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Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs

Nebraska Veterans Service Office

The function of the State Service Office is to interview military veterans, their spouses, and dependents to establish tentative eligibility for veterans' benefits provided by federal and state laws; to advise applicants with claims before the US Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA); and to assist them in the accurate completion of application forms and transmit them to the proper federal or state agency for processing.

State Service Officers are recognized representatives for the Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Veterans, Vietnam Veterans of America, American Ex-POW's, Military Order of the Purple Heart, the Retired Enlisted Association and the National Association of County Service Veteran Officers and are authorized to accept Powers of Attorney from claimants on behalf of the organizations. State Service Officers are located at the VA Regional Office in Lincoln.