2021-2022 Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Committee:
Chairman: Willie Ransom (186)
Vice Chairman: Henry Bowe (186)
Department Service Officer: Eric Isaksen (327)
Members: Tom Hart (147), Alice Cooper (5), Makea Barton (29), Robert Yowell (247), Roscoe Eagle (85), Tyrone Vaughn (5), Margaret Fields (368), Steve Botello (10), Alonzo Scott (37), Rita Chandler (55), Matthew Hedrick (176), Craig Ervin (284), Brian Mullican (364)
PDC Advisor: Ron Miluszewski (148)
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:
- Homeless Veterans
- Veteran Employment & Education
- Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS)
- Service Officers
- Women’s Outreach
Reporting: The Chairman of the V A & R Committee reports its actions and activities to the Department Executive Committee.