Category Archives: News

 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):

Researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DOD) recently released findings of a new study called Prospective Post-Traumatic Stress disorder Symptom Trajectories in Active Duty and Separated Military Personnel, which examines Post Traumatic Stress Disorder … Continue reading

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 The Oklahoma senate and house veterans and military affairs committee

Many have asked me “Who are the members of the Oklahoma veterans and military affairs committee”? Following are the members of the Oklahoma house and senate veterans and military affairs committees: House – Chair Rep. Tommy Hardin, Vice Chair Rep. … Continue reading

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 The Honor Salute Program:

Veteran service organizations in several states have formed a “Final Salute Program” which is to honor veterans on a hospice program and to give them one final salute. While the program is geared primarily towards Vietnam veterans it does not … 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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• VA burial benefits update ► H.R.1390 | Transportation Reimbursement Bill:

Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) introduced a bill that would authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay for the transportation of a deceased veteran’s remains to a state-owned or tribal-owned veterans cemetery. The VA is currently only authorized to … Continue reading

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• Gulf War Memorial

The Senate passed a joint resolution on 8 MAR which would authorize a national memorial dedicated to those who served in the campaign that liberated Kuwait from an Iraqi invasion to be built on the National Mall. The House passed … Continue reading

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• Medical ID bracelets & pendants

Medical IDs are an important benefit that veterans can claim, free of charge. It is easy to claim your veteran medical ID with the help of your clinician. Follow these simple steps to obtain this benefit: • Step 1: Download … Continue reading

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• Secretary Shulkin’s 10-point reform plan:

In appearances before veterans groups this week, Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin is outlining his 10-point plan for reforming department operations and offerings, with a heavy emphasis on VA medical improvements. plan is separate from the 10-point VA plan … 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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