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Posted on: November 2, 2023

Veterans and Their Families Receive Veterans Benefits with Help from Linn County Veteran Affairs

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Successful compensation and pension applications will result in more than $63 million in federal veterans benefits for Linn County veterans this year.

This Veterans Day, the Linn County Veteran Affairs Department thanks all veterans for their service and w...

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Veteran Affairs
Posted on: August 29, 2023

The Next PACT Act Deadline: Health Care Enrollment for Veterans Who Deployed to Combat Zones

The PACT Act and Your VA Benefits

Until 11:59 p.m. local time on Sept. 30, 2023, veterans who deployed to a combat zone, never enrolled in VA health care, and left active duty between Sept. 11, 2001, and Oct. 1, 2013, are eligible to enroll directly in VA health careThis specia...

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Veteran Affairs
Posted on: April 19, 2023

New Veterans Hunting, Fishing Licenses Available Now

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The new Armed Forces Hunting and Fishing licenses are now available to residents of Iowa who served in the armed forces of the United States on federal active duty. The new annual fishing license, or hunting and fishing combo license, is $5, with a $2 pro...

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Veteran Affairs