malinda_rippy

No appointment needed, just show up and sign in.  First come, first served.

If you are seeking VA disability counselling, if possible, bring the following information with you:

  • DD Form 214 (Issued at separation)
  • Service medical records (outpatient), dental records, entrance and separation examination reports
  • Inpatient hospitalization records (private or military)
  • Private outpatient medical records (if applicable)
  • Personnel file
  • Line of Duty (LOD) investigation reports
  • Overseas or temporary duty (travel) orders
  • ALL VA correspondence and prior claims