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.
The December 2019 CPN Veterans Report discusses the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the meaning behind their march.
The November 2019 CPN Veterans report discusses the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Millions Veteran Program and National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
The July 2019 report from the CPN Veterans Organization addresses veteran suicides.
Bozho (Hello), According to a recent news release from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, “Effective August 1, 2018, the VA implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred to as the Forever GI Bill. “These provisions will have an immediate and positive impact on veterans and Read More »
I had a pleasant experience the other day while shopping at Atwoods. An elderly gentleman saw my Vietnam CPN Veteran cap and approached me and said, “Vietnam, I see, well I was a little bit ahead of you. I was with UDT at Normandy in 1944, and there was nobody there, but us. We cleared Read More »
Bozho, In 2014, the CPN Veterans Organization’s Color Guard had a busy year. We presented the colors for several parades and special events throughout Oklahoma. They included the Senior Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol, at the Grand Event Center, the Department of Human Services Senior Day at Embassy Suites in Norman, Extreme Fight Inaugural Read More »
Bozho, Attention Veterans! There are changes in VA Health Care Eligibility! Effective 2015, the Department of Veterans Affairs has eliminated the use of net worth as a determining factor for both health care programs and co-payment responsibilities. This change makes VA Health Care Benefits more accessible to lower-income veterans. Instead of combining the sum of Read More »
Bozho, Attention Reservist Veterans. Many reservists who served as crew members, flight nurses and maintenance workers from the 1970s to the 1980s on aircraft previously used to spray Agent Orange defoliant as part of what the military called Operation Ranch Hand during the Vietnam War were considered ineligible for Health Care and Disability Benefits. However, Read More »