BIOGRAPHY
Zach Migura, US Army Veteran

 


 

Originally from Katy, Texas, Zach Migura enlisted as an Engineer, Carpentry / Masonry Specialist in the United States Army and served from 2002 to 2004. As a member of the regular Army he deployed to Kuwait and Iraq in 2003. Zach has been in the Dallas area since 2005. He reenlisted into the Army Reserve in 2006. As a Reservist he deployed to Afghanistan from 2013 to 2014. Zach is currently a Sergeant First Class (E-7) assigned to 12th Battalion Army Reserve Careers Division as an Army Reserve Career Counselor (Seagoville, TX).

Zach was a VA Work Study (intern) at the Dallas County Veterans Service Office prior to becoming a Senior Secretary from February to April of 2012. He was a Collin County Veterans County Service Officer (VCSO) from April of 2012 to April of 2017. His assistance to clients as a Collin County VCSO resulted in over $16.6 million awarded in benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He returned to Dallas County and was appointed by Commissioners’ Court as the Director of Veterans Services in April of 2017. Zach has been elected twice by his peers of VCSOs across Texas to serve as President of The Veterans County Service Officers Association of Texas (VCSOAT). In 2017 he was the recipient of the Dan Garcia Memorial Achievement Award which is the highest award given by the VCSOAT. He was appointed by the Texas Veterans Commission to serve on the Veterans County Service Officers’ Advisory Committee in 2015 and is currently a member of the committee. He is a member of the Dallas VA Medical Center’s Veterans’ Advisory Council. He is a VA Accredited Representative with: American Ex-Prisoners of War, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Military Order of the Purple Heart, National Association of County Veterans Service Officers, Texas Veterans Commission, The Retired Enlisted Association, The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., and Vietnam Veterans of America.

Zach graduated with a Master of Public Affairs degree from The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) in August of 2017. He earned a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from UTD in August of 2013. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs from UTD in December of 2011.





 

2377 N. Stemmons Fwy., Suite 631 Box 1
Dallas, TX 75207-2710
Phone: (972) 692-4939       Fax: (214) 819-2880
Email: veteran.services1@dallascounty.org

We strongly advise applicants to consult with the County Veterans Services Office prior to submitting all documents to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Assistance is available to all who are shut-in and require help in completing applications and acquiring supporting documents. This may help to reduce delays in receiving benefits or preventing the denial of benefits.