The Commission attempts to serve indigent veterans, their spouses, and/or eligible dependents. Each client seeking assistance shall complete an application. Applications can be obtained at the Veterans Affairs Office. The Director and Commissioner of Veteran Affairs of Mahaska County offers assistance in filing all pensions, service connected disability (compensation), non-service connected disability or social security benefits. Each application is treated as an individual case.
The Commission consists of 3 members. These members are wartime veterans as prescribed in the Iowa Code, Chapter 35.
We, as the Mahaska County Veteran Affairs Board of Commissioners and/or Mahaska County Board of Supervisors reserve the right to amend, delete or make revisions to the General Guidelines and Policies contained in this format at a future meeting of our Commissioners and/or county Board of Supervisors, in accordance with the Code of Iowa, Chapter 35B. The effective date of these guidelines and policies shall be after approval and final passage by the Mahaska County Veteran Affairs board of Commissioners and Mahaska County Board of Supervisors.