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Veterans


For the safety of our veterans and their families.

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Douglas County Veteran Service office will now conduct most business through electronic means until further notice. We are adhering to the Minnesota Department of Health’s guidelines of social distancing and are asking that if you have business to conduct, please call or email our office for assistance as our normal business hours are still in effect. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please, stay safe and stay healthy.

 

Respectfully,

Jake Turner, CVSO

Douglas County, Minnesota



WHAT WE DO:

The Douglas County Veteran Services Office assist veterans and their dependents to attain benefits from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs. Such benefits include applying for service connected disability compensation, Non-service connected pension, Dental and Optical vouchers for both qualified veterans and their spouses, burial benefits for qualified veterans dependents and survivors pension for the surviving spouse of a deceased veteran. We also assist with transportation to and from the Minneapolis, St. Cloud and Fargo VA medical facilities with paid part time drivers on staff. (The Fargo van trips will be made on a first come first serve basis with Minneapolis and St. Cloud having priority.) We can assist with many other benefits that are not named above please stop in to visit and see what benefits either yourself or a veteran family member may be entitled to. Our office staff currently consists of Jake Turner and Rhonda Fuchs, both are VSO’s and fully accredited with multiple organizations as well as Leah Huss who fills the office support role. If you have any questions comments or concerns regarding veterans services please contact us at the information listed below.

WHERE WE ARE LOCATED

Veteran's Service Office
806 Fillmore St.
Alexandria, MN 56308
320-762-3883
Fax: 320-762-3094
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