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 2, Office Closed (New Years Day Observed)

JAN 16, Office Closed (Martin Luther King Day Observed)

JAN 22, 2022 Antelope County Legion Mtg (Neligh)

FEB 20, Office Closed (Presidents Day Observed)

MAR 17, 8:00am-1:00pm National Association County Officials Mtg (Norfolk)

APR 7, Office closed in PM (Good Friday)

APR 16, Veterans of Foreign Wars District 3 Meeting (Tilden)

APR 19, 5:00pm to 9:00pm All County Legion Bingo @ Vets Home (Norfolk)

APR 19-21, Office Closed (VSO Specific Training-Broken Bow)

APR 28, Office Closed (Arbor Day)

MAY 5, Visiting County Cemeteries placing flag holders

​MAY 17, Office Closed (VSO Vacation)

MAY 29, Office Closed (Memorial Day)

JUN 21, Antelope County Veterans Picnic (Neligh)

JUN 19, Juneteenth (19th) Sunday

JUN 22 All County Veterans Picnic 6:00pm

JUL 4, Office Closed (Independance Day)


SEP 4  Office Closed (Labor Day)

SEP 17,  All County Legion MTG (Neligh)

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

SEP 22-24 Women Veterans Symposium (Kearney, NE)

OCT 6, County Government Day 9:00am-2:30pm

OCT 6-7 Veterans Dental Clinic / Mission of Mercy (Mead, NE)

OCT 9 Office Closed (Columbus Day)

OCT 13-15 Women Veterans Symposium (Kearney)

OCT 18 All County Legion Pancake Feed @ Vets Home (Norfolk)

NOV 10, Office Closed  (Veterans Day)

NOV 23-24, Office Closed (Thanksgiving)

DEC 13-15 NACO Mtg in Kearney (Office Closed) 

DEC 25, 2023 Office Closed (Christmas Break)

JAN 2, 2024 Office Closed (New Years Day Observed)


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.