Scott Crump has replaced Jim Verwey as the Barnes County Veteran's Service Officer.
Crump, who spent eight years in the National Guard, started his new position on Monday. Verwey, who held the position for eight years, retired earlier this year.
Crump will serve the needs of more than 1,200 Barnes County veterans in a variety of ways: by helping them receive earned benefits including health care and death benefits; with transportation to and from the Veteran's Administration hospital; by fighting for more benefits for veterans and more.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.