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They Served & Sacrificed

Now we do our best to ensure the needs of Salem County Veterans are met and exceeded

Veterans Services

110 Fifth Street, Salem NJ 08079

856-339-8603 (Main)
609-774-7450 (Cell)
856-878-4639 (Fax)

Business Hours

Mon – Fri from 8:30am – 3:30pm
Appointments recommended to assure availability.

Veterans Crisis Line

One call can make a difference.

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Services Offered to Veterans
and Their Families

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Phone Counseling

A simple phone call is all that might be needed to make a difference in your life. No matter what you need help with, we're here for you.

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Filing Claims

We provide assistance in preparing and filing claims in the County Office, in homes or assisted living facilities as needed.

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Veterans Cemetery

Assistance working with funeral directors, obtaining markers and making arrangements for burial in the County Veterans Cemetery.

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Military History

Assistance obtaining military history, awards and discharge papers, whether for the Veteran or family members researching their history.

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Community Outreach

Conducts speaking engagements for educational purposes and participation in community parades, events and functions.

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Special Affairs

Hosts special affairs throughout the year honoring our veterans, such as the “Salem County Salutes Our Armed Forces Enlistees Ceremony”.

We can help you understand and apply for:


Home Loans

Life Insurance



IMPORTANT REMINDER! All veterans must enroll in VA Healthcare to be eligible for benefits such as:
Hearing Aids  ♦  Glasses  ♦  Long Term Care  ♦  VA Home Caregivers  ♦  VA Hospice  ♦  And more....

This enrollment will not interfere with any of your existing private programs or doctors. Please contact the Salem County Veterans’ Office for review of eligibility to enroll.

Director of Veterans Affairs

Joseph J. Hannagan, Jr.
*Contact for Toys for Toys of Salem County*


2019 Meetings

  • MARCH 21, 2019
  • MAY 16, 2019
  • AUGUST 15, 2019
  • NOVEMBER 14, 2019

Fifth Street Office Complex Conference Room



Joe Hannagan
Edward Hassler
Harry Springer
Pat Hassler
Jeff Ridgway
Sam Willis
Daniel Reilly
William Berglund
Jaci Bobbitt
Mark Taylor Jr.
Brenda Parris Banks
Lester Sutton
Fredrick Weisgerber
Bob Richards

Freeholder Liaisons

Scott Griscom
Mickey Ostrum (Alternate)


3rd Annual Veteran’s Breakfast

Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:00AM—11:00AM (Must arrive no later than 9:15 in order to receive breakfast) Free breakfast for all veterans. Your community members will be making and serving you breakfast to thank you for all you have done! Please register by calling...

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Daily Schedule of Events

Daily Schedule of Events: Wednesday - 9/25/19 5:00 PM - Opening Ceremony 6:45 PM - Roll Call - Mike Myers accompanied by SCVTS Air Force Junior ROTC 6:50 PM - (Sunset) Taps - Salem American Legion Band, Ken Dennis, US Army, Scott Todd, US Navy Thursday - 9/26/19 All...

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2019 86th Annual Salem County Old Boys Party

Date: September 26, 2019 Time: Gathering at 6:30 pm, program begins at 7:00 pm sharp Location: Salem County Vo-Tech School Multi-Purpose Room - 880 Route 45, Pilesgrove, NJ, 08098 This annual event is free to all men who are Salem County residents and are age 70 or...

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Veterans Dinner

Join us Thursday, October 24, 2019 in honoring Salem County Heroes – 5:30 pm Social ◊ 6:30 pm Dinner.

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They Served & Sacrificed

Now we do our best to ensure the needs of Salem County Veterans are met and exceeded