Veterans organization ready to welcome new members

Once part of a brotherhood on the battlefield, members of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Veterans Organization remain a source of support and pride for each other and the community. The group is excited about the chance to reconnect with current members and welcome new ones into the fold at this year’s Family Reunion Festival.

Veterans report: June 2022

Bozho(Hello), With these trying times many people are wanting to enter employment or change occupations. That usually means facing interviews. Interviews can be rather scary for most people, even if it’s not your first time. The questions they ask you do have a purpose and are designed to evaluate your suitability for the position available. Read More »

Veterans report May 2022

This month’s report from the CPN Veterans Organization highlights several avenues available to veterans for receiving health care virtually, as well as this month’s upcoming meeting.

Veterans report April 2022

This month’s veterans report discusses current events and the upcoming CPN Veterans Organization meeting.

CPN veteran shares Vietnam War stories in new novel

Dennis Hoy, a Citizen Potawatomi veteran, spent the last year and a half working on his new book, Letters from Vietnam, which outlines the year he spent trudging through the jungle and valleys of Southeast Asia in 1967 and 1968.

Veterans report March 2022

This month’s veterans report discusses CPN Veterans Organization meetings, as well as issues of harassment faced by active-duty military personnel and veterans. Resources for anyone experiencing harassment are listed in the report.

Veterans Report February 2022

This month’s report announces the calendar of meetings for 2022. Don’t forget that this month’s meeting will be held Tuesday, February 22.

Veterans Report: January 2022

The January 2022 Veterans Report covers the new year, highlights the role of the color guard and honor guard, and reminds veterans and their families of the monthly meeting.

Veterans Report: December 2021

In this month’s veterans report, the CPN Veterans Organization discusses interviews with military members past and present with the CHC, health care options and more.

Three tribal veterans celebrate 50th wedding anniversaries

By coincidence in casual conversation at a fall CPN Veterans meeting here in Shawnee, Oklahoma, three couples found out that they had all been married in the same month 50 years ago. Their wedding dates were within 17 days of each other that very month.