Department of Military Affairs

Always Ready - Always There

Montana Veteran's Affairs Division

MVAD LogoOur mission is to promote the general welfare of Montana Veterans and their Families through establishing a statewide network of service for military veterans and their families; providing services and assistance for all Montana veterans and surviving spouses and dependents, in coordination with associated federal and state agencies, veteran’s service organization, private organizations and individuals; management, operations, and maintenance of Montana’s state veteran’s cemetery program; and assist and advise the public, governmental agencies, and elected officials regarding veteran’s services, programs, initiatives, and policy.
Division Administrator
Kelly Ackerman
Kelly Ackerman

Kelly Ackerman is the Administrator for the State of Montana’s Veterans Affairs Division and has been with the agency since 2004. Mrs. Ackerman is responsible for the state’s veterans’ services program, including a statewide network of 9 veterans service offices and 3 state veterans cemeteries. An Air Force Retiree and Montana native, Kelly and her husband, Scott, have two children: Denton, currently serving in the Montana Army National Guard; and Shellie, working as a Public Health Officer in San Diego, CA. Kelly and Scott reside in Jefferson City, 20 miles south of Helena.

Contact Information
Montana Veteran Affairs Division State Veterans Cemetery State Veterans Benefits
(406) 324-3742 (406) 324-3742 (406) 324-3742
1956 Mt. Majo St., PO Box 4789 Bureau Chief Bureau Chief
Fort Harrison, MT 59636 (406) 721-2995 (406) 755-3145