The War Veterans Commission is the controlling board of the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs. It is composed of nine members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate, from a list of names submitted by the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Disabled American Veterans. Four members are selected from the American Legion, three from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and two from the Disabled American Veterans. Three members of the Commission must be Vietnam Era veterans. The War Veterans Commission is responsible to the Governor for carrying out the laws passed by the Oklahoma Legislature. In addition, it administers the veterans program in Oklahoma through a Director appointed by and responsible to the Commission. The Office of the Director is maintained in the Central office which is located in the Veterans Memorial Building, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. From this location, the Director exercises operational oversight of the two principal operations of the Department: The Oklahoma Veterans Centers and the Claims and Benefits Division.
War Veterans Commission Meeting Notice
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