Antelope County

Veterans' Services

Tom Nelson
Veterans' Service Officer
Old Courthouse
501 Main Street
Neligh, NE 68756

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday-Wednesday


Available with a phone call
Phone: (402) 887-4936



State of Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs


JAN 1, Office Closed (New Years Day Observed)

JAN 15, Office Closed (Martin Luther King Day Observed)

JAN 22, Antelope County Legion Mtg (Neligh)

FEB 19, Office Closed (Presidents Day Observed)

MAR 15, 8:00am-1:00pm National Association County Officials Mtg (Norfolk)

MAR 29, Office closed in PM (Good Friday)

APR 14, Veterans of Foreign Wars District 3 Meeting (Tilden)

APR 17-19, Office Closed (VSO Specific Training-Kearney)

APR 17, 7:00pm to 9:00pm All County Legion Bingo @ Vets Home (Norfolk)


APR 26, Office Closed (Arbor Day)

MAY 9, Visiting County Cemeteries placing flag holders

​MAY 27, Office Closed (Memorial Day)

MAY 28-JUN 2, Office Closed (VSO Vacation)

JUN 12, Antelope County Veterans Picnic (Tilden)

JUN 19, Juneteenth (19th) Sunday

JUL 4, Office Closed (Independance Day)

SEP 2  Office Closed (Labor Day)

SEP 15,  All County Legion MTG (Tilden)

SEP 20-22 Office Closed (VSO Specific Training-Lincoln)

OCT 3, County Government Day 9:00am-2:30pm

OCT 14 Office Closed (Columbus Day)

OCT 13-15 Women Veterans Symposium (Kearney)

OCT 16 All County Legion Pancake Feed @ Vets Home (Norfolk)

NOV 11, Office Closed  (Happy Veterans Day)

NOV 28-29, Office Closed (Thanksgiving)

DEC 13 Office Closed (NACO Mtg in Kearney) 

DEC 24, 2024 Office Closed (Christmas Break)

JAN 1, 2025 Office Closed (New Years Day)


VA Whole Life Insurance 

VA Dental Insurance Program  (VADIP/CHAMPVA -See your County VSO)

2022 PACT ACT is signed into law, Sponsored by American Legion and VFW

The Veterans Service Office (VSO) processes all aspects of veterans claims, burial benefits, licenses, plates and veterans home applications and veterans aid applications at all levels federal, state & county.  We also issue flag holders to those veterans buried in our beautiful cemeteries throughout the county.  To see what is available please call at the number provided above or click on one of the links provided above.  This office is overseen and funded by the Veterans Service Committee and the Antelope County Commissioners, working to serve you better! 

If you would like to schedule a Veterans Benefits brief please call the information previously provided.