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 4, 2022 Antelope County Legion Mtg (Elgin)

JAN 17, Office Closed (Martin Luther King Day Observed)

FEB 21, Office Closed (Presidents Day Observed)

MAR 20, 0900-12:00 pm National Association County Officials Mtg

APR 10, Veterans of Foreign Wars District 3 Meeting (Randolph)

APR 15, Office closed in PM (Good Friday)

APR 13-15, Office Closed (VSO Specific Training-Kearney)

APR 30, Office Closed (Arbor Day)

MAY 6, Visiting County Cemeteries placing flag holders

​MAY 31, Office Closed (Memorial Day)

JUN 15, Antelope County Veterans Picnic (Clearwater)

JUN 20, Juneteenth (19th) Sunday

JUL 4, Office Closed (Independance Day)

SEP 3,  All County Legion MTG (Elgin)

SEP 5  Office Closed (Labor Day)

SEP 24-25 Women Veterans Symposium (Kearney, NE)

OCT 4, Office Closed in the AM for Funeral

OCT 6, County Government Day 09:00am-2:30pm

OCT 10 Office Closed (Columbus Day)

OCT 14 VSO Association Mtg, Lincoln, NE


NOV 11, Office Closed  (Veterans Day)

NOV 24-25, Office Closed (Thanksgiving)

DEC 14-16 NACO Mtg in Kearney (Office Closed) 

DEC 26, 2022 Office Closed (Christmas Break)


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

BLUE WATER NAVY VETS Claim Agent Orange Benefits with 3 new presumptive conditions 

Nebraska Game and Parks issues 50% disabled Vets FREE FUR FISH HUNT & STATE PARK PERMITS

Camp Lejuene Contaminated Water Claims

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.