Military discharge papers (DD 214’s) may be filed in the Howard County, Iowa Recorders office. An original or certified copy is needed for filing purposes.


  Howard County, Iowa - Recorder Information
  Military Service Records

Military discharge papers (DD 214’s) may be filed in the Howard County Recorder’s office. An original or certified copy is needed for filing purposes.

If you wish to request a certified copy of a military discharge, please complete and return the application. This may be done in person or through the mail. Please send a photo copy of your driver’s license if mailing. Entitlement has to be proven before a certified copy can be issued. There is no charge to record or obtain a certified copy of a military record.

Additional resources:
Veterans Affairs Director - Deanne Hosek
Howard County Courthouse
137 North Elm Street
Cresco IA 52136
Phone: 563.547.3681
EMAIL

If enlisted from the state of Iowa:
Iowa Commission of Veterans Affairs
7105 NW 70th Avenue
Camp Dodge, Bldg. A6A
Johnston, IA 50131-1824
Phone: 515.242.5331 OR 800.838.4692
Fax: 515.242.5659
EMAIL

Forms:

Application for Certified Copy of Military Records


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Address:
Howard County Courthouse
137 North Elm Street
Cresco IA 52136

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am -  4:30pm

Phone Number:
563.547.9210

FAX Number:
563.547.9252

County Recorder:
Cherri L. Caffrey


Employees in Recorder's Office:
Deputy Recorder:
Roxann Vokaty

PT Clerk:
Lori Balik

Recorder Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Recorder's office




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Recorder Links:
Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC)

Iowa Land Records

Other Related Links:
Iowa DNR

Iowa Secretary of State

State of Iowa Government

Iowa Legislature
General Assembly


Iowa Department of
Public Health


Genealogy Websites:
Iowa GenWeb

Roots Web

US GenWeb

Iowa Gravestone
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