Northwest Florida State College hosted a Grand Opening for its new VetSuccess (VSOC) Office on Wednesday, May 14.
The VSOC Office provides a full-time VA counselor on-campus to help Veterans, Service members, and their qualified dependents succeed and thrive through a coordinated delivery of benefits assistance and counseling leading to completion of their education and preparing them to enter the labor market in viable careers.
For more information concerning the VSOC Center at NWF State College, please contact Randy Lanier, CVRC, VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) Counselor, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, Ph: (850) 678-5111, ext. 6752.
Florida is home to: • 1,543,946 military Veterans • Third largest Veteran population (Behind California and Texas) • 164,935 Women Veterans • 188,507 Military Retirees • More than 231,000 OEF/OIF/OND Service Members and Veterans • 113,754 World War II Veterans
* Note: Information provided by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs Annual Report Fiscal Year 2012-2013.
Photo Caption: photo are, from left to right: Thomas Tucker, Disabled Veteran Outreach Program (DVOP) Specialist, CareerSource Okaloosa/Walton, Ft. Walton Beach; Dr. Ty Handy, President, Northwest Florida State College; Deborah Mobley, Disabled Veteran Outreach Program (DVOP) Specialist, CareerSource Okaloosa/Walton, Ft. Walton Beach; Beatrice Love-Moore, Director of the Okaloosa County Veterans Service Office, Ft. Walton Beach and Crestview; Rebecca Baisden, VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) Counselor, University of West Florida, Military and Veterans Resource Center (MVRC), Pensacola; Randy Lanier, VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) Counselor, Northwest Florida State College, Student Service Center (Advising); and Mark Ballou, Readjustment Counselor, Okaloosa County Vet Center, Shalimar.