Veterans Affairs

Audubon County Veterans Affairs Office
318 Leroy St #4
Audubon, IA 50025-1255
Phone: 712/563-3508
Email: audvetaffairs@iowatelecom.net

Gary N. Riesgaard, Director
Dwayne Ferguson, Commissioner
Kyle Hinners, Commissioner
Frank E Olsen, Commissioner

Office Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
 

Duties of Our Office
VA-certified director helps eligible veterans apply for compensation and pension programs to assist veterans and their dependents, including the following:

  • Compensation for Service-Connected Disability/Death
  • Non-Service-Connected Disability Pension
  • Death Pension for Surviving Spouse and Dependent Children
  • Aid and Attendance for Nursing Home and Housebound Veterans
  • Eligibility Verification Reports (EVR)
  • Application for Iowa Veterans Home

The staff also assists with:

  • Obtaining military records and awards
  • Distributing grave markers and flag holders for Audubon County
  • Networking with Veteran's Administration Hospitals
  • Networking with other VA facilities and social service agencies

The veteran must have been discharged under honorable conditions and have served 90 days or more of Federal active duty service.

Forms

10-10EZ Application for Health Benefits

21-4142 Medical Release

21-526 Application for Veteran Benefits

21-534 Application for Surviving Spouse or Child Benefits

26-1880 VA Home Loan

40-1330 Application for Standard Government Headstone or Marker

SF 180 Military Record Request Form

Application for the Audubon County Veteran's Memorial

Links

NursingHomeAbuseCenter.com

American Legion

VFW

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