From the office of the
Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations

For Immediate Release
May 13, 2010
Contact: Kathryn Freeman, (210) 733-6604

VAN DE PUTTE HIRES NEW COMMITTEE DIRECTOR

Senator Van de Putte is pleased to announce the promotion of Brent Turner to Committee Director for the Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee. Prior to becoming Committee Director, Brent was the policy analyst for the Veterans Affairs and Military Installations Committee.

Brent joined Senator Van de Putte's staff in September of 2008. He graduated with Honors from the University of Texas (UT) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Rhetoric and Writing. Prior to attending UT, Brent served in the United States Air Force. Brent is originally from Beaumont, Texas.

"Brent will bring a fresh energy and perspective to the Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee. His service in the military ensures a sensitivity and commitment to the issues facing our active-duty personnel, our veterans, and their families. I am pleased to announce his promotion to Committee Director," said Senator Van de Putte.

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