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Minneapolis VA Health Care System


Returning Service Members (OEF/OIF/OND)

Facility Points of Contact for Returning
OEF/OIF/OND Combat Veterans and Service Members:

Diane Peterson

Diane P.
Program Manager

Jill Vinge

Jill V.
Senior Social Work Care Coordinator


Patrick F.
Social Work Care Coordinator

Bradley Foss

Bradley F.
Social Work Care Coordinator

Lauren Godbey

Lauren G.
Social Work Care Coordinator

Steve Johanns

Steve J.
Transition Patient Advocate

Donna Paal

Donna P.
Transition Patient Advocate

Jeanne Rounsville

Jeanne R.
North Nurse Care Coordinator

Debbie Schmidt

Debbie S.
Transition Patient Advocate

Kelvin Sumlin

Kelvin S.
Nurse Care Coordinator


Michelle S.
Program Support Assistant




OEF/OIF/OND Program Line

Please contact us if you have any needs, concerns or questions at 612-467-3757 or 1-866-414-5058 ext 3757.
Fax 612-629-7702

Please note that the national Returning Service Members website also has a Frequently Asked Questions list at 

If you are experiencing a medical emergency or you are in need of immediate crisis counseling, please go to your nearest medical facility Emergency Room or call 911.

To speak to a trained VA professional regarding crisis counseling, please contact the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK(8255) Press 1; counselors are available 24/7 to help.