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June 26, 2018

A veterans appreciation barbecue will be held Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Newport, Washington. The barbecue will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 211 S. Union Ave, Newport.  No appointment is necessary. For questions, please call Stu Sturtevant at 509-444-8387.  The event is free for all veterans and their family members. The Spokane Mobile Vet Center will be on site to help with any veteran-related issues. 















July 10, 2018


Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, and the Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma will host Presumptive Conditions Campaign Events focused on identifying and assisting veterans across Oklahoma who may have presumptive disabilities and who might be eligible for a VA pension claim.  Events are: Tuesday, July 10, 2018, from noon – 6:00 p.m., Choctaw Community Center, 3274 Afullota Hina, McAlester; Tuesday, July 17, 2018, from noon – 6:00 p.m., Reynolds Community Center, 501 S. Broadway, Poteau; Tuesday, July 31, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Shawnee Tribe Community Building, 29 South Highway 69A, Miami. Events are free; lunch is provided.  For information, contact: VA Tribal Government Relations Specialist Mary Culley, 405-626-3425,; Medicaid/VA Coordinator Karen Massey, Choctaw Health Care, 918-567-7000, ext 6462,; Jeremy Taylor, Choctaw Health Care, 918-567-7000, ext 6498,; or Tribal Administrator Jodi Hayes, Shawnee Tribe, 918-542-2441,