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. Best of 2021: Top Veteran Resources of the Year

    Who doesn't love an end-of-the-year Top 10 list? In the attached link, the VA lists ten of their favorite resources for Vets. Additional Info...
  1. VA statement on GPO printing and mailing delay

    In response to the mailing delays and to protect the best interest of claimants, the Veterans Benefits Administration is extending their response period by 90-calendar days for claimants with letters dated between July 13, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021. Additional Info...
  1. Flu Shots for Veterans

    Flu shots area available for Veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system. They're available at VA clinics as well as a wide array of community partners. Check the article for more information or call the Winona County VSO at 507-457-6455. Flu Shots for Veterans
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