Union County Veterans Affairs

Has a position open for the Veteran Affairs Commission Board


Board Responsibilities:

Must attend a monthly meeting consisting of 5 board members.

Additional meetings for budgeting and training at annual conferences.

Oversees the budget and operations of the Union County Veteran Affairs Office.


Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a Veteran

Must reside in Union County


Applicants should submit a Union County Employment application to the Union County Auditor’s Office or

Via mail to

Sandy Hysell, Union County Auditor

300 N Pine St Suite #2

Creston, IA  50801


The application is available at the Auditor’s Office or on our website unioncountyiowa.org.

Application deadline is 4:30 pm on March 18, 2015.   EOE



Union County, Iowa - Veterans Affairs


Eligible veterans with financial hardships may apply for temporary emergency assistance.


We also provide assistance in applying for other benefits and obtaining information for the veteran such as:


  VA Medical Care


  Compensation and Pension


  Iowa Veterans Home


  Military Records


  Grave Markers


  Home Loan Benefits



We maintain Grave Registrations for veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces whose mortal remains rest in Union County, Iowa



Click on link below to sign petition requesting more services for Veterans in Southwest Iowa


Department of Veteran Affairs: To provide medical services to Southwest Iowa, via opening a new clinic or staffing a current hospital/clinic with VA Medical Professionals.


Department of Veteran Affairs: To provide medical ...

To better serve the medical needs of our Veterans.

View on www.change.org





Veterans Board Commission

The Union County Veteran Affairs Commission meets the first Wednesday of every month in the Law Enforcement Center Conference Room, second floor of the Courthouse.

The meeting is called to order at 10:00 a.m.

If the first Wednesday falls on a holiday, the Commission meets on another pre-determined day.





                                                                         Other Resources


Iowa Department

 of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Department

 of Veterans Affairs


Des Moines Regional Dept

of Veterans Affairs





 Tom Hawks
Address of
Veterans Affairs office:
Union County
Courthouse - Lower Level
300 North Pine St Suite 180
Creston, IA  50801
Hours Office is open:
Monday - Thursday
9am - 12:00pm
Closed on Fridays
Please call for an appointment
Phone Number:
(641) 782-1723
FAX Number:
(641) 782-1748
Email Address:

Commisioners of
Veterans Affairs Office:
Gary O'Daniels - Chairman
Robert Jungst
Sharon Moffitt
John Parkins
Paul Miller