Those Charged With Helping Veterans Share Their Views On Veterans Choice



Depending on where they live, veterans in northern Illinois or southern Wisconsin going to a VA hospital will end up either at Hines Hospital in Chicago, Middleton Memorial Hospital in Madison, or the Iowa City Veterans Administration Medical Center.

For most veterans, though, the first point of contact with the VA begins at their county’s Veterans Assistance Commission. These operate under the umbrella of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and are staffed by Veterans Service Officers, or VSOs — themselves veterans and users of the VA.

Jeff Willis is a veteran of the first Gulf War. As supervisor for northern Illinois, he oversees and coordinates the Veterans Assistance Commissions in the region.

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