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Northwest Missouri State University

For Veterans

Military OneSource
Phone: 800.342.9647

A 24/7 resource for military members, spouses, and families.

Veteran's Crisis Intervention Hotline
Phone: 888.899.9377

This is similar to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, except this is specific to veterans and is run by the Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans in the Midwest Region.

VA Medical Centers

Columbia VA Medical Center
Phone: 573.814.6000

OEF/OIF POC - Stacey Dennis 573.814.6639
Has outpatient clinics in Jefferson City, Lake of the Ozarks, Fort Leonard Wood, Kirksville, Mexico, and St. James.

Kansas City VA Medical Center
Phone: 816.861.4700

OEF/OIF POC - Phyllis Williams 816.861.4700, ext. 57936
Has outpatient clinics in Belton, Cameron, Excelsior Springs, Nevada, Paola KS, and Warrensburg. The Vet Center in downtown Kansas City provides readjustment counseling for vets and their families. No medical care is provided at the KC Vet Center.

Poplar Bluff VA Medical Center
Phone: 573.686.4151

OEF/OIF POC - Craig Barwick 573.778.4253
Outpatient clinics in Cape Girardeau, Farmington, Sikeston, West Plains, and Paragould, AR.

Saint Louis VA Medical Center
Phone: 314.652.4100

OEF/OIF POC - Gregory Campbell 314.289.7641
Two facilities - one at John Cochran and one at Jefferson Barracks.  Outpatient clinics in Beleville, IL and St. Charles.  Three Vet Centers available: John Cochran location, East St. Louis, and Downtown St. Louis with readjustment counseling for vets and their families. No medical care is provided at these three locations.

Fayetteville VA Medical Center
Phone: 479.443.4301

OEF/OIF POC - Lisa Watroba-Brown 479.443.4301, ext. 4123
Outpatient clinics in Fort Smith, AR, Harrison, AR, Ozark, AR, Branson, MO, Mount Vernon, MO, and Jay, OK.  A Vet Center is in Springfield, MO that provides readjustment counseling for vets and their families. No medical care is provided at this location.

24/7 Missouri National Guard Care Team


Director of Psychological Health
Michelle Hartmann
Office: 573.638.9500, ext. 7489

Chaplain Duty Phone
Cell: 573.291.623

Sexual Assault/Suicide Prevention
CPT Robin Markham
Office: 573.638.9602

Survivor Outreach Services
Ray Wadley
Office: 573.638.9500, ext. 7784


Military Family Life Consultant
Phil Pringle
Cell: 573.418.3588

Chaplain Support
CH (MAJ) Laird Thompson
Office: 816.891.9910
   Cell: 573.418.8643


Military Family Life Consultant
Amy Bledsoe
Cell: 573.418.1606

Chaplain Support
CH (COL) Gary Gilmore
Office: 573.638.9618
   Cell: 573.301.6964

CH (CPT) David Spears
Office: 573.638.9500, ext. 7727
   Cell: 314.210.5074


Chaplain Support
CH (CPT) Dustin Kennedy
Office: 417.868.6069
   Cell: 417.425.1488


Military Family Life Consultant
Phyllis Hill
Cell: 314.348.8846

Chaplain Support
Position currently vacant
Office: 314.416.9337
   Cell: 573.418.8779