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Natalie Breitung named new veterans services officer

Natalie Breitung

— Natalie Breitung has been appointed as the new veterans services officer for Routt County.

Breitung served in the United States Air Force from 1987 to 1991 in Operation Desert Storm. She earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design before to her time in service and a master of science degree from Wilmington College while serving on active duty in the U.S.A.F.

Originally from Minnesota, Breitung moved to Steamboat Springs a little more than a year ago. She has a son currently serving on active duty in the U.S.A.F. and a daughter who plans to join the U.S.A.F. in 2016.

Breitung is an active member of the American Legion Post 44 and the VFW in Steamboat and is the regional member coordinator for Trust Vets across the state of Colorado.

Through the past 25 years, Breitung has worked in the technology arena as a software design engineer and has kept up on the latest technologies. She is also a business owner.

As the new VSO, Breitung will assist veterans with completing applications for VA healthcare and many veteran benefits, arranging transportation to and from VA facilities, exploring employment opportunities for vets, and providing information for veteran-owned businesses.

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For more information or to set up an appointment, call Breitung at 970-870-5469 or email nbreitung@co.routt.co.us. Her office is on the second floor of the Routt County Courthouse Annex, 136 Sixth St. Visit routtcountyveterans.com for additional information.

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