Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Call (802) 828-3381 to
request an application package.
Vermont Veterans Home
spouses, and some dependents and parents may be eligible to live in the Vermont Veterans Home.
Employment and Training Assistance
Each State Department of
Labor Career Resource Center has professionals who are trained to assist veterans in finding work or job training.
High School Diplomas for WWII, Korean, and
Veterans of the World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War Eras who do not have a high school diploma
may be eligible to receive one from a Vermont high school. Applications are verified by the Office of Veterans Affairs, and
the diplomas are issued by a secondary school picked by the veteran.
Hunting and Fishing Licenses; Green Mountain
Veterans with a Department of Veterans Affairs Service Connected Disability rating of 100% can receive a free lifetime
hunting and fishing license. They can also receive a free Green Mountain Pass, which provides free access to state parks.
For the hunting and fishing license, you will need to obtain a verification letter from the White River Junction Benefits
Office (1-800-827-1000). Submit the verification letter with a standard license application and send it to the Fish and Wildlife
Department in Waterbury. You can call them at (802) 241-3700 for more information. Applications for the Green Mountain Pass
are found at your town clerk's office.
Most Vermont Veterans who received an honorable
discharge are eligible for a state medal honoring their service. There are two medals: The Vermont Veteran's Medal (Bronze)
and the Vermont Distinguished Service Medal (Silver). The Vermont Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to those who served
in a combat theater. Veterans may choose to have the medals mailed to them or presented in a ceremony. In cases where the
veteran is deceased, the medals may be requested by a family member. Medals are usually mailed within 4 weeks of our office
receiving an application; those who request a ceremony may have to wait up to a year before there will be a presentations.