Branstad Names New Head of Veterans Affairs

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Retired Col. Robert King will serve as the next head of the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs.

Gov. Terry Branstad announced the appointment Monday. King will replace Gen. Jodi Tymeson who has been named chief operating officer at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.

King served in the Iowa National Guard for nearly 36 years before retiring in 2004. For the last fifteen years of service he handled media relations.

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