VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE CHAIR PAUL COOK ENDORSES ROCKY CHAVEZ
YUCAIPA, CA—California State Assemblyman and retired Marine Colonel Paul Cook today endorsed Rocky Chavez for California Assembly, District 76.
“As a veteran and as Chair of the Assembly Veterans Affairs Committee, I’m proud to support a fellow veteran, Rocky Chavez,” said Assemblyman Paul Cook, a Republican representing the 65th district. “Sacramento needs people like Rocky who will stand up for those who serve this country.”
Cook served as a U.S. Marine for more than 26 years, earning the Bronze Star and two Purple Heart commendations as a result of combat actions – and achieving the rank of colonel. Cook represents the 65th Assembly district which includes large parts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Cook was appointed Chair of the Assembly Veterans Affairs Committee, where he is an advocate for service men and women. Cook is also a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
“Paul Cook is an honored veteran knows first-hand the price of our freedom,” said Chavez. “I’m proud to stand with Paul as he fights for our veterans in Sacramento.”
Chavez is seeking to represent the 76th California Assembly District, which includes the cities of Oceanside, Vista, Carlsbad and Encinitas. The Chavez campaign is focusing on jobs and the economy, education, veterans, and government efficiency. Chavez served as a Marine for more than twenty-eight years, retiring as a colonel. He then went on to serve nearly a decade on the Oceanside City Council before leading the California Department of Veterans Affairs.
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