Meeting with Veterans Advisory Board

March 12, 2015
Press Release


Today, Congressman Doug Lamborn met with his Veterans Advisory Board at the new PFC Floyd K. Lindstrom Colorado Springs VA Clinic. Topics covered included the recent announcement of the design contract being awarded for the forthcoming Southern Colorado National Veterans Cemetery, the efforts by the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation to have positive movement forward on the forthcoming VA Hospital in Aurora, and the new VA Clinic. The Board was able to meet and hear a presentation from the VA Clinic's new manager, Greg Kopp.

Congressman Lamborn also made a special presentation of remarks he had entered in the Congressional Record honoring Jim Tackett, the outgoing El Paso County Veteran Service Officer, a job he performed with distinction for over 29 years.

Members of Congressman Lamborn's Veterans Advisory Board (in attendance)

  • Bill Lockwood: the Navy League
  • Bob Koenig: Military Retiree Office, USAFA
  • Carl McDaniels: El Paso County Veteran Service Officer
  • Dennis McCormack: Home Front Cares
  • Gregory Kopp: Manager PFC Floyd K. Lindstrom Colorado Springs VA Clinic
  • Jason Strickland: Project Sanctuary
  • Jay Bowen: American Legion
  • Jim Tackett: Crawford House
  • Joe Lewis: Angels of the Fallen
  • Keith Lamee: American Legion Post 5
  • Larry Fortner: Veterans Trauma Court
  • Phil Andreski: MOAA
  • Robert McLaughlin: Mount Carmel
  • Susan Holmes: Rocky Mountain Human Services, Veterans Division
  • Ted Gembczynski: Military Retiree Office, Peterson AFB
  • Terrance McWilliams: El Pomar Foundation
  • Tim Grabin: American Legion, Canon City
  • Vic Fernandez: Pikes Peak National Veterans Cemetery Committee
  • William Galvan: Rocky Mountain Veterans Village Foundation