Changes coming to Oklahoma’s Veterans Affairs Department, new chairman pledges
The revamped commission accepts the retirement of the agency’s executive director and plans to conduct a national search for her successor. The directors of the Claremore and Sulphur veterans centers also are retiring, the commission chairman says.
Changes are coming to the state Veterans Affairs Department, which has come under scrutiny for allegations of mistreatment of residents at some of its seven veterans centers, the chairman of the board overseeing the agency said Tuesday.
A reconfigured War Veterans Commission — eight of the nine members were appointed in May by Gov. Mary Fallin — accepted the retirement of Martha Spear, who had served the past several years...
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