Veterans Affairs

routt county veterans of colorado

Mission Statement

To put the veterans and their family members first!

"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation." President George Washington

The veterans service officer assists residents of the State of Colorado who served honorably in the United States Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Navy, Marine Corps, or any other armed service of the United States.

Services Provided

Below is the list of benefits which the veteran, spouse and or family member may be entitled to receive under the laws of the United States or the State of Colorado by reason of military service.

  • Filing VA claims and appeals
  • Healthcare enrollment
  • Nursing home care
  • Disability compensation
  • Pension
  • Education and training
  • Vocational rehabilitation and employment
  • Home load guarantees
  • Life insurance
  • Burial benefits, headstones and markers
  • Survivor benefits
  • Replacement of military records, medals and awards
  • Employment Assistance

This office provides personalized local service to veterans and other claimants, and assists in cutting through the maze of "red tape" frequently involved in direct dealings with governmental agencies.

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