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Official Website for Madison County, Iowa

Veterans Affairs

Contact Information

Thaddeus Smith


Executive Director


Veterans Affairs Office

209 East Madison Street
Winterset, IA 50273


Monday, Tuesday, 

Thursday, Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm,

or by appointment

Please call for an appointment.


 (515) 462-4680  


(515) 705-0337

Duties and Responsibilities

Eligible veterans with financial hardships may apply for temporary emergency assistance.

We also provide assistance in applying for other benefits and obtaining information for the veteran such as:


  VA Medical Care

  Compensation and Pension

  Iowa Veterans Home

  Military Records

  Grave Markers

  Home Loan Benefits


We maintain Grave Registrations for veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces whose mortal remains rest in Madison County, Iowa.


The Madison County Veteran Affairs Commission meets the first Monday of every month in the Veteran Affairs Office, third floor of the Courthouse. The meeting is called to order at 8:00 a.m. and

adjourns at 9:00 a.m. If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the Commission meets on the following tuesday.


Hal Jackson

Mike Ham

Paul Welch

Kasi Hatfied

Joan Naylor