Official Website for Madison County, Iowa

Madison County, Iowa - Veterans Affairs

Events & Community

Duties and Responsibilities

Eligible veterans with financial hardships may apply for temporary emergency assistance. We also provide assistance in applying for other benefits and obtaining information for the veteran such as:

  VA Medical Care

  Compensation and Pension

  Iowa Veterans Home

  Military Records

  Grave Markers

  Home Loan Benefits


We maintain Grave Registrations for veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces whose mortal remains rest in Madison County, Iowa.


The Madison County Veteran Affairs Commission meets the first Monday of every month in the Veteran Affairs Office, third floor of the Courthouse. 

The meeting is called to order at 8:00 a.m. and adjourns at 9:00 a.m. If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the Commission meets on the following tuesday.


Hal Jackson

Mike Ham

Paul Welch

Kasi Hatfied

Joan Naylor

Veterans Affairs Office Contact

Veterans Affairs Office

209 East Madison Street
Winterset, IA 50273

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
9:00am - 3:00pm, or by appointment

Executive Director: Thaddeus Smith

Please call for an appointment.
Phone Number: (515) 462-4680  
Fax Number:(515) 705-0337