This office assists Veterans and their families with veteran affairs.

  Monroe County, Iowa - Veterans Affairs

Monroe County Veterans Affairs Commissioners:
John (Scotty) Archibald - Jim Keller - Clarence Rockwell

The Commission of Veterans Affairs provides help to Monroe County veterans who were discharged under Honorable Conditions and/or their family members. Veterans need to have served 90 consecutive days of active Federal service.

Help with the following needs is available, subject to eligibility guidelines:
Rent Payments
Food and provisions
Medical and dental
Prescription medication
Grave markers

The Veterans Affairs department also provides help to ALL veterans and/or their family members in applying for federal benefits and other veterans aid, which include but are not limited to:
Service connected disability compensation
Special monthly compensation
Non-service connected pension
Surviving spouse pension
Aid & attendance/housebound
Military records upgrade and military records replacement
Agent Orange/PTSD/Desert Storm Sickness/Type II Diabetes/HepC
Application for VA HealthCare System
Application for admission to the Iowa Veterans Home
All other federal programs for which veterans and/or dependents may be eligible

For those who wish to register with the VA Medical Center in Des Moines, please choose one of the following three options:

  1. CLICK HERE to obtain the forms on the VA website;

  2. Call the VA Medical Center at 1-800-294-8387 to request the forms; or

  3. Contact the Monroe County VA Director at 641-932-5652 to obtain the forms.

1801 South B Street
Albia, IA 52531

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Phone Number:

FAX Number:

Veterans Affairs Director:
Diane Durian

Veterans Affairs Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Veterans Affairs office


College Resources
for military servicemembers and students considering ROTC

Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA)

US Department of Veterans Affairs

American Legion

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Veteran Home Loan Centers
Loan Application

Iowa Veteran Home Loan Centers

VA Disability Claims process

Vocational Rehabilitation

Fully Developed Claims

Special Adaptive Housing


VA Hiring

Monroe County Courthouse - Albia, Iowa

Monroe County Courthouse - statue

Monroe County Courthouse

Monroe County Courthouse - statue