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VA Contacts

VA Contact Details

Questions concerning approval of courses in schools or On-the-Job Training & Apprenticeship Programs in order that veterans, servicepersons, reservists (including National Guard), and dependents of disabled or deceased veterans may receive education benefits:  

Kentucky Approving Agency for Veterans Affairs Education
300 North Main Street,
Versailles, Kentucky 40383 
Telephone: (859) 256-3235
Fax: (859) 256-3123  

  • Al Kennedy, Director
    (859) 256-3352   
  • Rita Clark, Support Staff Associate. Support staff for all areas of veteran’s education approval process
    (859) 256-3235
  • Jon Samokar, Consultant. Serves schools in Jefferson County and counties surrounding Jefferson County
    (859) 256-3550
  • Nashid Fakhrid-Deen, Consultant. Serves Schools, On-the-Job and Apprenticeship training establishments West & Southwest of Louisville
    (859) 256-3260 
  • Tracy Clay, Consultant. Serves Schools, On-the-Job, Apprenticeship training establishments East of I-75 including Fayette County, and License & Certification Exams Statewide
    (859) 256-3329

Veterans, servicepersons, reservists (including national guard), and dependents of disabled and deceased veterans can mail or apply online ( to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Applications for VA Education Benefits (VA Form 22-1990) or their Application for Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (VA Form 22-5490) to:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
P.O. Box 66830
St. Louis, MO 63166-6830