Veterans Service Office

440 Third Street, Suite 205 • Columbus, IN 47201
 Phone 812-379-1540 • Fax 812-375-5444
Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM


The mission of the Bartholomew County Veteran Service Office is to assist and help Veterans and/or their family members. To help qualify you by filling out and submit the appropriate paper work for compensation and/or pension claims with the Regional Veterans Affairs Office in Indianapolis, Indiana. You will be treated with compassion, dignity and respect in recognition of your sacrifice and service to our Nation.

Local Contacts:

AMVETS Post 509
4480E. 100 South
Columbus, IN 47201
Phone: 812-390-9753
American Legion Post 24
2515 25th St
Columbus, IN 47201
Phone: 812-376-7036
VFW Post 1987
215 N. National Road
Columbus, IN 47201
Phone: 812-379-2791



The Bartholomew Country Veterans Service office is open to the public from 9 am - noon and from 1 pm - 4:30 pm,  Monday to Friday. The office will be closed from Noon until 1 pm each day for employee lunch.






Veteran Service Officer- Thomas Crawford


Assistant Veteran Service Officer - Larry Garrity


Veteran Service Receptionist - Ed Boston 9:00am-4:30pm (Lunch from 12 - 1) for setting appointments and van rides.

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