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Mullin Statement on Oklahoma Air National Guardsman Killed in Action

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) offered condolences today after Air Force Staff Sgt. Marshal D. Roberts, of Owasso, Oklahoma, was killed in action during a rocket attack on Camp Taji in Iraq on March 11, 2020. Staff Sgt. Roberts was a member of the 219th Engineering Installation Squadron, a subordinate unit of the 138th Fighter Wing in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “Christie and I offer our deepest condol...

President's Budget Builds Strong Future For Veterans Care in Eastern Oklahoma

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This afternoon, President Trump released his 2021 Presidential Budget Request, which identifies his goals and funding priorities for next year. The request includes funding to build a new hospital in Tulsa and is complemented with plans for a major investment in the Muskogee health facility to support a transformative specialty care facility. These new investments – along with ongoing commitment t...

One Hundred Years of Honoring Our Veterans

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Our country has recognized a day to celebrate veterans and their service for one hundred years. It began when fighting in World War I ended after an armistice between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. One year later, President Wilson proclaimed November 11th “Armistice Day” to honor those who died serving in the war. In ...

Honoring the Fallen and Supporting Our Veterans

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For families across the country, Memorial Day Weekend means barbeques, an extra day off work, and the beginning of summer vacation for our kids. But even with many fun activities happening, we should never forget the true meaning of Memorial Day. Memorial Day is when we set aside time to remember the men and women who sacrificed their lives to defend our country. It is a day of remembrance and a d...

Mullin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Provide Checks and Balances to Military Health System

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) yesterday joined his colleagues, Jackie Speier (D-CA), Richard Hudson (R-NC), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA), Ted Lieu (D-CA), Charlie Crist (D-FL), and Greg Steube (R-FL), to introduce the Sergeant First Class Richard Stayskal Military Medical Accountability Act of 2019, which would allow military servicemembers to sue the Department of Defense f...

This Christmas, Remember Everyone Deployed (R.E.D.)

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With the Christmas parades beginning and holiday decorations lining our towns, it is certainly beginning to look a lot like Christmas. For my family, Christmas means getting the whole family together to have good food, play games of tag in the yard, and generally, to just be together. Unfortunately, there are military families across the country that won’t have the chance to be together this Chris...

Mullin Announces Upcoming Mobile Offices for Veterans

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) announced that his veterans caseworker will hold five mobile office stops in southeast Oklahoma specifically for veterans in need of assistance. “In the Second District, I have offices located in Claremore, Muskogee, and McAlester,” said Mullin. “However, I understand that many constituents don’t live near one of my offices, or don’t have the time to travel to o...

Mullin, Crist Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Agent Orange Exposure Fairness Act

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) joined Congressman Charlie Crist (D-FL) in introducing the Agent Orange Exposure Fairness Act (H.R. 6941). This bipartisan bill will expedite the expansion of treatments for veterans exposed to Agent Orange, providing the care they deserve. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Dean Heller (R-NV) introduced companion legislation in the Senate, and it has been endors...

Our Duty to Honor the Fallen

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The summer kicks off this weekend as we observe Memorial Day, but this day is so much more than just the beginning of backyard barbeques, trips to the lake, and summer vacation for our kids. Memorial Day is when we set aside time to remember the men and women who sacrificed their lives so that we can enjoy the freedoms that we have as Americans. It is a day of remembrance and a day to honor those ...

Rep. Mullin Testifies at House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Member Day

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) testified at the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Member Day on Wednesday. Mullin advocated for his bill, H.R. 5829, which would direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to inform each physician in the Veterans Health Administration of their individual opioid prescribing rate and require pain management training for the physicians with the highest opioid pres...

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