Veteran Services Director
Scott Thorsness-Kootenai County Veteran Services Officer, Director
Scott served in the Unites States Air Force as a 2P071 Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory Craftsman from 1988 to 2012. His duty assignments
include Hickam AFB, HI with the 15th Component Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Bitburg AB, Germany with the 36th Maintenance Squadron, Ramstein AB,
Germany with the 86th Maintenance Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, ID with the 366th Maintenance Squadron, Osan AB, Republic of Korea with the 51st
Maintenance Squadron, McChord AFB, WA with the 62nd Maintenance Squadron, and Aviano AB, Italy with the 31st Maintenance Squadron.
Scott was born and raised in Coeur d'Alene, graduating from CDA High School in 1988. He has an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electronic
Systems Technology. After completing his military service, he returned to his home town in April of 2012. He has been working with Kootenai County
since June of 2012. Scott and his wife Jutta have three sons; Tyler, Neven and Lucas. He loves spending time with his family, church, hunting,
fishing, camping and most any other activity that includes the outdoors.
A WORD FROM THE VSO
My team and I are committed as advocates for the Veteran and his/her family members to giving outstanding service and assistance. Our office can
provide information and assistance in preparation of VA Claim paperwork. We can answer your questions on VA Benefits and direct you to resources
that can help you wade through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Our services are "FREE". Give us a call, or drop-by and visit us; we're here for