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Contact

Please see a few phone numbers listed for easy access and note additional contact information for DMVA departments and agencies are listed below.

DMVA Contacts at a Glance

Veteran Issues and Assistance: 1-800-MICH-VET

Military and Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK

FOIA Requests: 517-481-7646

Media Inquiries: 517-481-7731, 517-285-9734

Michigan Rapids ID Card: 517-481-9874

Michigan Veteran Homes at Chesterfield Township: 586-210-7102

Michigan Veteran Homes D.J. Jacobetti: 906-226-3576

Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids: 616-364-5300

MING Contacts at a Glance

Find a Local Army National Guard Recruiter: 888-906-1636

Find a Local Air National Guard Recruiter: 800-432-4296

Family Programs: 1-800-MICH-FAM

Human Resources - Benefits & Entitlement: 517-481-7690

State Tuition Assistance Program: 517-481-7640

DEERS Office: 517-481-9879

Judge Advocate General: 517-481-8100

State Support Chaplain: 517-481-7883

Sexual Assault Prevention: 517-481-7638

The Adjutant General

Organization Details

U.S. Army Major General Paul D. Rogers

Adjutant General and Director of the DMVA

Mailing Address

3411 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

517-481-8083

The Michigan DMVA resides in the State of Michigan's Executive Branch. The Department Director sits on the Governor's Cabinet and serves as The Adjutant General. U.S. Army Major General Paul D. Rogers is the adjutant general and director of the DMVA.

Michigan Air National Guard

Organization Details

Brigadier General Bryan J. Teff

Michigan Air National Guard Commander and Assistant Adjutant General - Air

Mailing Address

3411 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

517-481-8082

The Michigan Air National Guard (MIANG) strives to provide ready forces to the president and Governor that mirror and complement our active duty counterparts. Our citizen Airmen are our most treasured resources committed to establishing a diverse, respectful environment and culture that affords all members the opportunity to achieve their military goals. The MIANG views current problems not as unmovable obstacles but rather as opportunities for all levels and ranks of service to work together to achieve success.

Michigan Army National Guard

Organization Details

Brigadier General Lawrence E. Schloegl

Michigan Army National Guard Commander and Assistant Adjutant General - Army

Mailing Address

3411 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

517-481-8082

The Michigan Army National Guard (MIARNG) is a component of the Michigan’s DMVA team, serving in the State and Governor of Michigan through the Director of the DMVA. The MIARNG provides trained, combat-capable forces in support of the National Military Strategy while simultaneously providing Defense support of Civil Authorities. Providing emergency response to the State is a core function of the MIARNG and the department as a whole.

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

Organization Details

Zaneta Adams

Director

Mailing Address

3423 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Building #32

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

800-642-4838

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) is the central coordinating agency, providing support, care, advocacy and service to veterans and their families.  The agency works to identify and break down barriers veterans face in employment, education, health care and quality of life, making Michigan a great place for veterans and their families to call home.

Michigan Veteran Homes

Organization Details

Anne Zerbe

Executive Director

Mailing Address

3423 N Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

Building #30, Room 231

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

517-643-5460

Michigan Veteran Homes (MVH) is the entity that provides day-to-day operational oversight of the state’s veteran homes on behalf of the Michigan Veterans Facility Authority (MVFA) and is a branch of the DMVA. MVH strives to ensure that quality long-term care is provided to the veterans and their eligible family members that live within the Homes. High quality care for this phase of life is central to the “member for life” concept that DMVA embraces. The MVH operates the Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids (MVHGR), the Michigan Veteran Homes D.J. Jacobetti (MVHDJJ) in Marquette and the new Michigan Veteran Homes at Chesterfield Township (MVHCT).

Michigan Volunteer Defense Force

Organization Details

Lieutenant Colonel Michael Ewing

Commanding Officer

Mailing Address

3411 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

616-510-1707

The Michigan Volunteer Defense Force, at the direction of the Governor and the Adjutant General of the State of Michigan, provides reliable military support personnel during times of need. The strategic goals include providing a mission-ready military force to assist state and local authorities in times of declared emergencies, conducting homeland security and community service activities and augmenting the Michigan National Guard as required.

Michigan Youth Challenge Academy

Organization Details

Michael Gillum

Director

Mailing Address

5500 Armstrong Road, Bldg. #13

Battle Creek, MI 49037

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

269-968-1067

The Michigan Youth Challenge Academy educates, trains and mentors at-risk youth in a quasi-military environment at no cost to participants, giving young people the skills to become productive and responsible citizens. Applying the military model to alternative education, the Academy promotes competency development through academic opportunities, life skills and vocational preparation.

Equity and Inclusion Office

Organization Details

Ingmar Pack

Equity and Inclusion Officer

Mailing Address

3423 N Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

Building #30, Room 231

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

517-481-7654

Financial Services

Organization Details

Christine Apostol

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Mailing Address

3423 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Suite 320

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

517-481-7645

Human Resources

Organization Details

Noelle Rouse

Human Resources Director

Mailing Address

3423 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

517-481-7785

Legislative Engagement

Organization Details

Steve Kozera

Legislative Liaison

Mailing Address

3411 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

517-481-8072

The Legislative Engagement team coordinates, plans and manages legislative activities impacting the DMVA and the Michigan National Guard. The team researches proposed legislation, works with legislators to develop bills and may garner support for the legislation. Duties include tracking the progress of proposed and pending legislation and briefing the adjutant general on legislative progress.

Legislative Engagement 

Steve Kozera
Legislative Liaison - Federal
Phone: 517-481-8072
Email: kozeras@michigan.gov

Heather Feuerstein
Legislative Liaison - State
Phone: 517-732-4722
Email: feuersteinh@michigan.gov

State Operations

Organization Details

Michael Price

Senior Deputy Director of State Operations and Director of Strategic Planning

Mailing Address

3423 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

517-481-8092

State Operations is responsible for a broad range of services, including accounting, departmental procurement, contracting, lease management, financial analysis, business planning, data governance, data collection, executive budget management, management level reporting, legislative reporting and management of special programs such as the Michigan Family Relief Fund, the State Tuition Assistance Program and the Michigan Youth Challenge Academy.

Strategic Communications and Engagements

Organization Details

Penny Carroll

Chief of Strategic Communications

Mailing Address

3411 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Lansing, MI 48906

Contact Information

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

517-481-7731

The Strategic Communications and Engagements team provides communication services to the adjutant general and director of the DMVA. These services include media outreach, community relations, intergovernmental relations and keeping internal and external publics informed on issues that may affect them.

Strategic Communications

Penny Carroll
Chief of Strategic Communications
Phone: 517-481-7731
Email: penelope.t.carroll.civ@army.mil

Michael Kroll
Deputy PIO
Phone: 517-285-9734
Email: krollm2@michigan.gov