New Adams County Veterans Service Officer Appointed
Today at public hearing, the Adams County Board of Commissioners appointed Andrew “Drew” Dixon as the new Veterans Service Officer (VSO) for the county.
“The Board is pleased to appoint Drew as the new VSO,” says Steve O’Dorisio, Adams County Board Chair. “Drew is a dedicated public servant with a deep understanding of the challenges facing veterans. I’m confident he will be a strong advocate for our veterans and will help them access the benefits and services they deserve.”
Dixon previously served as the assistant VSO with the Arapahoe County Veteran Services Division, and he’s received state and national accreditation. He will officially start on Wednesday, June 7.
Originally from New Mexico, Dixon is a graduate of Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs. Dixon served as an aviation mechanic in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in December 2007.
The VSO assists veterans and their families in the filing of claims for insurance, pensions, compensation for disability, hospitalization, vocational training, and any other state or federal benefits available to veterans.
It is the duty of the VSO to assist any resident who is a veteran or a surviving spouse, administrator, executor, guardian, conservator, or heir of any veteran.
To learn more about the Adams County Veterans Service Office and available programs for veterans, visit adcogov.org/vso.