Antelope County

Veterans' Services

Tom Nelson
Veterans' Service Officer
Old Courthouse
501 Main Street

Neligh, NE 68756

8:00 AM - 11:30 & 12:30 - 4:30 PM Monday-Wednesday

Available with a phone call

Phone: (402) 887-4936



State of Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs






JAN 1, 2020 Office Closed (New Years Observed)

JAN 4, 2019 Gov Ricketts unveils tax relief for retired Vets:

JAN 20, 2020 Office Closed (Martin Luther King Day Observed)

FEB 17, 2020 Office Closed (Presidents Day Observed)

FEB 25, , 4:00-6:00 pm VAMC Grand Island Open House

MAR 4, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm Lincoln CBOC Women Vets Event

MAR 10,  0800-1130 am Office closed for Career Exploration Day @ Fairgrounds

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

CXL'D-MAR 27, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Day,

CXL'D-APR 1-6 Veteran Service Officer On Vacation (Pls see Clerk)

CXL'D-APR 7, Veterans Claims Clinic (VA Regional Office, Lincoln) 

APR 24, Office Closed (Arbor Day)

CXL'D-APR 27 - MAY 1 Lincoln RO Virtual Claims Clinic  (See VSO)

MAY 20, Visiting cemeteries placing flag holders

​MAY 25, Office Closed (Memorial Day)

JUL 3-4, Office Closed (Independance Day)

AUG 16,  All County Legion MTG (Brunswick)

AUG 31, 1200 to 4:00pm Office Closed (Vacation Hrs)  

SEP 7, Office Clos


SEP 1, 2020 VA Omaha Fisher House Opens 

CXL'D OCT 1, County Government Day 09:00am-2:30pm


WALK IN FLU SHOTS @ VA Norfolk NE, CBOC  Oct 19 to Nov 20

NOV 11, Office Closed  (Veterans Day)

NOV 13, Veteran & Veteran Stand Down Day, Norfolk Library

NOV 23-27, Office Closed (Thanksgiving Vacation) Open 19-20 Nov.

DEC 24, Office Closed 12:00-4:00pm

DEC 25, Office Closed for Christmas Day

JAN 1, 2021 Office Closed (New Years Observed)

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 from Federal to County.  We also issue Flag holders to those County 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.