Howard County, IN

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Howard County Admin. Center
220 N. Main St. Room 101
Kokomo, Indiana 46901 
Phone: 765-456-2511
Fax: 765-456-7002

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Monday - Friday
8:00AM – 12:00 Noon
1:00PM - 4:00PM

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Howard County Admin. Center
220 N Main
Kokomo, IN 46901
webmaster@co.howard.in.us

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Services

Aid and Attendance

Veterans and survivors who are eligible for a VA pension and require the aid and attendance of another person, or are homebound, may be eligible for additional monetary payment. These benefits are paid in addition to monthly pension, and they are not paid without eligibility to your pension.

Education

Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty- The MGIB-AD program (sometimes known as Chapter 30), provides education benefits to veterans and Service members who have at least two years of active duty. Assistance may be used for a college degree & certificate programs, technical or vocational course, flight training, apprenticeships or on-the-job training, high tech training, licensing & certification tests, entrepreneurship training, certain entrance examinations and correspondence courses.

Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve - The MGIB-SR program provides education and training benefits to eligible members of the Selected Reserve, including the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve and the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard. Assistance may be used for a college degree & certificate programs, technical or vocational course, flight training, apprenticeships or on-the-job training, high tech training, licensing & certification tests, entrepreneurship training, certain entrance examinations and correspondence courses.

Remission of Fees - Veteran Entered Service BEFORE July 1, 2011

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment - VA's Education and Career Counseling program is a great opportunity for Service members and Veterans to get personalized counseling and support to help guide their career paths, ensure the most effective use of their VA benefits, and achieve their goals.

Military Funeral Honors

The rendering of Military Funeral Honors for an eligible veteran, free of charge, is mandated by law. An honor guard detail for the burial of an eligible veteran shall consist of not less than two members of the Armed Forces. One member of the detail shall be a representative of the parent Service of the deceased veteran. The honor detail will, at a minimum, perform a ceremony that includes the folding and presenting of the American flag to the next of kin and the playing of Taps.

Eligibility

  • Military members on active duty or in the Selected Reserve
  • Former military members who served on active duty and departed under conditions other than dishonorable.
  • Former military members who completed at least one term of enlistment or period of initial obligated service in the Selected Reserve and departed under conditions other than dishonorable.
  • Former military members discharged from the Selected Reserve due to a disability incurred or aggravated in the line of duty.

For more information, please call:
Kokomo VFW Post 1152
Phone: 765.452.1521
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