Did You Know Escambia County Has A Veterans Service Officer?

January 16, 2020

Escambia County Veterans Service Officer Andy Huffman is available to assist veterans and their families in Escambia County.

His primary duty is assisting veterans file for disability and non-service connected pension claims and obtain health care benefits with the VA. Assistance is also provided to widows who may be entitled to survivor and/or burial benefits.

Huffman works by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call (850) 595-2409.

Huffman is retired from the Coast Guard after service as a criminal investigator for over 30 years.

Pictured: Escambia County Veterans Service Officer Andy Huffman (right) meets with veteran James Borham. Photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.


8 Responses to “Did You Know Escambia County Has A Veterans Service Officer?”

  1. Brenda carroll on January 19th, 2020 10:42 am

    Mr. Huffman is a wonderful person, he helped me so much, I don’t know what I would have done with out him , I fought VA for 4 years 3 months after meeting with him I had my benefits started.

  2. Johnny on January 18th, 2020 10:14 pm

    This could be a good thing if he could serve the thousands of vets without having an overload of cases that get stacked on top of each other and possibly overlooked.

  3. Will B Bann on January 17th, 2020 11:49 am

    This is better then sitting at the VA office at 6am to get in line to see the one down there thanks for the updated info .

  4. Wayne on January 17th, 2020 8:53 am

    Thats nice the VA has given me the run around for years. It dont matter who they present to serve the vets, they are told what they will not do and the gentlemen will not cross that line.
    25 years and treated like something that starts with a capital S and ends with a T
    Government spends more money on Vets PR than helping
    Loser operation and lies

  5. Nice on January 16th, 2020 2:37 pm

    I wish I had known this before filing an appeal on my claim. Good to know going forward.

  6. Bubba on January 16th, 2020 12:28 pm

    Thank God!! Been trying to get help for my uncle since 2013 !!

  7. sam on January 16th, 2020 7:32 am

    did not know about this service. it’s good to know.

  8. Jimmy Vann on January 16th, 2020 7:23 am

    Andy is the real deal, his knowledge of the system is second to none.

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