Pearsall Focused On Helping Veterans – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 7/29/2020 at 3:17pm
When asked why he was the county’s Veterans Service officer, Frank Pearsall said it was not a job but a “calling.”
The 80-year-old, a retired master sergeant for the U.S. Marine Corps, has served in the position for 14 years.
On Monday, he gave the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners an update on his work, the vast majority of which is dealing with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ claims for veterans.
Expenditures have steadily increased each year, with the exception of 2018.
In 2019, expenditures from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in the county totaled $...