Provide courteous, accurate, and professional assistance to Sarpy County Veterans, their dependents, and surviving spouses in applying for federal, state, and county benefits. Advocate for Veterans' benefits throughout federal, state, and local government agencies. Represent Sarpy County Veterans in local communities and Veterans organizations and serve as a liaison between the claimants, Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Nebraska DVA throughout the claims process.
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Walk-ins - Mornings: Mondays & Fridays
Appointments Only: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
The Sarpy County Veterans Service Office staff provide individual confidential counseling and assistance to Veterans and their families in applying for federal, state, and county Veterans programs and benefits. Federal Veterans benefits include the GI Bill and other education benefits, Vocational Rehabilitation, service-connected disability compensation, non- service disability pension, healthcare, home loans, and burial benefits.
Nebraska Veterans programs include waiver of tuition, admittance to a Nebraska Veterans home, homestead exemption, and emergency financial assistance from the Veterans Aid Fund (specific residency and character of discharge apply).
Eligibility for County Veterans benefits requires Honorable or General (Under Honorable Conditions) active duty service in one of the periods of service listed here:
VETERANS SERVICE COMMITTEE
The Veterans Service Committee meets, in a public forum, twice a year to establish policy and procedures for the administration and operation of the Sarpy County Veterans Service Office.
Veterans Service Officer/Director
FCCM (SW), USNR (Ret)
Veterans Service Speicalist
MSgt, USAF (Ret)
Assistant Veterans Service Officer
SMSgt, USAF (Ret)
Veterans Service Technician
On July 14, 2007, the Eastern Nebraska Veterans' Home in Bellevue, opened their doors for residents. See State Benefits for more information.