Harnett County,
North Carolina

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Veterans Services is here to assist the veteran and their families with a variety of benefits. Our service officers are accredited with the State of North Carolina and can assist you in filing claims, disagreements and appeals. We also can help you with education benefits, home loan guaranty, ordering records and DD-214's. Our office can sign your MVR-33 requests and the hunting and fishing license. We look froward to assiting you.

Important Announcements
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Veteran Services Outreach

The Harnett County Veterans Services Office will provide Veterans Service Officers (VSOs) at two different outreach locations starting July 6 for veterans and their families needing assistance with benefits or claims.

The VSOs will be stationed at the Spout Springs Fire Department every 1st and 3rd Tuesday; and, at the Dunn Fire Department every 1st and 3rd Thursday.  Hours on those days will be 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm.

Appointments are recommended, but not required.  To set up an appointment, call 910-893-7574. 

 


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Wall of Heroes

Harnett County will be displaying a Veterans Wall of Heroes at the new Harnett County Resource Center & Library, located at 455 McKinney Parkway, Lillington.  The Veterans Wall of Heroes will provide an opportunity to commemorate Harnett County veterans and honor those who received a Medal for Heroism. Individuals who served in any of our 5 military branches are eligible.

Forms will be accepted starting September 1, 2020. All forms can be emailed to Eric Truesdale at etruesdale@harnett.org or mailed to Harnett County Veteran Services, P. O. Box 232, Lillington, NC 27546. Forms can also be dropped off at the Veterans Services Office, located at 455 McKinney Parkway Ste 108, Lillington, NC 27546. 

 To be eligible, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  • Time frame: WWI and forward
  • Discharge: Honorable only
  • Rank: Nominee can be of any rank
  • Residency Criteria: Former or current resident of Harnett County and has been established as a resident for 5 years
  • Nominee can be living or deceased.
  • Awarded one of the Medals for Heroism depicted below.

° Medal of Honor
° Silver Star
° Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, Air Force Cross
° Any award with a V or Valor device with the exception of unit awards w/V
° Soldier’s Medal, Airman’s Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Medal, Coast Guard Medal

All Wall of Hereos eligibility forms should include documentation, discharge (DD Form 214), and award citation, if possible.

 For more information on the Harnett County Veterans Wall of Heroes, contact Harnett County Veterans Services at 910-893-7574.


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Harnett County Veterans Council Memorial Sidewalk

Phase 3 of brick orders will end on November 15, 2021 and be placed in the park by the end of of the year. Please contact anoel@harnett.org or jelskamp@harnett.org for assistance or go the website to order your brick at www.thatsmybrick.com/harnettco/design-brick.php


 
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