Janicek attends Veterans Commission training

Ken Janicek, Milam County Veterans service officer, attended the 64th Texas Veterans Commission annual statewide training conference Sept. 12-15 in Houston.

“ The conference was very informative and beneficial in developing knowledge that will enable service officers to better serve veterans, survivors and dependents residing in their county,” Janicek said.

Section 434.038(a), Texas Government Code, requires Veterans county service officers to attend commission training to maint ain cert ific a- tion in order to remai n in office . Cer tification is also require d for tho se who wish to par ticipate in the com mission’s ac credit at ion prog ram.

Ja nice k ha s be en ac cred ite d withtheTexas Veter ansCom - mission si nce Oc tober 20 00. Accord ing to the VA Office of the Ac tuary for the fiscal ye ar 2010, MilamCou ntyhasavete ra n popu lation of 2,6 65 .

For the fisc al year 20 10 , Mila m Count y Vetera ns received $6,51 8,000 in com pensat io n and pe nsion monetary benefit s. Mo st of t he ben efits pa id ar e plac ed in immediate circ ulat ion , thereby providin gasign ificant economic stimulus to the count y economy.

Milam County Veteran s Offic e is locatedat204 N.Cent ral, Su ite B in Cameron, phone 254- 697- 7031, and One Stop Center, 313 N. Main in Rock da le, phone 512- 446- 6616.

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