Veterans Affairs Staff Directory

Camp Dodge

7105 NW 70th Ave.
Camp Dodge, Bldg. 3465
Johnston, IA 50131-1824
Telephone:  515-252-4698
or toll free at 800-838-4692
Fax:  515-727-3713
Contact IDVA Online

Iowa Veterans Cemetery

34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, IA 50003-3300
Telephone:  515-996-9048
Fax:  515-996-9102

Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs Administrative Staff

Bob Steben

Interim Executive Director
515-727-3444

Camp Dodge

Veterans Cemetery

Bob Steben
Executive Officer & Veterans Benefit Specialist
515-727-3438

Keith Blum
Cemetery Superintendent
515-996-9048

John Halstead
Veterans Benefits Specialist
515-727-3439

Shane Laycock
Cemetery Foreman
515-996-9048


Veterans Benefits Specialist
515-362-7350

Jeanna Hampel
Cemetery Representative
515-996-9048

Meghan Larkins
Outreach Coordinator
515-727-3442

Mindy McGregor
Cemetery Representative
515-996-9048

Missy Miller
Trust Fund & Grants Administrator
515-727-3443

Carolyn Rogers
Cemetery Representative
515-996-9048

Mari Mielke
Secretary
515-727-3440

Kent Spatz
Cemetery Maintenance
515-996-9048

Bob Betz
License Plates, Graves Registration, DD214's
515-727-3441

John Ralls
Cemetery Maintenance
515-996-9048

Driving Directions

To Camp Dodge:
Exit 131 off I-80
North on Merle Hay Rd.
Left (W) onto NW 70th
Right (N) to Camp Dodge Main Gate
In Camp Dodge: (Photo ID Required)
After passing through security gate, continue straight on Maintenance Drive until you reach 5th Street. Right (E) on 5th Street to Main. Brick building sits on the corner of 5th & Main. Parking & handicap parking is located behind the building.
To Iowa Veterans Cemetery:
Interstate 80 to Van Meter Exit 113 (Ten miles west of Des Moines)
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For 24-hour counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255