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March 09, 2023 – El Paso County Veteran Services Office is currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Veteran of the Year Award.

Annually, El Paso County honors an individual for their exemplary military service and continued commitment to serving fellow veterans in the region. Previous award recipients include Skyler Nelson (2021), Nanette Brédé Mueller (2020), Duane K.L. France (2019), Victor M. Fernandez (2018), and Leo F. Martinez (2107).

“Many veterans continue to serve their communities after serving their country,” said Marshall Bosworth, El Paso County Veterans Service Officer. “We are proud to honor veterans in our community and offer support where and when we can.”

To be eligible for this prestigious award, nominees must be honorably discharged or retired from military service from one of the five Armed Forces of the United States, including the Reserve or National Guard, or the United States Merchant Marines, and must reside in El Paso County, Colorado.

The 2022 Veteran of the Year will be recognized for significant public service contributions made at the local, state, or national level and by excellence achieved through action above and beyond the call of duty. Nominees should also have made significant contributions in volunteer work in support of veterans and/or the military.

For more information about the Veteran of the Year Award or to nominate a veteran, please visit https://justiceservices.elpasoco.com/veterans-services/veteran-of-the-year/.

Nominations are due no later than Friday, March 31, 2023.

Please reference full nomination guidelines at: https://justiceservices.elpasoco.com/veterans-services/veteran-of-the-year/

Nomination form is available online at: