Housing Benefits

  • Iowa Veterans Home
  • Military Service Member Home Ownership Assistance Program
  • Property Tax Exemption

Financial Assistance Benefits

  • Veterans Trust Fund
  • Injured Veterans Grant

Education Benefits

  • Operation Recognition High School Diploma
  • National Guard Tuition Benefits
  • Assistance with Veteran Military Education
  • War Orphan Education Act

Other State Benefits

  • Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License (DV 10%)
  • Veterans License Plates
  • Iowa Veterans Cemetery
  • Repository for Records
  • Employment Assistants
  • Veteran Designation on Iowa Drivers License & ID
  • Transitional Assistance
  • County Veterans Offices
  • Deployment Assistance


Iowa Department of Veteran Affairs

Camp Dodge - Building 3465

7105 NW 70th Avenue

Johnston, IA 50131-1824

Phone: 515-252-4698

Toll Free: 800-838-4692


Executive Director: Colonel Robert King (Ret)

Phone: 515-727-3444


Outreach Coordinator: Jill Joseph

Phone: 515-727-3442


Veterans Benefits Specialist: David Heim

Phone: 515-362-7350


Graves Registration, DD214’s: Bob Betz

Phone: 515-727-3441


National Guard TAA: Billy Foley

Phone: 515-252-4150