Veteran Services

The Town of Medfield and the Town of Walpole share a Veteran Service Officer (VSO) is a that supports veterans and their families. This is accomplished by providing information on the many programs available to Veterans and their families and assisting them in obtaining those benefits.

Responsibilities

Within the community, Veteran Services accepts responsibilities that enrich citizen awareness of the history, sacrifice, and accomplishments of our nation's veterans.

Assistance

Federal Veteran Benefit Explanation

While the VSO is not an agent of the Veterans Administration, the VSO can assist in the application and explanation of Federal Veteran benefits.

Advocates

The VSO does act as an agent of the Massachusetts Department of Veteran Services.  In that capacity, the VSO can assist and advocate for Veterans as well as their families in obtaining State provided Veteran benefits.  

Benefit Payment

The VSO coordinates and implements through the Town of Medfield, benefit payments approved by the State of Massachusetts for Chapter 115 benefits (PDF).

Honoring Veterans

The VSO in cooperation with the Director of Graves Markers ensures Veterans located at Vine Lake Cemetery are honored with flags and Flag markers.  The VSO maintains a registry of Veteran Graves.