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Speaker Vos Statement on the Retirement of Secretary Scocos

“I would like to thank Secretary Scocos for his many years of public service in Wisconsin state government.”

By - Nov 30th, 2016 08:26 am
John Scocos. Photo from the State of Wisconsin.

John Scocos. Photo from the State of Wisconsin.

Madison…Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) released the following statement regarding the retirement of Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary John Scocos.

“I would like to thank Secretary Scocos for his many years of public service in Wisconsin state government. He has been a strong advocate for veterans and their families, and has made Wisconsin a better home for the men and women who served our country.

“Secretary Scocos’ accomplishments at WDVA include spearheading the passage of the Wisconsin GI Bill Tuition Remission Program and the creation of the skilled nursing facility at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at Union Grove.  His commitment and passion to serve our veterans is commendable.

“His resume of public service in Wisconsin is long. It includes several positons at WDVA, Deputy Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services as well as the Chief Clerk and Sergeant-at-Arms for the Wisconsin State Assembly.

“I also would like to express my sincere gratitude for his service to our country. With more than 31 years of military service retiring at the rank of Colonel, we all owe a debt of gratitude for his selfless work and sacrifice for our country’s freedom.

“On behalf of the Wisconsin State Assembly, we would like express our appreciation for your years of public service and wish Secretary Scocos the best of luck in his retirement.”

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