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Veterans Affairs

Public Health Building

99B 9th St. North
Northwood, IA 50459
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Contact Information

641-324-7054 (Fax)
[email protected]


Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The office is staffed, in accordance with State of Iowa guidelines, twenty hours per week. Appointments are not necessary, but it is advisable to phone ahead to confirm that your County Veterans Service Officer is available. Every effort will be made to accommodate veteran’s scheduling needs.
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Veterans Affairs

Mission Statement

To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise—“To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan”—by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans.

The Worth County Veterans Affairs Department is committed to ensuring that Worth County veterans secure every benefit they are entitled to.


  • VA Disability Compensation
  • VA Healthcare Enrollment
  • Pension
  • Burial Benefits
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Discharge Upgrade
  • Military Records
  • Iowa Veterans Trust Fund application
  • … and much more

Dignified Flag Disposal

Please bring your torn, tattered, faded or otherwise unserviceable flags to the Veterans Affairs office. We will store them until the next Dignified Disposal Ceremony, which is usually on Flag Day - June 14th.

Our Team

Veterans Affairs Commission

Paul Ferley, Chairman
Term Ends: 2025
Term Length: 3 Years
Phil Hackbart, Commissioner
Term Ends: 2024
Term Length: 3 Years
Deb Herweyer, Chairman
Term Ends: 2026
Term Length: 3 Years

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