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Mauricio Gonzalez - email


Veteran's Service
35 South 6th Street,
Room G6
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Phone: 479-782-3421
Fax: 479-784-9250

8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
Lunch (closed) 12pm - 1pm

Please note, we will not see our
Veteran's after 4:30pm. This
allows us the time to finish filing
all claims before the end of the day. 

Thank you for your understanding.


Veteran's Service

The Veteran’s Service Office assists Sebastian & Surrounding County veterans and their families in applying for VA benefits. Benefits that they may qualify, including claims for compensation, pension, appeals, education, home loans, VA insurance, and various other related matters. We assist in a courteous and timely manner with any correspondence that the veterans and their families may receive from governmental facilities.

Each county in the State of Arkansas has a Veterans Service Officer for the convenience of the veteran. If you do not live in Sebastian County, find your VSO for your county at Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs.

Sebastian VSO includes:
Mauricio Gonzalez, Chief [email link]
Kathy Wilhelm, Senior Deputy/Office Manager [email link]
Calvin Grinstead, Deputy [email link]
Cindy Whittaker, Receptionist/Secretary [email link]

Services Offered:

  • Complete applications for service-connected benefits with the VA Regional Office
  • Complete applications for pension and widow's pension with Milwaukee Pension Center
  • Complete applications for Aid-and-Attendance and Homebound Status
  • Assist with overpayment waivers
  • Assist with responses to correspondence from VA Regional Office, Milwaukee Pension Center, Debt Management Center, and DFAS





Fort Smith Court House
35 South 6 St.
Fort Smith, AR

Justice Building
901 South B St.
Fort Smith, AR

Greenwood Courthouse
11 Town Square
Greenwood, AR 72936

Sheriff Department
800 South A Street
Fort Smith, AR  72901


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