Marshfield Veterans' Services

FLAG STATUS: HALF STAFF

Half staff today through sunset Monday February 19, 2018
Please be advised that as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetuated on February 14, 2018 at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and in accordance with a Presidential proclamation, Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings immediately and remain so until sunset, Monday February 19, 2018.
This order shall be observed prior to, concurrent with, and following the upcoming Commonwealth of Massachusetts half-staff order in honor of Private First Class William Becket Kiernan, USMC, of Rochester, MA, which calls for the United States and Commonwealth flags to be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Friday, February 16, 2018, the day of interment.
These gubernatorial orders apply to:
1.  The main or administration building of each public institution of the Commonwealth, e.g. town and city halls
2.  Other state-owned or state-controlled buildings
3.  All state military installations

OFFICE HOURS NOTIFICATION:

We will have reduced hours the week of February 12-16, 2018 due to Winter Training Conference attendance. Please call ahead to avoid any inconvenience

Monday 2/12          9:00-3:00
Tuesday 2/13        10:30-3:00
Wednesday 2/14   8:00-12:00
Thursday 2/15       8:00 -3:00
Friday 2/16            9:00-12:30

Our office normally closes each Tuesday at 1pm for Veterans outreach commitments..

 

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William C. Dodge, Director Veterans's Services- bdodge@townofmarshfield.org

Carin L. Paulette, Deputy Director Veterans' Services-  cpaulette@townofmarshfield.org


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Our Mission The mission of the Marshfield Department of Veterans’ Services is to be the chief advocate for Marshfield veterans and their families.The Marshfield Department of Veterans' Services provides information and assistance in obtaining any federal state or local veterans benefit or veterans services to which they may be entitled. Examples of these benefits include but are not limited to VA Disability Claims and PensionsOther NG/Reserve resources click here Pension with Aid and AttendanceProperty Tax ExemptionsAnnuities and Deferrals, etc. Our goal is to provide this service with the dignity and respect these men and women have earned through their service to our nation.

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VETERAN RESOURCES

AM I A VETERAN?  Definition of "Veteran" G.L. Chapter 4, Section 7, Clause 43

Eligibility also found in the Federal Benefits and Services book.
2016 Federal Benefits for Veterans English

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National Guard and Reserve Benefits

 

1. Massachusetts Guide to Veterans' Laws & Benefits
Laws and Benefits Document (downloadable)

2. Resource Guide for Veterans and Service Members 
http://www.mass.gov/ago/docs/civilrights/vets-guide.pdf

3. Federal Benefits and Services

2016 Federal Benefits for Veterans English The federal government offers benefits, services, and programs for veterans and their families, as well as members of the Reserve Component

4. Retired Military Handbooks

5. 2016 Veterans Home Act

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Staff Contacts

Name Title
William C. Dodge Veteran's Service Officer
Carin L. Paulette Deputy Veteran's Service Officer