Veteran Services

The Veteran Affairs office provides services for active and retired military personnel and their families in Montezuma County
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MISSION STATEMENT

“To enrich the quality of life for Montezuma County veterans and their families by assisting them in accessing all Department of Veterans Affairs and Colorado State benefits they richly deserve.”

The Veteran Affairs office provides services for active and retired military personnel and their families in Montezuma County Montezuma County Veteran Services stands ready to assist our veterans and their family members with accessing a wide variety of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Colorado State veteran benefits including:
  • Claims for disability and pensions
  • Accessing VA Health Care System
  • Certificates of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Guaranty
  • VA Education Benefits
  • Survivor Benefits
  • Burial Benefits
  • Government Headstones and Markers
  • VA Life Insurance
  • Colorado State Veterans Nursing Homes
  • Disabled Veterans License Plates
  • Civil Service Preference Letters
  • Locating Military Records
  • One time re-issue of Medals

County Veteran Service Officer Rick Torres and Assistant VSO Sarah Kuhn are located at 107 N. Chestnut Suite #3 in Cortez.

Office Hours:

  • Monday through Thursday 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.)
  • Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Links:
VETERAN SERVICES
Rick Torres,
County Veteran Service Officer
107 North Chestnut, Suite #3
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: Rick (970) 564-2779
Phone: Sarah (970) 565-7155 
Fax: (970) 565-5434

Office Hours:

  • Monday through Thursday 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.)
  • Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

County Veteran Service Officer

Rick Torres, (970) 564-2779

Assistant VSO

Sarah Kuhn, (970) 565-7155
Contact Montezuma County Veteran Service, Officer
Contact Montezuma County Veteran Service, Assistant VSO