Contact Numbers



Brittany Freet






Don Rodansky is a VA Commissioner from Missouri Valley, IA.Don Rodasky(Missouri Valley, IA)Eugene Jacobsen is a VA Commissioner from Magnolia, IA.Eugene Jacobsen(Magnolia, IA)Laura Hansen is a VA Commissioner from Woodbine, IA.Laura Hansen(Woodbine, IA)




Harrison County Veteran Affairs director can assist veterans, their widows, widowers, wives and minor children with VA pensions, compensations, medical care, nursing care, aid and attendance, home loan assistance, education, and burial benefits.





The veteran must have the following qualifications:


Discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions.  Active service means full-time service as a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, or reserve units.  Certain VA benefits and medical care require wartime service.



War Periods


Under the law, VA recognizes these war periods:


  • Mexican Border Period

May 9, 1916, through April 5, 1917 – for veterans who served in Mexico, on its borders or in adjacent waters

  • World War I

April 6, 1917, through November 11, 1918

for veterans who served in Russia, April 6, 1917, through April 1, 1920

extended through July 1, 1921, for veterans who had a least one day of service between

April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918

  • World War II

December 7, 1941 through December 31, 1946

  • Korean Conflict

June 27, 1950, through January 31, 1955

  • Vietnam Era

August 5, 1964 (February 28, 1961, for veterans who served “in country” before August 5, 1964), through May 7, 1975

  • Gulf War

August 2, 1990, through a date to be set by law or Presidential Proclamation




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