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The American Legion’s post service officer (PSO) is a volunteer position within an individual post.  The volunteer is elected to that position by vote of the post membership at the annual election.  A PSO serves as a link between the veteran or dependent and the accredited American Legion Department Service Officer (DSO).  An effective PSO understands benefits afforded to veterans and dependents and works with Department Service Officers.


The Post Service Officer can help answer questions and provide guidance in the following areas:

  • Claims and connecting with the Department Service Officer
  • Local resources for many things to include clothing & food
  • VA Home Loans
  • VA Health Care Registration
  • Home Improvement and Structural Alterations (HISA) Grants
  • PTSD Questions
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program
  • Education Benefits
  • VA Clothing Allowance
  • Voc. Rehab (Chap 31)
  • Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA)
  • Special Monthly Compensation (SMC)
  • Aid and Attendance
  • Hearing Aides
  • Special Adaptive Housing (SAH)
  • Special Housing Adaption (SHA)
  • Automotive Allowance (for certain service-connected disabilities)
  • Automotive Adaptive Equipment
  • VA Death and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

The Post Service Officer is Debbie Vetter, (231) 670-1279. Email: PostServiceOfficer@RavennaMILegion.Org