Arkansas Department of Veteran's Affairs

The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs 

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Serving Arkansas Veterans, and their eligible dependents, through advocacy and education to access federal and state benefits, high-quality long-term nursing care, and burial honors.

Charles Leonard II Baxter County

5 East 9th Street, Mountain Home 72653

Mon-Thurs: 0830-1130, 1:00-4:00, Fri: By appointment

Phone: 870-425-8155

Jeri Hulgan Marion County

105 South Berry Street, Yellville 72687

Mon-Thur, 8-12

Phone: 870-449-5401

District Veteran Service Officer

Elesha Granniss

 District 3


Elesha Granniss

Elesha Granniss retired from the U.S. Air Force where she served as a Health Services Management Senior Non-Commissioned Officer. In 2000, she deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia in support of Operation Southern Watch. In 2006, she deployed to Sather Air Base, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After retiring from the Air Force, she utilized her experience as Military Liaison for Pinnacle Pointe Behavioral Health Hospital, in Little Rock. In this role, she developed and enhanced relationships between the hospital, military families, military installations and TRICARE behavioral health providers. Elesha is a graduate from the Community College of the Air Force with a degree in Health Care Management. She and her husband Phil, who is also an Air Force veteran, have two children and live in Flippin.