Veterans Services

Welcome to the Winona County Veterans Services Office

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Veterans Day 2017 Group of Participants
Veterans Services Office


The Winona County's Veterans Services Department is responsible for assisting veterans and their dependents in securing information and benefits from the Federal and State government.


The staff of the Veterans Service Office is available to assist veterans and their dependents with claims with the US Department of Veterans Affairs, apply for VAMC health care, apply for benefits that may be available through the MN Department of Veterans Affairs. We also will assist military retirees and their dependents with TRICARE claims.

Veterans and their dependents have a wide variety of benefits available to them.

Getting Started

For most benefits, you will need to provide military personnel records. You can receive free copies of your discharge document and other military and medical records by:

Other documents you may need to get started:

  • Birth certificate
  • Civilian medical records
  • An identification card or proof of residency
  • Marriage certificate
  • Military medical records
  • Military personnel file


Visit our Resource Directory to view resources for Veterans and their families.

  1. VA Burial Benefits - KQ98 Interview

    The Winona County Veterans Services Officer had a chance to talk with Tony at KQ98 about burial benefits available to Veterans. Click the attached link to listen to the interview, and let us know if you have any questions. Additional Info...
  1. Protecting Your PACT Act Benefits

    Following the PACT Act of 2022, there has been a lot of information floating around about different benefits and ways to claim them. We encourage you to contact us for a risk-free consultation to make sure your claims are filed and managed properly. Additional Info...
  1. Whole Health initiatives for the rural Veteran community

    Each of our nation’s Veterans has a story, & their physical health is only one chapter. That’s why VA pursues a personalized Whole Health approach that addresses the full range of factors impacting Veterans’ health, well-being and overall quality of life. Additional Info...
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