Southeast Transportation Program

The Southeast MN DAV Transportation program serves ambulatory, non-wheelchair bound, Veterans to and from VA approved medical appointments. The program incorporates vehicles stationed out of the Rochester VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), Winona county Veteran Services Bldg. and Steele county Veteran Services Bldg.

We serve Olmsted, Winona, and Steele counties and surrounding area Veterans with routes to VAMC Minneapolis, VAMC Tomah, Mankato CBOC, Albert Lea CBOC, and Rochester CBOC. Call for information on Veterans choice appointments.

Pick up and Drop off schedules are determined by daily rider needs

To schedule a ride call: 507-703-1139

Southeast Transportation Program Coordinator Bio Kati Carpenter

Kati Carpenter, the SE MN Transportation Coordinator, was born and raised in Rochester, MN. She joined the U.S. Navy out of high school in 2004. Kati was deployed to Iraq in 2006-2007 with the VAQ-140 Patriots during the OIF/OEF campaign and was honorably discharged in 2011. She moved back to Rochester to be near family and to raise her son.

Kati brings with her, her passion and drive to help Veterans get the proper care they need. She was hired as the DAV’s SE Transportation Coordinator in October 2018.