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Veteran Affairs

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Jermaine Ballenger                                                                                



P.O. Box 1536, Ridgeland S.C.  29936 

651 Grays Hwy.  Ridgeland SC  29936

Phone: (843) 726-7727  Fax: 843) 726-7617


Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00 PM


Services that we provide:

  • Process Claims for Compensation and Pension for veterans, spouses, and eligible Dependents.

  • Assist Veterans, to apply for VA Health Care, and eligible dependents apply for champva.

  • Assist Veterans in applying for an upgrade in Character of Discharge from Active Service.

  • Maintain and store Service Records (DD 214) Encourage all Jasper County Veterans to bring a copy to the office.

  • Assist Veterans to apply for Educational Benefits for eligible Veterans.

  • Network with other services that support Veterans.


Links to Websites:

South Carolina Association of Counties

U. S Department of Veterans Affairs


Important Phone Numbers:

VA Benefits   1-800-827-1000 
 Health Care   1-877-222-8387
 Education  1-888-442-4551
 Life Insurance  1-800-669-8477
 Debt Management  1-800-827-0648
 Telecommunications for the Deaf (TDD)  1-800-829-4833
Headstones and Markers   1-800-697-6947
White House Veterans Hotline  1-855-948-2311