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Aitkin County Veteran Services

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Aitkin County Courthouse,
217 Second Street NW, Room 130
Aitkin, MN 56431
Phone: (218) 927-7320
Toll free: (888) 404-7320
Fax: (218) 927-7374
Email: penny.harms@co.aitkin.mn.us

The Aitkin County Veterans Service Office is committed to providing professional and courteous service to veterans and dependents while striving to ensure they receive the maximum benefits and services they are entitled to. Individual right to privacy and confidentiality is always respected.

The Aitkin County Veterans Service Office provides assistance and technical support to veterans and their dependents with a diverse array of benefits and services. These include claims assistance, benefit counseling, and advocacy. The Veterans Service Office can also assist in obtaining military discharges and documents. Please contact Penny for further information or to schedule an appointment. 

The Aitkin County Veterans Van offers rides to veterans to the Minneapolis VA Medical Center on even days and to the St. Cloud Medical Center on odd days.  For information on fees or to schedule a ride, please call 218-927-7283, ext. 0.

Services and Benefits

The following are benefits and services that veterans and dependents may be entitled to through federal and state programs:

Related Links:

Department of Veterans Affairs
Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs
Access America for Seniors
The American Legion
AMVets Online
Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office
Disabled American Veterans
ESGR National Committee
Gulf War Veteran Resource Pages
History Channel
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)
Minnesota Workforce for Veterans
Minnesota American Legion
Minnesota Veterans Homes
National Cemetery Administration
Office of Governor Tim Pawlenty
National Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Selective Service System
SmartCareers.com
Tricare
VA Upper Midwest Network
Veterans Benefits Administration
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Vietnam Veterans of America