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Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I apply for a military property tax exemption?

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Your DD214 must be recorded at the Adams County Recorder's office. Once that step is completed, you can apply at the Adams County Assessor's office or the Adams County Veterans Affairs office.

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How do I know if I'm eligible for veteran status?

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Please bring a copy of your DD214 to our office, and we will assist.

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How do I qualify for aid and attendance?

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You must have served during a wartime period of service.

Contact our office at 641-322-4455 for federally recognized wartime dates.

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How do I receive a copy of my DD-214/discharge paperwork, service records, and/or medals?

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Please call us at 641-322-4455 to make an appointment with us.

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How do I receive assistance from the Adams County Veterans Affairs office?

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Please call the office at 641-322-4455 or stop by to make an appointment.

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How do I upgrade my discharge status?

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Please bring a copy of your DD-214 to our office, and we will assist you.

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What are the eligibility requirements for Guard and Reserves for Veterans Benefits?

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Please contact our office at 641-322-4455 for review of your discharge paperwork.

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What is the difference between pension and compensation?

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Pension is an income-based program with federal wartime service requirements. Compensation is based on a service-connected injury or illness sustained or aggravated while on duty.

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What is the difference between survivors' pension and widows' DIC?

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Survivors' pension is for the widows of wartime veterans that would qualify for pension. Widows' DIC is for widows of veterans who die of a service connectable disability.

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What is the process to have "veteran" on my driver's license?

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Please bring a copy of your DD214 to our office, and we will assist.

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What makes a veteran eligible for the VA hospital?

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Veterans are eligible by meeting income guidelines, having Active-Duty Service status, or a service-connected rating of 10% or higher.

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Where do I apply for Veteran License Plates?

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Please bring in a copy of your DD214 to our office, and we will assist.