Veterans Affairs Commissioners:
Jodi Marti, Knoxville; Donald Zoutte, Knoxville; Al Van Zee, Pella.
The Commission of Veterans Affairs provides assistance to Marion County veterans
who were discharged under Honorable Conditions and/or their family members.
Veterans need to have served 90 consecutive days of active Federal service.
The General Assistance and Veterans Affairs office will
be closed on Thursday, January 25th, and re-open on Friday, January 26th.
Vietnam War 50th Commemoration "A Time To Honor"
Vietnam War 50th Commemoration "A Time To Honor" books are now available to pick
If you are a Vietnam veteran who served in Vietnam bring a
copy of your DD214 to my office to receive your book. My office is located in
the Courthouse, 1st floor by the drinking fountain. There are a limited number
of books that I have received so this will be a first come first served basis.
Mike Kuhn, Marion County Veterans Affairs Tel: 641-828-2201
Help with the following needs is available, subject to eligibility guidelines:
The Veterans Affairs department also provides assistance to ALL veterans and/or
their family members in applying for federal benefits and other veterans aid,
which include but are not limited to:
connected disability compensation
records upgrade and military records replacement
Orange/PTSD/Desert Storm Sickness/Type II Diabetes/HepC
for VA HealthCare System
for admission to the Iowa Veterans Home
federal programs for which veterans and/or dependents may be eligible
For those who wish to register with the VA Medical Center in Des Moines, please
choose one of the following three options:
Click here to obtain the forms on the VA website;
Call the VA Medical Center at 1-800-294-8387 to request the forms; or
Contact the Marion County VA Director at (641) 828-2201 to obtain the forms.
Arlington National Cemetery
The official web site of the Arlington National Cemetery offers not only a
wealth of information about the Cemetery but also includes the ability to search
for individuals interned in the Cemetery, and to download information about the
individual and photos of the headstones. There is also a mapping application to
assist in locating and getting directions to an individual plot. Apps for mobile
devices are also available.
Official Arlington National Cemetery Website