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FY 2018 Proposed Budget with regards to IU

Over the past several weeks, DAV has received hundreds of inquiries from DAV members and other concerned parties regarding the proposal to eliminate the total disability rating based on Individual Unemployability (IU) benefits for veterans over the age of 62 … Continue reading

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Voice Your Concerns

The President’s budget proposal fiscal year (FY) 2018 and FY 2019 advance appropriation was released on May 23, 2017. The following day, DAV and its Independent Budget (IB) partners provided testimony and recommendations to the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, on … Continue reading

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PLEASE HELP…If this is you or someone you know.

In order to better understand and advocate for caregivers of all disabled veterans, DAV is conducting a survey about the role, benefits, challenges and inequities facing family caregivers of disabled veterans. This survey builds on earlier research DAV undertook in … Continue reading

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Deborah Sampson Act Introduced

On March 21, the Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, Senator Jon Tester, introduced S. 681, the Deborah Sampson Act.  This comprehensive measure addresses gender disparities and would improve and expand programs and services for women veterans … Continue reading

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Meet Dave & Yvonne Riley our National Guest this June State Convention

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Tulsa Tech Limited Time Tuition Waiver

Tulsa Tech Information Relating to Military Tuition Waiver This is a Financial Assistance opportunity included in Tulsa Tech Financial Assistance flyer along with other Scholarships and Grants.  The program was approved by the Board of Education in 2016 and is … Continue reading

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Please Support the Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act

On February 3, 2017 Representative Joe Wilson of South Carolina introduced H.R. 846, the Military Surviving Spouses Equity Act, a bill to repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) for military surviving spouses … Continue reading

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Call to Action Please click on the link at the bottom of CMDR Riley’s Letter

On January 19, 2017, Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL) introduced H.R. 303, the Retired Pay Restoration Act.  This bill would end the unfair policy of forcing many military longevity retirees to forfeit some of their retired pay in order to receive … Continue reading

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DAV-DAVA National Commander’s Call to Action

Congress is back and has just a few weeks remaining this year to pass historic claims and appeals modernization legislation and we need your help to make sure they don’t leave town without getting this done. To address this issue, … Continue reading

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2016 Oklahoma Fall Conference

2016 Fall Conference

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