As of the 2021 Census, there are 16.5 million military veterans in the U.S. and about two million active- and reserve-duty personnel. Nearly four million veterans are between the ages of 35 and 54. Many companies across the country provide discounts on products or services for this large portion of the population to honor their service. Here are the available 2023 Iowa military discounts.
Iowa Veterans Home
The Iowa Veterans Home was founded in 1887. We are located in Marshalltown’s northwest corner. Originally the Iowa Soldiers Home, the facility serves approximately 500 Iowa Veterans. We are fifth in the nation for size of State Veterans Homes. See more.
Home Ownership Assistance
The program provides a $5,000 grant to service members and veterans for down payments and closing costs on qualifying homes. The funds may be used in conjunction with the FirstHome and Homes for Iowans programs. This program is limited to funding availability. See more.
Disabled Veteran’s Homestead Tax Credit
This legislation enacted in 2014 provides 100% exemption of property taxes for 100% disabled service-connected Veterans and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) recipients. See more.
Injured Veterans Grant Program
The legislative intent of this program is to provide immediate financial assistance to a veteran so that family members of the veteran may be with the veteran during the veteran’s recovery from an injury received in the line of duty in an area where the veteran was receiving hazardous duty pay after September 11, 2001. See more.
Veterans Trust Fund
These rules establish the requirements for veterans, spouses or dependents to receive benefits from the veteran trust fund. See more.
War Orphans Educational Aid
The amount of War Orphans Educational Aid allowed to eligible War Orphans is based upon an annual appropriation made by the Iowa Legislature. Payment is limited to $600.00 per calendar year for each War Orphan with a lifetime maximum benefit of $3,000.00. See more.
National Guard Tuition Benefits
Federal Tuition Assistance can be used by any of the following Soldiers as long as the Soldier meets the criteria as established by the U.S. Army. See more.
Veteran Lifetime Hunting/Fishing License
A lifetime hunting and fishing license for veterans who have a service-connected disability or were POW’s. See more.
The State of Iowa Veterans Cemetery
The Iowa Veterans Cemetery (IVC) is the first federally funded construction of a state-owned and operated veterans cemetery in the State of Iowa. The cemetery serves the veteran population throughout the state and around the country, as there is no state residency requirement to be interred in the cemetery. See more.
Operation Recognition High School Diploma
This program furnishes an honorary high school diploma to qualifying veterans who did not complete high school (in Iowa) due to armed service enlistment. The application form is used by the IDVA and the Department of Education to establish eligibility for honorably discharged veterans. See more.
Adventureland Amusement Park, Altoona
Military members are eligible to receive up to 6 tickets for themselves and their friends/family. Single-day tickets are $40 per ticket, and Season Passes are discounted $10 off the current gate price. The discount is available at the front gate only by showing an Active or Retired Military ID, Dependent ID card, or DD214 discharge papers (paired with a government-issued photo ID). Thank you for your service! See more.
Grand Times Catering, Boxholm
Military discount to all military personnel. Contact for details. See more.
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