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Veterans Affairs

Jefferson County, Iowa

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Contact Info

Raymond L. Chambers


Office Hours:

Mon-Thurs 9am – 4:30pm

Phone / Fax:

Phone: (641) 472-3013
Fax: (641) 209-6673


County Courthouse
(Main floor opposite the elevator)
51 East Briggs Ave.
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Commission of Veterans Affairs

Howard Garrison: (641) 472-2988
Michelle Manning: (641) 472-9201
Paul Corbin: (319) 696-2760

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Veterans Affairs Description & Duties

Jefferson County Veterans Affairs offers assistance in applying for a wide range of benefits to our veterans, service members and their families–including but not limited to the following:

  • Applying for Federal benefits
  • Applying for State Benefits
  • Obtaining military records
  • Furnishing markers for eligible veteran graves
  • Iowa Veterans Home

Our Mission

To promote awareness and assist eligible Veterans, their families and survivors to receive from the U.S. Federal Government any and all benefits to which they may be entitled to under existing or future laws to be enacted.

Our Moto

Privileged to serve those who have served

County Funded Veterans Relief Includes the Following Assistance:

Rent / Utilities / Provisions / Burial: (click to download/view PDF)

VA ApplicationDownload
Burial AffidavitDownload

Notice: County Courthouse Offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day.

Temporary Polling Location Change: Fairfield 2nd Ward will vote at the County Engineer's Office, 901 N 8th St., Fairfield effective for the June 4, 2024 Primary Election.