Christopher Phillips is the new Veterans Service Officer for Fayette, Pickens and Lamar counties, effective Dec. 1, 2021. After training for one month in Jasper, he now works out of the local area offices to serve local veterans. Phillips was born in Texas, and moved several times as a young child before his dad left the military and he settled in Alabama. He grew up in the Alexander City area, and graduated high school in 1995 from Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery. In 1999, Phillips joined the Navy, where he trained as an Aviation Structural Mechanic.
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