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Scotts Bluff County
Scotts Bluff County - Veterans Service
Director John J Brehm
The Scotts Bluff County Veterans Service Office assists veterans and their dependents in obtaining information about any V.A. benefits that they may be interested in and also assist them in working up the applications and obtaining the needed supporting documents. The Scotts Bluff County Veterans Service Office also assist veterans in making application to have their eligibility determine for treatment in a VA Medical Center.
Disabled American Veterans vans provides transportation for veterans to both the Hot Springs, SD VA Medical Center and the Cheyenne, WY VA Medical Center on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. The Scotts Bluff County Veterans Service Office sets up the DAV Van volunteer drivers and also the contact point for veterans who needs rides to the Hot Springs, SD VA Medical Center and the Cheyenne, WY VA Medical Center.
The Hot Springs, SD VA Medical Center has an out patient clinic in Scottsbluff, NE at 1720 East Portal Place. It is open five days a week from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00pm to 4:00 pm, phone number 308-220-3930. To be seen at the Out Patient Clinic at Scottsbluff, NE a veteran has to be enrolled at the Hot Springs, SD VA Medical Center.
Veteranís Day Information 2012
Veteranís Day Parade is scheduled for 11:00 am on Saturday, November 10, 2012. The parade will start at 19th Ave & East Overland and will proceed down East Overland to 3rd Ave where the parade will end.
Confirmation has been received that we will have a C-130 Fly Over from F.E. Warren Air Force Base and they will also provide a Color Guard to lead the parade. It appears that we will at least have four high school bands marching in the parade.
Any persons or organizations that would like to be in the Veteranís Day Parade should meet on 19th Ave & East Overland by 10:30 am on Saturday, November 10, 2012.
Administration Building - Lower Level
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
308 436-6643 - Main
John J Brehm - Director
Deanna Brannan - Administrative Assistant
Lisa Ouderkirk - Secretary II
Scotts Bluff County Veterans Memorials
A memorial honoring all veterans who have served on active military duty from all the different military services was erected in 1989. The memorial also includes three flag poles one for the American Flag, State Flag, and the POW Flag.
An Afghanistan-Iraq Memorial to honor active duty service member who lost their lives in Afghanistan and Iraq was erected in 2009 and six names are on it from a eleven county area in Western Nebraska.
Both memorials are located on the west side of the Scotts Bluff County Administrative Building in Gering, NE.
Updated: 2012.11.06 - 11:00 MDT