Steven Doohen, secretary of the South Dakota Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, has announced that Charles Claussen has been named as director of the Division of Veterans Affairs for the South Dakota Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
Claussen is an active duty U.S. Army First Sergeant. He currently serves as the first sergeant for the Dakota Army Recruiting District out of Sioux Falls.
"Our mission at the Department is to be advocates for veterans," said General Doohen. "Charles Claussen is an excellent choice and brings significant leadership and personal experience to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs."
"I am honored to have been selected for this position and look forward to working with the Division in support of all Veterans and their family members," said Claussen.