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‘Tears came to you because you saw all those tens of thousands gravestones knowing those fellows had given all to their country.’
In LeeLanau County:
Veterans Service Of cer
Joseph Meredith, MSW, AVSO Veterans Affairs Of cer Available in Leelanau County Government Center
Tuesdays 9-4
Phone: 231-995-6070
ServICe organIzatIonS:
American Legion
Eagletown Post 120
George Antoine, Commander 2605 N  West Bay Shore Dr  Peshawbestown 49682 Phone: 534-7694
Steve Alguire, Adjutant
3800 S  Lee Point Rd , Suttons Bay 49682
Maple City Post 199
Co  Rd  667, 1/4-mile south of M-22 Commander D.J. Schmidt
Phone: 228-4030
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Little Finger Post 7731
7475 E  Duck Lake Rd 
P O  Box 262
Lake Leelanau 49653
Greg Mikowski, Commander Phone: 256-9957
In traverSe CIty:
Department of veteranS affaIrS
2650 LaFranier Rd , Traverse City 49686
Mondays through Fridays, 8-5 Phone: 995-6070
Fax: 929-1983 veterans@grandtraverse org
Chuck Lerchen, Director of Grand Traverse, Benzie and
Leelanau Counties
Phone: 995-6070 veterans@grandtraverse org
Services Include:
Health Care Enrollment
Dependents and Survivors Bene ts Disability Compensation
Education and Training
Home Loan Eligibility Certi cates Life Insurance
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment VetSuccess Program Michigan Trust Fund (Emergency Financial Assistance)
State of Michigan and County Veterans Bene ts Administration
Veterans Affairs Health Administration
Traverse City Veterans Affairs Clinic 3271 Racquet Club Dr 
Traverse City 49684
Phone: 932-9720
Services Include:
Primary Health Care Social Work Services Psychiatric Services Nursing Services
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— Solon Township resident Richard Murie, re ecting after a visit to Arlington Cemetery during the 2016 Honor Flight. Mr. Murie saw D-Day  rst hand while
serving in the Navy aboard the U.S.S. Nevada.
Janet and Stephen Dubiel Served as guardians on the 2016 Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.. They are shown with World War II veteran Kenneth Burnett of Traverse City.
Physical Therapy Medication Services
Veterans Affairs Vet Center
Specialized center to provide Counseling Services to Combat Veterans 
3766 N US 31 South
Traverse City 49684
Phone: 935-0051 or 877-927-8387 Fax: 935-0071
Mid-Michigan Honor Flight
P O  Box 385 Mecosta, MI 49332
The Mid-Michigan Honor Flight,
a non-pro t group that works without paid staff, charters  ights to Washington, D C  to carry World War II and Korean War veterans
to see memorials in their honor  In October 2016, the Honor Flight that  ew from Cherry Capital Airport included two World War II veterans from Leelanau County 
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
222 N  Washington Square, 5th  oor Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: (517) 284-5298
Fax: (517) 284-5295 1-800-MICH-VET

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