Gary Cagle and Michael Rohde were recently sworn in by Judge Bruce Winters to serve on the Board of Commissioners of the Ottawa County Veterans Service Commission.
Cagle began representing the Veterans of Foreign Wars in February 2013. Throughout his 8-year tenure, he has been instrumental in approving over half a million dollars in emergency financial assistance to nearly 1,000 veterans of Ottawa County, as well as their family members.
As a strong advocate of the veterans, Cagle has been actively involved in the celebration of county veterans’ accomplishments and in the commemoration of their sacrifices. Cagle is a Vietnam War veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Rohde was appointed to a one-year term as Member-at-Large of the Ottawa County Veterans Service Commission. He is an OEF/OIF veteran who served in the U.S. Army.
To view the biographies of Cagle and Rohde, visit http://www.co.ottawa.oh.us/veterans/commissioners.htm.