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Veteran's Affairs

Attention all Veterans:

We are pleased to introduce our Veterans' Service Officer: Cynthia McKee

Cynthia, a Retired Army Veteran is proud to serve Veterans throughout the state. She may be contacted directly at: 847 451-5111, cynthia.mckee@illinois.gov or visit her office located in the Leyden Town Hall (2501 Mannheim, Franklin Park 60131) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

She will be happy to provide assistance and/or information on the following:

Housing Benefits

Compensation and Pension

Camping Fishing and Hunting Permits

Education and Training

Employment Benefits

Health Care & Pharmacy Programs

Illinois Insurance Programs

Women Veteran Resources

Bonuses

Burial Benefits

Illinois Veterans’ Homes

Military Records

Transportation

Military License Plates

 

You and your family may be entitled to the following benefits from the Federal Veterans Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, State, County, and Municipal Veterans Laws:

Hospitalization 
Medication 
Outpatient 
GI Bill Education 
Rehabilitation 
GI Loans 
Pension 
Disability Compensation
Parents Dependency 
Bonus 
POW License Plate 
Burial Allowance 
U.S. Flag 
Grave Markers 
MIA/POW Scholarships


 

VETERANS HONOR WALL              

Leyden Township is proud honor all men and women that have served our country in uniform and have, at one time or another, been a resident anywhere within Leyden Township. If you are an honorably discharged veteran or a relative of a deceased veteran please call the Town Hall at 847-455-8616 for a Veterans Honor Wall application. The Veterans Honor Wall will display an individual name plate for each veteran. This includes Illinois National Guard.