Welcome to

Putnam County Veterans Service Commission

Joe Moenter

Executive Director

Joe served in the United States Air Force for over 14 1/2 years. He is married to the lovely Lori Moenter and has been for over 36 years, they have 2 wonderful children Angie and Dustin. He has 5 amazing grandchildren Mason, Griffin, Quincy, Chloe and Archer. Joe has been serving the veterans of Putnam County for 26 years. 

Who are we?

The Veterans Service Commission was established in 1886 by the Ohio Legislature to assist veterans and their families in time of need. Today, the Putnam County Veterans Service Commission provides financial assistance, referrals, information and assists in obtaining Department of Veterans Affairs benefits. There are many benefits and services available to veterans and their families. However, these benefits are often overlooked or underutilized by those eligible to take advantage of them. The Putnam County Veterans Service Commission exists to provide Information and referrals so that veterans and their families can obtain all the benefits they are entitled to receive.

Kristi Powell

Veteran Service Officer

Kristi served in the United States Air Force for 12 years, from 1997-2009 with a deployment based out of Kuwait for Operation Desert Fox. She is a graduate of Pandora-Gilboa High School. She has two wonderful children. Kristi has a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Substance Abuse Counseling from Ohio Christian University and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. Kristi also enjoys activities and sports with her children and doing events with Team RWB.

Bob Kroeger

Veteran Service Officer

Bob served in the United States Navy, 2011 - 2015. He served on the USS Oak Hill LSD 51, as a Yeoman and photographer. He has 2 amazing children and a wonderful wife of 3 years. He is a graduate of Leipsic High School. He enjoys traveling with his family, working with his photography, being active with the American Legion and volunteering at his Church.​ 


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336 E. Main St. Suite A

Ottawa, Ohio 45875

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