Friday, May 22, 2015
Benefits & Services
Benefits - Veterans
Benefits - Dependents
Benefits - Survivors
Veterans ID Cards
Veterans License Plates
Meet the Staff
News and Announcements
Kern County Veterans Service Department
1120 Golden State Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301
Phone (661) 868-7300 • Toll-free Phone: (866) 218-5367
Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday WALK-IN 8:00 A.M. - Noon • 1:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Friday WALK-IN 8:00 A.M. - Noon
...more contact information
Kern Veterans Memorial
601 Truxtun Avenue
Kern Patriot Partnership
To help connect veterans with jobs, Chevron USA has given the Kern County Veterans Service Department a $250,000 grant to help develop the Kern Patriot Partnership.
Veterans Should be Wary of Organizations Offering Services to Veterans (PDF)
Camp Lejeune Water Supply Alert (PDF)
Animals for Armed Forces - Memorial Day Weekend
Special FREE Adoption Event at Kern County Animal Services!
Saturday, May 23rd and Sunday, May 24th.
For further information on this event, including the hours and locations, click this link.
Memorial Day Celebration at Bakersfield National Cemetery (284K PDF)
Please join our community in honoring those veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defending our freedoms, our Republic and to keep us safe. On Saturday, May 23, 2015 the festivities will begin with flag placement at 9am, followed by a ceremony at 10am, with guest speaker Admiral Greg Horn.
'Remembering our Kern County Fallen Heroes at the Wall of Valor' (3,334K PDF)
On Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 1:30 pm please join us in honoring those who gave their lives for the service of their country at the Kern Veterans Memorial Wall of Valor, located at 501 Truxtun Avenue (corner of S street). We will be joined by guest speakers Congressmen Kevin McCarthy and David Valadao.
Additional Pay for Dependents
Burial and Death Benefits
Burial in National Cemetery
GI Bill Benefits - Education
Home Loan Guarantee
Cal-Vet Home Loans
Government Life Insurance
Veterans Homes of California
College Fee Waiver
Dependents Education Assistance
ChampVA Medical Insurance
Children Born with Certain Birth Defects to Vietnam Veterans
Dependents Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
Burial in National Cemetery, Dependents Eligibility
Burial Expenses Reimbursement
The rotating gallery on this page displays a variety of images honoring the contributions of our local veterans. We will update the gallery with new images as they become available.
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