The Bremer County Veterans Affairs Office provides information and assistance to all veterans in applying for federal, state and local VA benefits, as well as referrals to community resources.

Bremer County funds emergency assistance to resident beterans based on need. They provide van rides to VA medical facilities, including Iowa City VA Medical Center, the Waterloo Outpatient Clinic and to the Cedar Rapids Veterans Center. If you require travel to another facility, they can coordinate with other counties depending on your needs.

For further information, visit: Bremer County Iowa Veterans Affairs

Iowa's Bravest is based in Waterloo, IA, and was founded in 2003 -- the year soldiers went into Iraq.

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Online higher education for Veterans

Click on the link below for a complete database of every major college program of all accredited colleges in the U.S. that offers both full or partial online course options for Veterans who want to pursue their education. We recognize that our heroes want to balance their personal lives which include exploring different educational opportunities.


"Online learning continues to grow rapidly, and there are now many platforms for students -- K-12 through college and career development -- to access online courses. However, many students fail to utilize techniques to get the most from online learning. We've teamed up with education experts across the country to develop the most comprehensive tools and resources to help students make decisions about degree programs, better understand the college admissions process, and find and secure financial aid and scholarships."

Veterans who develop mesothelioma as a result of their service in the military are entitled to benefits and assistance from the U.S. government. Please visit any or all of the sites below to access free information about asbestos-related cancer, including guides on health care options and assistance in filing VA claims.

1) Mesothelioma Guide
2) Mesothelioma Prognosis Network
3) Mesothelioma Fund

A third party organization sponsored by The Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Home Loan Centers is dedicated to finding veterans and active duty military affordable housing options, and making the American dream of homeownership a reality. Created in 1944, under the umbrella of the Original GI Bill, VA backed home loans have helped 20 million veterans and active duty service members secure mortgages.

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In Closing...

The WAVP Veterans Center honors the Veterans of yesterday, today and tomorrow. It recognizes and celebrates the sacrifice of those who served in past conflicts, those who serve today, and those whose service awaits them. These men and women and their families are ever mindful of the reality that freedom is not free. It is in this spirit that we build this very special home "Where Patriots Gather"