CPN Veterans report: November 2015

Bozho, It finally happened. The Vietnam-era CPN Veterans Banquet was well attended on 26 September 2015 at the Grand Casino Hotel Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Treasurer David Barrett was our master of ceremonies, and he did a masterful job. Tribal Chairman John A. Barrett Vice-Chairman Linda Capps addressed the veterans being honored, with the vice-chairman Read More »

CPN Veterans Report: October 2015

Bozho, An issue that is of primary concern in the U.S. at this time, other than the 2016 election, is the care of our country’s warriors. The Office of Warrior Care Policy offers access to several benefits and services, including compensation, caregiver support and care management, that can provide assistance to wounded, ill, and injured Read More »

CPN Veterans report: September 2015

Bozho, At our last CPN Veterans Organization meeting we made some historic advancements in updating our bylaws. First, change in the bylaws is one that has been discussed for several years and affects many CPN members and their spouses. The change was proposed and passed unanimouslyto allow veteran spouses of CPN members to join the Read More »

CPN Veterans report: August 2015

Bozho, Attention veterans: the Department of Veterans Affairs is announcing four new studies that will use genetic and other data from VA’s Million Veteran Program, or MVP, to answer key questions on heart disease, kidney disease, and substance abuse (high priority conditions affecting veterans). More than 390,000 veterans have enrolled so far, and is becomingthe Read More »

CPN Veterans report: March 2015

Bozho, At our January CPN Veterans meeting, we elected our new officers, or should I say, re-elected our “new” officers. I, Daryl Talbot, was re-elected commander for another three years. Bill Wano was re-elected as secretary and David Barrett was re-elected our treasurer. Both have done an outstanding job in the past and I believe Read More »

CPN Veterans Report: February 2015

Bozho, On 28 December 2014 the CPN Veterans Organization lost another valued member and former commander, Joe David Melott, walked on. He will be greatly missed by friends and family. January was the month of officer elections for the CPN Veterans Organization. The results will be in the next veterans report. However, there are several Read More »

CPN Veterans report: January 2015

  It has been another good year for us, but as we enter the New Year of 2015, we also remember those members of ours who have walked on. We closed out our 2014 with the annual Veteran’s Christmas Party at the North Reunion Hall. As with most of our meetings, conversation between friends and Read More »

CPN Veterans report: December 2014

Bozho, Though it has passed, November is the month for Veterans. The time to remember, recognize them, and say thank you. The CPN Veterans Organization Color Guard had a big parade in Wewoka that combined the Veterans with their Sorghum Festival. I believe it was the largest parade we have ever marched in. It was Read More »

CPN Veterans report: October 2014

Bozho, The CPN Veterans Organization lost another active and beloved member on August 6, 2014 when Max Baer Wano walked on. He was a career U.S. Navy veteran and one of our most supportive members as a member of the Color Guard and Honor Guard. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends, Read More »

CPN Vets report:July 2014

   Bozho, The month of June was a busy one for the CPN Veterans Organization. We had our Color Guard presenting the colors at several functions, including this year’s festival. U.S. Flags Retirement Ceremony on Friday.  My favorite was our special guest at our festival veterans’ table this year, Robert Sander, author of the book, Read More »