Veterans Services

Memorial Day - Monday, May 29, 2023

Veteran's Day - Friday, November 10, 2023


2022 Remembrance

Veterans Services advocates on behalf of all Franklin County veterans. Veterans Services provides veterans with quality support services and administers an emergency financial assistance program for those veterans and their dependents who are in need.

The Department of Veterans Services, Upper Pioneer Valley District, represents the towns of Ashfield, Bernardston, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Deerfield, Erving, Gill, Hawley, Heath, Leverett, Montague, Monroe, New Salem, Northfield, Orange, Plainfield, Shelburne, Shutesbury, Sunderland, Warwick, Wendell and Whately.

Upper Pioneer Valley Veterans Services District

Laura Thorne: Veterans Services Assistant.
Chris Demars: Veterans Services Officer
Brian Brooks: Veterans Services Officer
Will Thayer: Ashfield Veterans Representative
Wayne B Farrell: Veterans Graves Agent

For more information about Massachusetts Veterans Services, visit the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services: