2023-2024 Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Committee:

Chairman:  Willie Ransom (186)

Vice Chairman: Henry Bowe (186)

Interim Department Service Officer:  Joe Shine (284)

Members:  Tom Hart (79), Alice Cooper (5), Makea Barton (29), Robert Yowell (247), Tyrone Vaughn (5), Margaret Fields (368), Steve Botello (10), Alonzo Scott (37), Rita Chandler (55), Mathew Hedrick (176), Lora Adkins (284), Brian Mullican (364)

Member Emeritus: Roscoe Eagle (85)

PDC Advisor:  Dale Chapman (325)

Purpose- To formulate, recommend and implement plans, programs and activities designed to assure care and protection for our nation’s war veterans, in their physical and  vocational rehabilitation, their education, their social and economic readjustment, entitlement to compensation and pensions, and the support of their dependents and survivors; to coordinate the activities of the Department in veteran’s affairs; and to oversee the effectiveness of the American legion’s program of services to these war veterans and their dependents in claims for benefits administered by both federal and state government.

 These activities include:

Reporting: The Chairman of the V A & R Committee reports its actions and activities to the Department Executive Committee.