Veterans Services

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Martin A. Howes, Veterans Service Officer
Roseau County Courthouse
606 5th Ave SW, Room 120
Roseau, Minnesota 56751
Office - 218-463-3308      Cell - 218-242-0886




 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.



 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



 1:00 p.m.

 Warroad American Legion by appointment

 Other times as needed



NOTE: Appointments are strongly recommended.

The Veterans Service Office is located in the Roseau County Courthouse in room 120.


Our Mission:
The mission of the Roseau County Veterans Service Office is to improve the quality of life for veterans by providing compassionate service to veterans and members of their families. This is accomplished by serving as advocates for veterans and their families and by obtaining for them State and Federal benefits earned by their honorable service in the Armed Forces of the United States.

Our Objectives:

  • To promote an atmosphere in which all Veterans are treated with dignity and respect.

  • To coordinate the efforts of the Veterans' Service Office in providing quality services to all Veterans.

  • To ensure appropriate county, state, and federal agencies work together to give quality service to our Veterans.

  • To provide a way for Veterans and their families to obtain information on benefits available under Federal and State laws governing all Veteran matters.

  • To inform the Local Government of Veteran issues.


Recently Discharged Veterans:

  • Recording DD-214'sArmy

  • Help with VA Medical/Dental Care applications

  • SGLI conversion

  • Information and Referral

Education Benefits:

  • GI BILLS (all types)

  • Part-time Study Grants*

  • Education LoansNavy

  • Retraining Grants

  • Tuition and Fee Reimbursement

  • Work-study Jobs

Health Benefits:

  • VA Medical Care for veterans and dependents

  • Complete VA annual income forms

  • Subsistence GrantsAir Force

  • Non-service-connected disability pension

Disabled Vets:

  • Compensation Claims

  • Filing Appeals

  • Vocational Rehabilitation

Home Buying & Improvements:

  • Certificates of EligibilityMarines

In Time Of Death:

  • Dependency & Indemnity Compensation for Survivors

  • Death Pension

  • Burial Allowance

  • Burial Markers

  • Survivors Benefits

  • Burial FlagCoast Guard

  • Government Life Insurance

  • Presidential Memorial Certificate

  • Flag Holders

  • Burial Information/Assistance

Other Services:

  • Obtaining Military Awards

  • Obtaining Military RecordsU S  Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Speaking to Organizations

  • Home and Hospital Visits

  • Liaison Among Vets Groups

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