Veterans and their families in Fallon, Pahrump and surrounding communities to these two cities now have a more convenient way to connect to benefits and programs earned through military service. Additionally, women veterans in Nevada now have a new resource too.
NDVS is pleased to announce both the Fallon and Pahrump Veteran Service Offices have expanded hours and are now open five days a week. Also, a new Women Veteran Service Officer has been hired.
The Fallon office is in the Churchill County Offices at 485 West B Street, Suite 103.
Tammy Mason serves as the full-time Veterans Service Officer (VSO). She recently joined NDVS as a full-time VSO becoming one of three new VSO positions funded by Nevada lawmakers in the 2019 Legislative Session.
Mason is available on a walk-in basis or by appointment, as needed, based on her schedule. The Fallon office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with walk-in hours from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. She may be reached at (775) 428-1177.
The Pahrump office is located within the Nye County Offices, at 1981 East Calvada Boulevard, Suite 110. Brandi Matheny serves as the full-time VSO. She is a resident of Pahrump and has worked as a VSO for NDVS for six years. She is very knowledgeable and passionate about helping eligible veterans and their families access earned federal benefits.
Matheny is available on a walk-in basis. The Pahrump office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with walk-in hours from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. She may be reached at (775) 751-6372.
Finally, NDVS recently filled its third new VSO position. Beth Hemmila will serve as our Women Veteran Service Officer. Hemmila will be available on a walk-in basis from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Her office is in the Veteran Advocacy and Support Team Office at 5460 Reno Corporate Drive in Reno. She may be reached at (775) 321-4765. Her primary clientele will be women veterans, but she will also be available to all veterans as time allows. Beth will also be supporting NDVS at various women veteran programs and events held throughout the state.
In the 2019 Legislative Session, Nevada lawmakers approved the funding included in Governor Steve Sisolak’s Executive Budget for three additional VSO positions to better serve Nevada’s rural areas. As a result, NDVS was able to expand VSO outreach in Pahrump and Fallon and add a new woman veteran VSO position.