Butte County South Dakota Veterans Office
The Butte County Veterans Service Office (VSO) assists veterans and their dependents and survivors in applying for veterans’ benefits including benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the State of South Dakota. Referrals are also made to other agencies that may have potential benefits for veterans.
The county VSO is an excellent source for information on all matters relating to veterans’ benefits. The staff has the training and experience to serve veterans’ needs.
Transportation to the Fort Meade VA Clinic is Available on Tuesdays only. Call the Butte County VSO 24 hours in advance to make a reservation.
For ride on DAV van, please call (605) 210-1402
The county Veterans Service Office:
– offers complete claims service and explanation of VA procedures.
– provides follow-up service once a decision has been made.
– provides information regarding eligibility at VA medical facilities.
– assists eligible South Dakota veterans in applying for the South Dakota State Bonus Program.
Veterans Service Officer
Bob Wagner, Veterans Service Officer
849 5th Ave.
Belle Fourche, SD 57717
Phone: (605) 723-8387
Fax: (605) 723-4360
Monday & Tuesday
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Frequently Asked Questions
Does the Veterans Service Office have access to my VA file or medical records?
No. The county VSO does not have direct access but we can help you.
Can I apply for VA health care through Veterans Service Office?
I have lost my DD-214, can you help me?
Yes. The county VSO has Department of Defense(DOD) and National Personnel Records Center forms available for completion.
Can you help me with applying for the South Dakota Bonus?
Yes. The county VSO assists in submitting forms for the South Dakota Bonus.
Am I eligible for burial at the National Cemetery?
The county VSO offers advice and guidance on eligibility for veterans and their dependents concerning internment at the National Cemetery.
Register your discharge information with the Registrar of Deeds.
For additional information about veterans benefits, contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at www.va.gov.
For information on VA Health Care eligibility, see the web pages at www.va.gov/healtheligibility.
Belle Fourche, South Dakota