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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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Fraud Alert

Fraud Alert From State Adjutant There are two gentleman using first names of Stan and Kevin conducting a fundraiser selling small hunting permit stickers for $5.00; who are falsely stating they are representing/raising money for the DAV. THIS IS NOT … Continue reading

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Homeless Assistance Bill Introduced

Senator Richard Blumenthal introduced S. 1885, the Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015. This bill would expand service and assistance to include veterans who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, and veterans with very low incomes. This expansion would … Continue reading

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Health Care Update from VA

VA Health Care Official Announces Initiatives and Progress Made to Improve Access to Care New Initiatives Chart Roadmap to Access-to-Care Improvements WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) top health care official today announced progress and new steps VA … Continue reading

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