The Veterans Affairs Commission provides assistance to Cherokee County veterans who were discharged under honorable conditions and/or their family members.


County Seat
Cherokee County Courthouse
520 West Main
Cherokee, IA 51012

Cherokee County, Iowa - Veterans Affairs

Our mission is to stand as a voice and an advocate for Cherokee County Veterans and their families.We are dedicated to ensuring Iowa Veterans, their dependents, and their survivors receive the full measure of county, state, and federal benefits to which they are entitled. To that end, Veterans are treated with compassion, integrity, dignity and accountability

Additional Contact Information:
Sioux Falls VA Hospital1-800-316-8387
Des Moines VA Regional Office1-800-827-1000
Sioux City Vet Center1-712-255-3808
Dakota Dunes CBOC1-605-232-2800
Spirit Lake CBOC1-712-336-6425

Veteran Affairs Links:

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs


Health/Medical Links:





Address of
Veterans Affairs office:
520 W. Main St.
Cherokee, IA 51012

Office Hours:
Mon - 8-4:30
Tue - By Appt
Wed - 8-4:30
Thurs - By Appt
Friday - 8-4:30

Other times available by Appt

Office Number:
(712) 225-6319
FAX Number:
(712) 225-6708

Office Holder Name:
Tom Kohn

Commissioners of
Veterans Affairs Office:

William Gauthier

Michelle Pedersen
Wane Miller
Joe Draper
Don Drefke