What do I need to bring To my first meeting?

First thing first… be sure to bring a copy of your DD214.

Proof of Qualified Military Service

DD-214 for every period of services that is NOT “Dishonorable”.

Proof of Medical History related to Military Service

  • Service Medical Treatment Records (SMR or STR) in your file
  • ER, Inpatient and Outpatient records from every military/civilian hospital, Medical Unit or TMC

Proof of All Dependents - Family & Support Orders

    • Certificates of Marriage, Divorce, Birth and Death – including DATE and PLACE
    • Social Security Numbers and Date of Birth for all dependents


Eagles Lodge
805 Elm St.
Valparaiso, IN 46383
[ Directions ]

Mailing Address

DAV Chapter 102
PO Box 2181
Valparaiso, IN 46384

Meeting Info

Meetings are held on the 2nd.
Thursday of each month.

Time: 6:30 PM (CST)
Ph: 219-200-0404

Frequently Asked Questions

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Where do I get my forms?

We will provide the necessary forms needed to initiate your claim.

Please attend our next monthly meeting which is held on the 2nd. Thursday of the month unless otherwise indicated. (Please review our Calendar)

When do the meetings start?

Our meetings are on the 2nd. Thursday of the month. Meetings begin at 6:30 pm.

How do I enroll in eBenefits?

Register eBenefits Today! Register Online

Do I need an email address?

Yes, an email is essential for the connection to ebenefits.

To register, please visit: eBenefits Gateway (Registration)

Do I need to become a member to attain benefits?

No. We strongly encourage membership. BUT it is not needed to attain benefits.

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