Author Archives: danny

Message from Secretary McDonald

A MESSAGE FROM THE SECRETARY The Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion, No FEAR, and Whistleblower Rights and Protection Policy Statement As Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), I am committed to providing our Veterans the world-class benefits … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

New VA Medical Advisory Group

Group of Respected Medical Experts to Advise VA on Health Care for 9 Million Veterans Special Medical Advisory Group Led by Dr. Jonathan Perlin of Hospital Corporation of America            WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

2015 Oklahoma Veterans Awareness Day

“Job well done” to all the Members and Chapters who made their way to our State Capital on Wednesday April 1st.  Remarks by the Lt Governor Todd Lamb, Speaker of the House Jeffrey Hickman and Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman were … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Please Pass the Word

On January 13, 2015, 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

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Job Posting Part Time HSC Muskogee

job posting hsc Muskogee 2015

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Small Business Administration

SBA Offers Two-Day Training for Veteran Entrepreneurs  “Military veterans make great small business owners and Oklahoma counts on small business to drive our economy,” said Dottie Overal, Small Business Administration (SBA) Oklahoma District Director. “There is no better time than … Continue reading

Posted in News | 2 Comments

National Commander Hope

October 1st Will Mark the One-Year Anniversary of the Government ShutdownNow is the Time for Congress to Pass the Putting Veterans Funding First Act. October 1, 2014 will mark a full year since the budget battles created a stalemate that halted … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Yellow Ribbon

Fellow Veterans, Many of you may have heard of the “Yellow Ribbon” program … but some may be confused as to what it refers to. Your confusion is warranted, there are two “Yellow Ribbon” programs, both very different from each … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

HR 5032

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2014 Maloney and Mullin Announce Bipartisan Bill to Reform Veterans Employment Program Would Help to Lower Wounded Warrior Unemployment Rate Currently at Nearly 18%  Washington, D.C.  –  Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Rep. Markwayne … Continue reading

Posted in News | 488 Comments

National Commander comments

In the wake of VA’s access-to-care scandal, some Members of Congress have been quoted to suggest VA’s problems have no connection to the level of its budget.  DAV (Disabled American Veterans) disagrees strongly with the idea that VA’s challenges are … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment