Veterans Service

Veterans Services Office 

108 E. North Street

P.O. Box 474

Friendship, WI 53934

Richard T. Schlichtmann

Veterans Service Officer 

(608) 339-4398



Assistant Veterans Service Officer 

(608) 339-4321



The duties of the Veterans Services Officer are to assist all veterans and eligible dependents in the application and administration of all available programs from the United States and Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs. This includes appeal action relative to the denial of benefits. The Officer may also make referrals to other agencies to insure that all possible assistance is provided. The Officer serves as secretary to the Veterans Service commission, receives and completes necessary investigation regarding applications for emergency assistance from the Commission and obtains their decision. The Officer maintains records on County Veterans who have registered their discharges with the Register of Deeds Office. Copies of all business conducted within the department are maintained in the veterans file.

Financial Assistance

When requesting financial assistance from this office you will also be encouraged to contact Sue Allen who can provide some assistance, please consider contacting her at your earliest convenience.

“Managing your money can be confusing and frustrating. Many people use simple methods to help make ends meet more regularly. If you would like to learn and are willing to use what you learn, please contact UW-Extension at 608-339-4237 and ask for financial education from Sue Allen, Family Living Educator. Sue is in Adams County one day a week but can talk with you on the phone Monday through Friday to set up a time to meet with you.”