Pennington County Veterans Affairs Department

Find Pennington County Minnesota veterans affairs departments, or service organizations. Veterans affairs departments like the VA (Veterans Affairs), VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), Amvets, and vet centers provide information and help with benefits, charities, insurance, disability, medical care, education, programs and compensation for veterans of the US Armed Forces.


Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2793 123 North Horace Avenue Thief River Falls MN 56701 218-681-1211


Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2793 123 North Horace Avenue Thief River Falls MN 56701 218-681-6764

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Pennington County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, Minnesota State, and local Pennington County, MN level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Pennington County.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Pennington County military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Pennington County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Pennington County VFW and AMVETS posts
Pennington County VA Benefits

Pennington County VA Depts provides a number of services for America's veterans, including a range of veterans' benefits, medical care, and burial services. The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides education and vocational benefits such as the Montgomery GI Bill, pension services, and life insurance. It also issues disability compensation to veterans in Pennington County, Minnesota who have service-connected disabilities. In addition, the VBA offers counseling services, runs a housing program for veterans, Pennington County home loan programs, and offers life insurance to service members, veterans and their dependents who are unable to get insurance from private companies.

Veterans Health Administration in Pennington County, Minnesota

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides medical services and health care to veterans, including through Pennington County VA-run medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home care units. The VHA also provides assistance to homeless veterans and care for veterans with disabilities in Pennington County. Burial services for veterans are offered through the VA's National Cemetery Administration, which maintains national cemeteries for the burial of veterans and their family members.

VA Vet Centers

At the local Pennington County level, the VA runs Vet Centers that provide a range of services to veterans, including employment assistance, counseling services, and assistance gaining access to VA benefits. These services are available to Pennington County veterans, service members, and their families. Vet Center counseling services include readjustment counseling, bereavement counseling, and military sexual trauma counseling.

Pennington County VFW & AMVET Posts

In addition to the VA, a number of private organizations provide Veteran Services in Pennington County. The Pennington County Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts (VFW) provides assistance with accessing VA services, offers grants to support veterans, and advocates for policies that help veterans. Pennington County AMVETS Posts, or American Veterans, is an organization that advocates for veterans and provides services for veterans of the US Armed Forces.