Vets helping vets
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015— Since 1946 there has been a veterans service officer for Lassen County. Normal business hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is closed normally from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch. Appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling 251-8192.
Currently, there are four people assigned to the office; A1 Peck, Veterans Peer Support Specialist, who works the North County (Beiber) area; Dennis French, Veterans Peer Support Specialist, who works Herlong, Westwood and in the office on a part-time basis. Samantha Jee, an accredited Veterans Service Representative, and Cathy Strudle, Veterans Service Officer, are in the office daily. Cathy will be accredited by the end of the year. The office occasionally closes for training and appointments. A note or public service announcement will be made if staff is gone longer than a day. Leave a message or come by again.