Veteran Commission Members
The Story County Commission of Veterans Affairs is a five-member commission.
1. Pat Peakin, Commissioner: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021 (Colo)
Pat has lived in the Colo area his whole life. He has been married to his wife Linda for over 40 years, and they have three married children and seven grandchildren. Pat served in the U.S.Navy on board the USS Richmond K. Turner (DLG 20) a Guided Missle Frigate in the Navigation department. He served on board from September 1969 to May of 1971.
2. Amy Rosenberg, Commissioner: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021 (Nevada)
Amy grew up in Nevada and after high school spent four years in the U.S. Navy on board the Aircraft Carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln. During her enlistment she served as an Aviation Boatswain's mate working in the arresting gear. She completed a ten-month WestPac in 2003. Amy came back to Nevada after her enlistment, and she lives there now with her husband Nick and two daughters. She served as the Public Relations Officer for AMVETS Post 62 out of Cambridge for 6 years.
3. Russell Bauer, Commissioner: Dec. 12, 2017 - June 30, 2019 (Huxley)
Russell served from 2005 to 2012 on active duty in the Army. He was stationed at Fort Bliss, TX with the 4/1 Cav 27th BSB and was deployed to Mosul, Iraq in 2006. He reenlisted and was moved to Fort Riley, KS with the Big Red One, 2/32 Field Artillery, Proud Americans, which he deployed with to Tikrit, Iraq in 2009 as a Petroleum Supply Sergeant. Russell is currently in the Army Reserves and lives in Huxley with his wife Stacey, son Aidan, and daughter Zoey.