Veterans Services

Department overview


To provide assistance and support to veterans and their dependents in obtaining veteran benefits through county, state and federal programs, and to advocate on their behalf or direct them to other authorized agencies or providers as their needs dictate.

Services provided


  • Assist veterans in obtaining their military discharge documents (DD Form 214)
  • Assist veterans enrolling in the VA Healthcare system
  • Schedule transportation for veterans to the Minneapolis VA Medical Centers
  • File claims for VA disability benefits
  • File claims for state disability benefits
  • Assist with burial benefits
If you believe you are eligible for any of these benefits and you live in Rice County, contact our office at 507-332-6117.

Veterans Services documents