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Wyoming Veterans Commission

Commission Duties

For specific language see W.S. 19-14-107

Study all federal and state legislation affecting veterans, their spouses, dependents and beneficiaries.

Establish liaison with agencies dealing with veteran's affairs.

Make recommendations to the legislature and to the governor concerning veterans.

Adopt policies and procedures necessary to administer the veteran burial team account pursuant to Wyoming laws.

Using various materials, educate Wyoming veterans and their families regarding veterans' benefits, healthcare and disability and pension claims and other matters relevant to veteran status.

Provide oversight and administrative services for the Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery. Establish a Cemetery Director position and Advisory Board.

Provide assistance to Wyoming veterans and their families for the filing and processing of veterans' benefits, healthcare, and VA disability and pension claims.

Administer all vehicle licensing obligations required of the commission pursuant to Wyoming license plate laws.

Maintain and administer the veterans' commission expendable trust fund.

Appoint an Executive Director with the approval of the adjutant general and the governor, subject to the removal authority provided by Wyoming law. The Executive Director may hire and supervise such other staff as may be authorized by the commission and shall be administratively supported by the military department.

Perform such other and further tasks as are necessary to carry out the duties imposed by this section or as required by the legislature.

Mailing Address
5410 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(307) 777-8152
Physical Address
5800 Central Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82009
(307) 777-8152

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Larry Barttelbort

(307) 777-8151 Office
(307) 777-8150 Fax

Wyoming Veteran's Hotline
(800) 833-5987

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