We are now open for walk-ins in all offices; drivers license still appointment only. 

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Sat, Jun 12, 2021
Benton County Iowa

Benton County - Veterans Affairs

BC VA

Cara Martin, Director

319.472.3150

Email: [email protected]


The Benton County Veterans Affairs Commission is looking for a new Commissioner. Your main duties include attending a monthly meeting, as of now they take place on the third Tuesday of the month at 0900. Please fill out the application from the link below:

Application

The VA has given us the go ahead to take Veteran's to their VA appointments again! Please call at least one week prior to your appointment so I can arrange for a volunteer driver!


The Benton County Veterans Affairs Office hours are 8am-4:30pm.  Walk-Ins are always welcome, although it is encouraged to make an appointment to ensure that I am in the office and not elsewhere assisting another Veteran.


Hours
M-F 8am-4:30pm

Location
811 D Ave, Suite 34
Vinton, IA 52349
Phone
(319) 472-3150
Fax
(319) 472-4260

Commissioners

Michael Silhanek, Chairman (Elberon)

Kirk Beason, Secretary (Vinton)

Dale Henry (Vinton)


Benton County Veterans Affairs assists Veterans and their dependents:

  • Applying for VA Medical Care - Health care and medications
  • Compensation - Monthly benefit for injury incurred or aggravated by service
  • Pension - Income based financial assistance programs for veterans
  • Applying to the Iowa Veterans Home and nursing home care
  • Military Records - obtaining and upgrading
  • Burial Benefits and Grave Markers
  • Educational Benefits
  • Home Loan Benefits
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Any and All Veteran related questions. I know the VA can be confusing and my goal is to make things easier for you and your family!

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