CPN Veterans Report

  Bozho (Hello), According to a recent press release from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, President Donald Trump declared November 2018 the second annual National Veterans and Military Families Month. President Trump announced during the dedication, “We salute the brave and dedicated patriots who have worn the uniform of the United States, and we Read More »

Veterans report

Bozho (Hello), Another CPN Family Reunion Festival has come and gone. The CPN Veterans Organization passed out our red veterans’ ribbons again, and that’s the best way to advertise you are a veteran and proud of it. More and more people are approaching veterans and saying, “Thank you for your service.” The CPN Veterans Organization Read More »

CPN Veterans Report: May 2018

  Bozho (Hello), I received a message from the U.S. Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs debunking the story going around about the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs being privatized. Here is the information they provided: There is no effort underway to privatize the VA. Facts: In 1998, VA’s budget was $42.38 billion. The VA’s Read More »

Veterans report: March 2018

  Bozho (Hello), The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Veterans Organization met in January and elected officers. We re-elected Bill Wano and David Barrett for another year — Wano as secretary and Barrett as treasurer. Both have done an excellent job for several years. We elected one new officer, Derek Skaggs, as our vice-commander. Herb Holton agreed Read More »

February veterans report

  Bozho (Hello friends), Those of us veterans who are getting on in years and don’t get around so well anymore will be glad to know that the Baltimore VA Medical Center in Maryland recruited a group of seniors to participate in a research program at the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) to Read More »

CPN Veterans report: November 2014

Bozho, The U.S. Military is made up of five organizations that instill pride in their members because of history, mission, capabilities and respect earned in the service of the Nation. That pride is seen in the customs, courtesies and traditions of the military service. Customs are established practices of things you should or should not Read More »

CPN Veterans report: September 2014

Bozho, The CPN Veterans Organization’s Honor Guard performed an honor service for one of our members recently, Kenneth Peltier, who Walked On in July. He was an active member of the CPN Veterans Organization and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. The CPN Veterans Organization’s Color Guard has been active presenting the Read More »