Alaska Department of Military and Veteran Affairs

Alaska Office of Veterans Affairs
4600 DeBarr Road, Suite 180
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-334-0874
Director: Mr. Verdie Bowen

To find your nearest Veterans Service Office, click here.



Included below are benefits and services available in Alaska. To learn more about a specific benefit, simply click on the provided link, or contact your local Veterans Service Office at the listed phone number or address.


Outpatient Clinics and Services
Anchorage VA Outpatient Clinic
Community-Based Outpatient Services, Fairbanks
Community-Based Outpatient Services, Juneau
Community-Based Outpatient Services, Kenai
Community-Based Outpatient Services, Mat-Su


Employment Benefits
Hero2Hired (H2H)
Alaska Job Center Network
Job Center services include: priority job referral, career counseling, career assessment, employment assessment, job development, labor market information, job search workshops, special programs, testing, referral to education services, résumé assistance, and education assessment
USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act)
VetSuccess (partnership between the Department of Veteran Affairs’ Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program and the Department of Labor’s Veterans Employment and Training Service Program)
Veteran Employment Tax Credit
Military Credit for State Retirement
Education Benefits
University of Alaska, Anchorage
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
University of Alaska Southeast (Juneau)

Student Loan Protection
Operation Recognition – Diplomas for WWII Veterans
The GI and Post 9/11 GI Bill and Other Federal Education and Training Benefits
Real Estate Benefits  
AHFC Mortgage Program
Interest Rate Preference
Land Discount/Purchase Preference

Property Tax Exemptions for Disabled Veterans
Federal Home Loan Programs
Permits, Passes, and Plates
Vehicle Licenses and Plates
Veteran License Plates
Disabled Veteran Plates
Disabled Veteran Plates with Parking Privileges
Drivers License Extensions
Waiver of Commercial Driving Skills Test

Recreational Licenses and Passes
Hunting and Fishing Licenses
Disabled Veteran Hunting and Fishing License

Alaska Marine Highway Pass
State Camping Pass for Disabled Veterans
Alaska Railroad Discount
Records and Documents
Recording DD Form 214/215/NGB22
Obtaining copies of DD 214/215/NGB22 and other personnel records

Obtaining Replacement Awards, Decorations, and Medals
Obtaining Copies of Death Certificates
Honor Guard
Alaska Territorial Guard
State Awards and Grants
Governor’s Advocacy Award
Veterans Memorial Endowment Fund Grants

Aleutian Campaign Acknowledgement
Alaska Veterans Museum Oral History Project
Guard and Reserve
Joint Support Services/Warrior and Family Services
Family Assistance Center Locations


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