About Us

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The Johnston County Veterans Service Office assists eligible Veterans, their dependents and/or surviving spouses, children of deceased Veterans, members of the Reserves or National Guard, and active-duty service members in applying for benefits and services from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs.

We want to honor your service and sacrifice to our country by working with you in whatever way we can to help you obtain the benefits for which you are eligible. Our full-time staff are experienced in dealing with the VA and helping Veterans through the process of obtaining benefits to which they are entitled.

Our Veteran Service Officer, Robert Boyette, is a retired military service member with 30 years of service. He is an accredited representative with the National Association of County Veteran Service Officers, American Legion, North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs, and Disabled American Veterans.

Our Veteran Service Officer, Julie Nix, is a retired Air Force veteran with 24 years of military service. She is accredited with the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs.

Our Administrative Assistant, Lydia Evans, is a Johnston County Native and East Carolina University Graduate. She is passionate about assisting our office and the veteran community in Johnston County.

You can contact us via:
Phone- (919) 989-5067
Email- Veterans@johnstonnc.com
Fax- (919) 934-0607
Mail- PO Box 1144 Smithfield, NC 27577

You can also find our office inside of the Land Use Center at 309 E. Market St. Smithfield, NC 27577
Office Hours are 8am to 5pm Monday-Friday

Page last updated: December 29, 2023