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Veterans Service Office

Covid-19 Notice:

  • Emergency financial assistance available for Food, Fuel, Shelter.  We have local gift cards and an emergency relief fund that can pay up to $450 in a 12-month period.  These benefits are for Brown County Veterans Only.
  • Seeing customers by appointment only
  • Please call for an in-office appointment.  To make an appointment, Call (507) 233-6636 or (507) 233-6637
  • The VA Hospital Shuttle will continue to operate as normal.
  • Veterans and Family members who owe money to the VA.  Temporary financial relief can be arranged by calling the VA Debt Center at: 1-800-827-0648.
  • All medical equipment loan-outs, and take-ins are suspended till further notice.

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Mission Statement

It is our mission to provide assistance and support to veterans and their dependents in obtaining their rightful benefits through county, state, and federal programs and to act as an advocate on their behalf or direct them to other authorized agencies as their needs dictate.

Veterans Service Office News

Patriotic Concert


Medical Care/Benefits for Veterans, Dependants, and Survivors

Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs Newsletter (Link)

Brown County VSO Staff

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Greg Peterson

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John Schotzko

Contact Veterans Service Office

Located on the 1st floor of the Brown County Courthouse

Hours: 8 to 1630 (8am to 4:30 pm), weekdays

14 S State St,
New Ulm, MN 56073

Telephone: (507) 233-6636
Fax: (507) 233-6708

Email Veterans Service Office



Data Practices:

Salary Compliance Notice:

Performance Measure Report (PDF)


Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm (most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.


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