|Stacy Jo Dufault
|County Veterans' Service Officer
|Stacy Jo Dufault is a member of the following organizations:
- National Association of County Veterans Service Officers (NACVSO)
- American Veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnams (AMVETS)
- Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
- The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)
- Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH)
- Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)
- Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
- Marine Corps League (MCL)
Mission Statement - The County Veterans' Service Office was
created by state statute to assist veterans and their dependents
in times of need, or to file for all County, State or Federal
benefits earned by virtue of the military veteran's service
to a grateful Nation and the State of Nebraska. The Veterans'
Service Officer serves under the direction of the Veterans'
Service Committee appointed by the Board of Commissioners. Veterans'
Service is accomplished by:
- Being sensitive and helpful to veterans/dependents in their
time of need.
- Providing assistance and counseling to veterans and their
- Initiating and completing claims to be submitted to the VA
Regional Office, Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs, or
other appropriate agencies with accuracy and professionalism.
- Maintaining the highest level of training and education to
best serve veterans.
- Serving as a trusted and respected partner in collaboration
with other agencies when assisting veterans.
Is it to late to file a VA service-connected disability claim?
Veterans, it's never to late to file a VA service-connected disability claim no matter how many years have past since your military service. To file your initial VA disability claim, complete the Initial Claim Worksheet. After you have completed the worksheet and gathered required documents and medical evidence that is not in your active duty medical record, come on in to submit your claim.
The Cass County Veterans' Service Office assists with, but is
not limited to the following County, State and Federal Benefits:
County Veterans' Benefits.
- County Veterans' Aid Fund (CVA). To meet immediate emergency
- Flag Holders. For placement on the grave of every veteran
buried in Cass County.
State Veterans' Benefits.
- Nebraska Veterans' Aid Fund (NVA). For unforeseen emergency
- Waiver of Tuition. For state college/university cost to
qualified spouses or children.
- Discharges. Replacement of lost military service records
- Grave Registration. Report of grave location for veterans
buried in the State.
- Veterans' Home System. Complete application for residency
in a Veterans' Home.
Federal Veterans' Benefits.
- Service Connected Disability Compensation.
- Non-Service Connected Pensions. Veterans or Widow(er)s.
- Education and Vocational Rehabilitation. Including GI Bill
and disability retraining.
- Life Insurance. VGLI/NSLI or Disability.
- Burial Benefits. Grave marker application and burial allowance
- VA Home Loan Programs. Residential and improvement for handicap
- Health Care. VA Medical Center inpatient and outpatient
- Long Term Nursing Home Care. For veterans rated at 70% or
- Military Records. Discharge upgrades and location or service
and medical records.
The Cass County Veterans' Service Office serves about 3,000
veteran's and their families. Cass County has the second highest
percentage of veterans receiving compensation for service
connected disabilities of the states 93 counties.
|All inquires can be addressed to this office at:
|346 Main Street., Rm. 102
|Plattsmouth NE 68048
Email - email@example.com
Hours are 8 am to 5 PM Monday through Friday.
The Veterans' Service Office is located on the lower
floor of the Cass County Courthouse building in room 102,
the corner of 4th and Main Streets, Plattsmouth, NE. From
the West handicap entrance.
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