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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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Call to Action H.R. 5620

The Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, the Honorable Jeff Miller, introduced H.R. 5620, the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016. This legislation could significantly improve the ability of veterans to receive more timely and accurate … Continue reading

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Commander Dave Riley Needs our help!!!! Let Washington hear Oklahoma “Roar”

Please Scroll down and look at the bill numbers and ask our Oklahoma elected officials to SUPPORT THEM……PLEASE make YOUR VOICE HEARD….Let them know who elected them……. When Congress returns to Washington after Labor Day, they will have less than … Continue reading

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VETERAN SUICIDE FACTS AND DATA

VA News Release  REPORTING DURING SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH Information for Reporting on Veteran Suicides WASHINGTON – For Journalists writing about Veteran suicides and Suicide Prevention Month in September, the Department of Veterans Affairs is providing the following information for reporting on … Continue reading

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