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If you are a military veteran and an employee of the Indiana Department of Correction, please fill out the form located HERE

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The PACT Act is a historic new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances. Did you know you may be eligible for new and/or expanded VA health care or compensation benefits? Learn more HERE

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Military Veterans

Did you know that treatment works, and recovery is possible — especially during these challenging times. connects Veterans, their families and friends, and other supporters to mental health information, a tool for finding local mental health resources, and videos of Veterans sharing their inspiring stories of recovery. The site is free to use and accessible to everyone.

Did you know you may be eligible for education benefits from the GI Bill just because you completed the New Employee Training with the IDOC? To find out more you can go to Each regional training site has Certified School Officials (CSOs) that will be able to assist you in this process. Here are the CSOs listed by region:

North Region (Westville): *Ray Waterman, *David Sonnenberg,

North Central Region (Miami): *Charles Williams, *Craig Stoll,

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Central Region (Plainfield): *Jeff Vermillion, *Branden Fugate,

East Region (Correctional Training Institute): *Aapri Clemons, *Brennon Fox,

West Region (2 sites – Wabash Valley and Putnamville): *Tammy Rehmel, *Adam Cornelison,

Staff Development and Training has six educational sites throughout the state, each providing New Employee Training, which are certified through the Veteran’s Affairs office. Don’t miss out on your benefits!”

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please use the link below to access benefits and services information provided to veterans by the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA).

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For more information contact:
Kathy Griffin Executive Director of Veteran's Affairs

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