Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Committee Purpose:

The purpose of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Committee is to formulate policies in coordination with the Department Service Officer, subject to approval by the Department Executive Committee or a Department Convention, of all the different phases of the rehabilitation problems of veterans and their dependents of all wartime conflict as defined by the U.S. Congress. The Committee meets 4 times a year, at the Department Fall Meetings, Midwinter, Department Spring Meetings and the Department Convention.


David Gough, Chairman - Darlington

Bill Crowley, Vice Chairman - Baraboo

Ken McCormick, Member - Soldiers Grove

Charlie Coleman, Member - Gays Mills

Stephen Krueger, Member - Norwalk

Ron Kuta, Member - Grafton

Employment Chairman

Tim Baranzyk, Homeless Vets Task Force Chairman - Milwaukee

Joe Hodgson, Hospital Chairman - Barneveld

Steve Conto, Cremated Remains Task Force Chairman - Menasha

David Latimer, DEC Liaison

The Camp American Legion Committee Chairman and the Department Service Officer are both Consultant's to this committee.


It's our mission to enhance the lives of our Veterans and their families, inspire the next generation of Wisconsin leaders, and promote the principles of The Legion in every community across the Badger State.

Together, we can accomplish so much for those who need us. We welcome you to our Legion Family.


Join WDVA for a virtual town hall meeting.Veterans, their families, and others in the veterans community are invited to join Governor Tony Evers and WDVA Secretary Mary Kolar for a Veterans Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, April 9 at 4:00 p.m.

During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, you will have the opportunity to hear what’s happening with and ask questions about WDVA programs, benefits and services. Participants will be able to submit questions related to veterans issues during this meeting.

Join us on Thursday here:
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