Cherokee Nation Hosts Resource & Benefit Enrollment Fair for Veterans

 Cherokee Nation Veterans Center located near the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex at 17675 S. Muskogee Ave.

Cherokee Nation Veterans Center located near the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex at 17675 S. Muskogee Ave.

Published September 25, 2016

TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation is hosting a resource and benefit enrollment fair for all veterans on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center in Tahlequah.

“Cherokee Nation is committed to the mental and physical health of our military veterans. Hosting this special educational fair will better connect all veterans, both Cherokee and non-Cherokee, with the essential services, resources and benefits available to them from the state, federal and our tribal government,” said Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, a U.S. Navy veteran.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and feature informational booths and resources from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Cherokee Nation and other community agencies. It is open to all veterans, their family members and widows of those who served. Lunch will also be provided.

Attendees need to bring a copy of the veteran’s DD Form 214.

For more information or transportation assistance, call the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center at 918-772-4166.

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