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Al Bancroft recently retired from his position as the Citizen Contact at the Office of Veterans Affairs, Camden County, N.J. He was a Lieutenant Colonel (O-5) in the Marine Corps.
“I have the best job in America! It’s not about me, but rather the veteran.”
Champion’s Job Responsibilities:
Lt Col. Bancroft is the contact person for Veterans of Camden County, NJ. As the contact person he has served with unwavering commitment and steadfast dedication to those in the veteran community that need assistance. He also attends “the final salute” services of those veterans being laid to rest, by comforting the family, showing that their veteran was and is never forgotten!
Why Bancroft was nominated for the Veteran Champions of the Year in Corporate America Award:
The Lieutenant Colonel for the past 20 years has given an untold number of hours assisting veterans of New Jersey. He has as a public employee dedicated his life to helping veterans in need! He has always said, “I have the best job in America!” His involvement includes the VFW, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Vietnam Veterans of America, the Camden County Dept. of Veteran Affairs, the Veterans Home in Vinland, and a Camden County homeless veterans organization.