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Veterans Service Officer

Dan Nichols

511 N Spruce St - Room 205
Ogallala NE  69153-0029
Phone:  (308) 284-7776
Fax:     (308) 284-3922

MemorialThe Veteran's Service Office is a county agency that assists veterans with federal, state, and county benefits once he/she has been discharged from active duty military service. The function of the office is to complete the application process for veterans and their dependents in obtaining the benefits that they might be entitled to receive. The office is under the direction of the Veterans Service Officer who is appointed by the County Veterans Service Committee. By Nebraska State statute, the appointment of the Service Officer is confirmed by the County Board of Commissioners.

Responsibilities of the Service Officer include
  • Advising and counseling veterans and their families in matters relating to benefits that he/she may be entitled.
  • Knowledge and interpretation of current laws and codes pertaining to veteran's benefits.
  • Assisting when applying for State and Federal Benefits.
  • Emergency Financial Assistance.
  • Veteran’s Advocacy.
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Office Hours
Monday – Thursday

8:00 a.m. to Noon – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to Noon
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays