Richard Schleeter

Position: Serving Veterans

Email: schleeterrs@co.laplata.co.us

75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor is Dec. 7

“December 7th, 1941, a date which will live in infamy ... No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people, in their righteous might, will win through...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

New filing process established for vets

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

A helping hand for those who served their country

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Veterans Stand Down is a hand up, not a hand out

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Getting a doctor’s appointment is a process

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: May 8, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

If you’re a vet, you should know what benefits are waiting for you

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Veterans’ children with birth defects may qualify for help

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2015 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

There’s help for C-123 aircraft Agent Orange exposure

The Department of Veterans Affairs has determined that a select group of Air Force and Air Force Reserve personnel were exposed to herbicides through regular and repeated duties as ground, flight...

DATE: July 31, 2015 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Community-based employment service for homeless veterans launched

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced a new employment program aimed at helping job-ready veterans exiting homelessness, and those on the brink of homelessness, gain stable and long-term...

DATE: July 3, 2015 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Farmington Vet Center provides readjustment counseling services

The Vet Center Program was established by Congress in 1979 out of recognition that a significant number of Vietnam-era veterans were experiencing readjustment problems after returning to civilian...

DATE: June 12, 2015 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Factor’s elimination makes more vets health-care eligible

The Department of Veterans Affairs is updating the way it determines eligibility for Veterans Affairs health care, a change that will result in more veterans having access to the health-care...

DATE: April 3, 2015 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Plenty of benefits available for disabled vets

The Veterans Administration provides disabled former servicemen and women with compensation programs designed to assist disabled veterans and their dependents. The disability compensation program...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2015 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

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