VetSuccess Center offers benefits assistance, counseling


Attending the VetSuccess Center's May 14 grand opening were, as follows: Thomas Tucker, Disabled Veteran Outreach Program, specialist, CareerSource Okaloosa/Walton, Fort Walton Beach; Dr. Ty Handy, Northwest Florida State College president; Deborah Mobley, Disabled Veteran Outreach Program specialist, CareerSource Okaloosa/Walton, Fort Walton Beach; Beatrice Love-Moore, Okaloosa County Veterans Service Office director, Fort Walton Beach and Crestview; Rebecca Baisden, VetSuccess on Campus counselor, University of West Florida, Military and Veterans Resource Center, Pensacola; Randy Lanier, VetSuccess on Campus counselor, Northwest Florida State College, Student Service Center; and Mark Ballou, readjustment counselor, Okaloosa County Vet Center, Shalimar.

Special to the News Bulletin
Published: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 02:01 PM.

Northwest Florida State College's new VetSuccess Office is now open.

The office provides a full-time, on-campus VA counselor to help veterans, service members and qualified dependents through a coordinated delivery of benefits assistance and counseling.

This allows them to complete their education and prepares them to enter the labor market in viable careers, a spokesperson said following a May 14 grand opening ceremony.

Contact Randy Lanier,, or 678-5111, ext. 6752 for more details.

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