Congressman Markwayne Mullin

Representing the 2nd District of Oklahoma
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Veterans Issues

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More on Veterans Issues

Jun 22, 2015 Press Release

MUSKOGEE – Ensuring area veterans know about all of the services available to them in their community and region is the goal of three Veteran Information Day events to be hosted by Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02).

The events will be held in Okmulgee, Claremore and Hugo. All events are open to the public. Registration is not required to attend Mullin’s Veteran Information Day events.

Jun 15, 2015 Mullin' It Over Column

For many of our men and women in uniform, returning from warzones overseas is only the beginning.  Many of these heroes will fight post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following this experience even after they return home.

June is National PTSD Awareness Month, a time when we remind ourselves to remain aware of the unique struggles that veterans, current service members, and others around us may be facing.

Jun 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin’s (OK-02) bill to lower Wounded Warrior unemployment reached an important milestone on Tuesday. The bipartisan Wounded Warrior Employment Improvement Act (H.R 356) was considered by the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity at a legislative hearing—an important step in the lawmaking process.

Apr 27, 2015 Press Release

MUSKOGEE – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) made the following statement after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a rule changing the distance calculation for the Veteran’s Choice Program from straight-line to driving distance. This change is effective immediately.

Additionally, the VA announced it is also changing the mileage calculation for beneficiary travel from the “shortest route” to the “fastest route” in order to maintain consistency in their mileage calculations of the two programs.

Jan 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) introduced a bill to fix problems that rural veterans may encounter when using the new Veteran's Choice Program. Partnering with U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), the legislation aims to improve the new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) plan.

Jan 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON  –  Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (OK-02)  announced bipartisan legislation, the Wounded Warrior Employment Improvement Act, to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program, the key employment program to help assist, train and find jobs for veterans who have compensable service-connected disabilities. Supported by the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and VetsFirst, H.R.

Jul 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  –  Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (OK-02)  announced new bipartisan legislation, the Wounded Warrior Employment Improvement Act, to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program, the key employment program to help assist, train and find jobs for veterans who have compensable service-connected disabilities. Supported by the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and VetsFirst, H.R.

Mar 15, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) announced today he has co-sponsored a bill cutting foreign aid to Egypt to offset the cost of funding the promises our country made to members of America’s military. The $500 million cut in foreign aid will offset the tuition assistance program that was suspended recently by the Army, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and the Air Force due to sequestration and a tightened military budget.